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Broadcast Aide 2
Position number 995768

Duties and Responsibilities:

Produces, hosts, and announces on-air and pre-recorded programming typically during off hours. Reports to Director of Programming or other designated supervisor.

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:

Produces and hosts on-air broadcasts; operates master control board; announces underwriting, weather, and news; provides information and promotes upcoming events (e.g., concerts, festivals, ballets, etc.) and monitors transmitter.

Produces arts and entertainment, news, fundraising and promotional segments; conducts interviews, edits audio, and writes scripts.

Operates master control board for pre-recorded programs (e.g., monitors levels on board).

Acts as emcee at various events (e.g. folk festivals, concerts, etc.).

Answers email and phone calls from listeners, as required.

May fill in for other Broadcast Aides or Announcer/Producers, when necessary.

May train and direct student or temporary employees; may participate in training new employees.

Performs related duties as required.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent plus formal course work in radio production (or equivalent training or experience which provides comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities). A minimum of three months radio, audio, or media production experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Not applicable.

License/Certification: Special license or certification may be required (e.g., Third Class FCC license). Valid Ohio driver's license.

Knowledge Of:
Operation of master control board

Skill In:

Public relations

Interpersonal communication to effectively interact with University personnel and public in person and over the telephone

Written communication (e.g., to compose scripts for entertainment segments)

Ability To:
Read and comprehend a variety of written materials

Operate computer for data entry/retrieval

Work varied hours and shifts to include evenings and weekends


Must pass a security check. Air check may be required.

For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

To Apply:

Visit https://jobs.kent.edu and search for position number 995768.

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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