The Program Director is a full time job responsible for the content and presentation of programs broadcast on KHNS. Adhering to the budget, the Program Director seeks, develops, evaluates, acquires and schedules programs. The Program Director displays leadership regarding program policies and performance of on-air shifts; supervises personnel and community volunteers; and with General Manager, keeps KHNS current with FCC rules as they pertain to programming. Example of Duties:
- Develop on-air programs and schedules that meet mission-driven goals and achieve balance between non-local and locally produced programs.
- Oversee operation of the automation system (DAD) and Content Depot, including programming, troubleshooting and operation of the Emergency Alert System.
- Assist in operations: Ensure that program logs, operating logs, EAS transmitter logs and PSAs are current.
- Field questions, complaints, and compliments from the listener ship regarding programming and policies.
- Work cooperatively with General Manager in establishing program content and format.
- Work cooperatively with News Director and General Manager in establishing and scheduling news and public affairs programming.
- Work cooperatively with Development Director on fund drive and scheduling of underwriting. Assist in the production of underwriting and EPSA statements for broadcast as needed.
- Sustain community contact for programming issues, work with the Community Advisory Board (CAB) and maintain KHNS public files relating to programming.
- Maintain the Issues Program List and file in the public file quarterly.
- Fill in for on-air host as needed.
- In charge of recruiting, training, and scheduling volunteers for on-air shifts, updating training materials
- Work with Development Director on programming of membership drives by planning and scheduling programming, scheduling pitch breaks, and pitches on-air as necessary.
- Other duties as assigned by the General Manager.
- Ability to work under pressure and demonstration of strong interpersonal skills
- Strong production and on-air performance skills, as demonstrated by an audition tape
- Strong computer skills; familiarity with Enco automation system, Adobe Audition and the Public Radio Satellite System or the demonstrated capacity and willingness to learn.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including some weekends and evenings
- Exceptional organizational skills; demonstrated teaching skills
- Strong commitment to creative radio, public information, community involvement
Reports to: General Manager Supervises: On-Air Volunteer staff Classification: Regular Full-Time, Exempt Salary Range: DOE $32,000 to $40,000 Submit letter of interest, resume and audition clips by email by Friday, May 26th, 2017, 5 pm to GM at firstname.lastname@example.org.