Position Title:KETR Operations Manager
Reports To:General Manager KETR
Purpose of Position
Responsible for carrying out KETR general operations, programming and production. Assists with fundraising and underwriting.
- Programs and troubleshoots public radio and other satellite services and makes equipment purchases and use recommendations.
- Oversees the maintenance and upkeep of KETR’s Public Inspection File.
- Coordinates program and music logs with General Manager and traffic secretary.
- Hires, trains and schedules part-time, volunteer and student staff.
- Assists in maintaining station website.
- Calls upon, coordinates with, and assists Engineer and Chief Operator with all technical issues at both the studios and the tower site.
- Participates in decision making and executes the schedule and airing of all KETR programming.
- Previews and schedules music according to programming guidelines..
- Creates, site engineers, and assists with station promotions, including weekends.
- Prepares and carries out regular on-air shift, as needed.
- Covers on-air shifts, including weekends when a substitute cannon be found.
- May serve as news anchor and/or reporter at the direction of the news director, as needed.
- Hosts local/emergency/remote broadcasts as needed.
- Helps to coordinate and schedule all station announcements, including promos, public service announcements and underwriting spots.
- Assists with and participates in pledge drives, including scheduling air staff and volunteers.
- Assists with underwriters and prospects, as needed.
Contributes to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues and opportunities.
This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. May temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services.
Marginal Functions will vary with the specific assignment and depend on the particular unit or function for which the person is responsible. Consideration will be given on a case by case basis and reassignment of marginal duties will be made when appropriate.
Knowledge & Skill Requirements
Requires BachelorÔ??s degree in radio/TV or related field or combination or training and experience. Radio management in a college/university environment. Working knowledge of FCC & CPB rules and procedures, working knowledge of NPR and other providers of public radio programming preferred. Working knowledge of broadcast digital and computer hardware and software and the Internet, including streaming and website development preferred.
Supervision of Personnel
Part-time announcers, varying number of student staff and volunteers.