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Assistant Director of Radio Information Services

Salary: $8.00
up to 20 hours per week

Job Description: Reads various daily and weekly publications for visually or physically impaired listeners via the sideband of WUIS-FM radio. Does radio production work as required, including set up and on air broadcast of all programs scheduled during a work shift. Ability to operate digital and analog playback and recording equipment in accordance with daily log, operate the computer based recording system, prepare and execute daily reading programs, communicate any recording or play back problems with the RIS Director and WUIS Manager.  Position requires some special skills and training. Various other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Good clear reading voice with good command of the English language. In accordance with Federal Communications Commission (FCC), candidate must be a U.S. citizen. Must be available weekends, evenings, and/or early mornings.

Radio News Anchor

Salary: $8.00
up to 20 hrs/wk

Job Description: Prepare and broadcast newscasts on WUIS each weekday.  Morning newscasts of about eight minutes  are broadcast “live” at 6:31, 7:31, and 8:31 a.m while the afternoon ones are about five minutes and take place at 4:30p.m. and 5:30 p.m.  The afternoon shift will also include hosting the local broadcast of the NPR program “All Things Considered.”  The person selected will also participate in the semi-annual on-air fundraisers and other station sponsored activities.  Other duties as assigned by the New Director including some occasional reporting assignments.

Qualifications: Professional on-air voice presence.   Computer skills such as basic word processing.  Availability for some weekend and holiday assignments.  Strong interpersonal communication skills. Prior radio news broadcasting experience, including familiarity with digital audio recording and editing software programs.

Master Control Operator

Salary: $8.00

Job Description: Operate the station’s master control board and continuously monitor the broadcast signal. Operate digital and analog playback and recording equipment in accordance with daily log. Prepare and execute station breaks as per daily log. Understand Emergency Notification System and and activate as needed. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Experience with or the ability to learn how to operate broadcast equipment. Good clear reading voice with an excellent command of the English language. Available to work weekends. In accordance with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) guideline the candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

Membership Assistant

Salary:  $8.00

up to 20 hours per week

Job Description:  Assist in preparation for and culmination of pledge drive including volunteer coordination, material creation, photography, and mailing premiums and thank you s. Assist with creating underwriting packets.  Tabulate listener surveys.  Assist in event RSVPs.  Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  Computer skills in basic word processing.  Phone skills. Good English communication skills are necessary.  Good organizational skills.  Ability to write a plus.

Production and Operations Assistant

Salary:  $8.00

up to 20 hours per week

Job Description:  Record breaks, underwriting spots, various voice-overs.  Maintain website including an update of the community calendar and music play lists.  Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:  Professional On-Air voice presence. Computer skills (basic word processing required; website and/or audio editing experience a plus.  Weekend and/or holiday work may be necessary.