Support Staff Position (non-exempt)
Position TitleAssistant Program Director/Producer
Salary ($US) and BenefitsHiring Range: $25.71 - $26.44
Basic FunctionThe Assistant Program Director/Producer will assist, and report to, the Program Director. Responsibilities include producing a one-hour weekly program, booking guests, assisting with scheduling, editing, programming for broadcast, anchoring live programs as needed, producing promos and underwriting credits, creating daily logs, representing KCLU at promotional events, assembling newscasts, taking news feeds, creating and maintaining content for the KCLU website, training/overseeing on-air volunteers, programming automation system, assisting program director with special projects, other duties as assigned.
Representative DutiesBook guests for daily public affairs program and work effectively and appropriately with host(s) and KCLU sales representative(s).
Schedule and edit programming for broadcast as directed.
Anchor live programs as needed including morning and/or evening drive programs.
Program automation system.
Produce promos and underwriting credits.
Create daily logs and use traffic program effectively.
Attend promotional events as required.
Take news and program feeds.
Create and maintain content for KCLU website and social media, update as needed.
Train on-air volunteers and oversee volunteer performance.
Assist program director and general manager as needed.
Knowledge OfProducing radio programs.
Editing programs for broadcast.
Anchoring news programs.
Online Media (podcasting and streaming)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Public radio mission, goals and objectives.
Managerial skills and experience.
Website development and design.
Radio promotion and Trafficking.
Media/audience data analysis.
FCC rules and regulations
Ability ToWork effectively with a timeline.
Operate computer programs, web programs, traffic systems.
Supervise, train and evaluate employees.
Work independently with little direction.
Prepare concise and accurate reports.
Interface with community and members of the station.
Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationship with coworkers.
Education and ExperienceAny combination equivalent to: Bachelor’s degree in communication arts or related field and five years increasingly responsible experience in radio.
Face-paced office environment
Variable or evening/weekend hours.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or over the telephone.
Seeing to read various materials.
Sitting for extended periods of time.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to retrieve or store materials.
Application ProcedureEmployment application must be submitted in full, additionally, send resume with cover letter and names and phone numbers of three professional references to:
California Lutheran University
Human Resources, MC1100
60 W. Olsen Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Fax resume to (805) 493-3655 or
California Lutheran University is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.