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Director of Advancement, WKSU (Major Gifts Officer)
Position number 995774

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Director of Advancement is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive special and major gifts fundraising program to generate private gift support for WKSU and is directly responsible for managing a portfolio of prospects. WKSU is a non-profit public radio station that broadcasts NPR and classical music throughout Northeast Ohio. This position reports to the Senior Associate Vice President, Institutional Advancement.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field; three - four years progressively responsible fundraising and/or sales experience is required. Experience in higher education fundraising is preferred. Ability and desire to travel and participate in evening and weekend work-related activities are required. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communications: including public relations skills.

Other:

Kent State has recently been selected as a “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation’s number one source of news, information and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. This is the third time the university has been selected for this honor in the past four years.

To Apply:

Apply on line at www.Kent.edu

All documents submitted to Kent State University for employment opportunities are public records and subject to disclosure under the Ohio Public Records Law.
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All documents submitted to Kent State University for employment opportunities are public records and subject to disclosure under the Ohio Public Records Law.
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News Director
Position number 989840

Duties and Responsibilities:

Opportunity to oversee news and information programming; responsible for the structure and strategy that will ensure WKSU remain crucial part of Northeast Ohio’s context, understanding, and sense of community.

Position includes overall direction and planning, hiring, training, coaching, editing and story conceptualizing and working with other departments at the station and in the community to broaden and deepen our reach. Will develop and set daily, weekly, and long-term scheduled stories to ensure a balance of coverage that includes breaking news and contextual features; manage vacation and holiday schedules to maintain coverage of on-air shifts and/or news coverage.

Other:

Kent State University is a public research university located in Kent, OH. Kent State is one of the largest universities in Ohio with an enrollment of 42,185 students in the eight campus-system and 27,855 students at the main campus in Kent. Kent State offers such notable programs as nursing, liquid crystals, business, history, library science, aeronautics, journalism and fashion design. Kent State is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as one of the top 77 public research universities in the US and one of the top 76 in community engagement.

To Apply:

Apply on line at www.Kent.edu.

All documents submitted to Kent State University for employment opportunities are public records and subject to disclosure under the Ohio Public Records Law.
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