Ohlone College Director, Radio Operations in Fremont, California

Ideal Candidate Statement

Ohlone College is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader with a passion to run an active contemporary radio station. The ideal candidate will be skilled in working with a diverse group of faculty, staff and administrators, organizing and prioritizing a variety of projects, able to multiple task in an effective and timely manner, focused on data-driven outcomes, and can meet critical deadlines. This ideal candidate will need to demonstrate strategic thinking, have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and is knowledgeable of best practices as it relates to logistics and operations of a functioning radio station.

Job Description Summary

Under general administrative direction, the Director of Radio Station Operations is responsible for the coordination and effective management of the radio station. The station operation may broadcast 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Coordinates a full complement of radio courses with instructional schedules and student programs with the broadcast operation. Performs related duties as assigned or required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge Of: Federal Communication Commission rules and regulations; principles of supervision, personal computer operation, public relations, of equipment used in the operation of a radio station, principles, methods and techniques involved in radio production, directing, and programming.

Skills and Abilities: Select, train, and supervise personnel; prepare and maintain accurate and complete records; maintain effective and compatible relations with all facets of the campus and community; ability to comprehend and apply materials having technical, legal and policy content; repair and maintain radio station broadcasting equipment; operate a radio station.

Essential Duties

Participates in the purchase, installation, maintenance and repair of equipment;

Supervises and is responsible for the preparation of license applications, daily logs and reports as required by the F.C.C.;

Hires, trains, assigns, and supervises staff;

Supervises and is responsible for the design and production of programs for broadcasting on and off campus;

Performs general maintenance and repairs on station equipment and broadcast tower;

Participates in special projects;

Coordinates with administration and faculty in course design, implementation and instruction, participating in the identification of qualified adjunct faculty for the radio/television program;

Participates in the supervision of lab activities for all radio courses;

Prepares and controls radio station budget;

Works cooperatively with the Office of Public Information in a public relations role and in designing and implementing broadcast advertising for the College;

Selects marketing agency and is responsible for revenue generation efforts.

Education and Experience

Education: B.A. degree with two years of commercial broadcasting and/or one year of educational broadcasting experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which indicates possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

License Restricted Radiotelephone Operator’s Permit.

Foreign Transcripts

Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Benefits Statement

Ohlone offers a competitive benefits package. Employee pays for health benefits from salary. Below is a list of some of our offerings:

  1. Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, EAP and LTD
  2. Membership in Public Employees’ Retirement System Candidates hired on or after January 1, 2013 are subject to restrictions imposed by PEPRA)
  3. Contribution to O.A.S.D.I. (Social Security)
  4. Paid vacation
  5. Paid sick leave
  6. Paid holidays and district-paid floating personal days
  7. Longevity pay step increase based on your years of service
  8. IRS Section 125 Flexible Medical Spending Plan
  9. 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan (employee contributes)
  10. 403(b) Tax Shelter Annuity Plan (employee contributes)

*Benefits will be prorated for positions less than 100%

Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986

Applicants selected for positions will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.”

District Statement

A multi-campus single community college district, Ohlone College is located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in California; serving 12,000 students per year. The District has a main campus in the City of Fremont and a newly constructed campus in the City of Newark. Ohlone College is an ethnically diverse institution that promotes innovation and continuous improvement in departments and divisions. The College is named for the native population living in the area when Mission San Jose was founded. The Fremont campus is located just south of the historical Mission. The Newark Campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology.

EEO Statement Summary

The District is strongly committed to the principles of equal opportunity and to hiring qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our community. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, military and veteran status, pregnancy/childbirth/breastfeeding or related medical condition or any other protected basis in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants.

If you have a disability and are in need of special services, equipment, or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510) 659-6088.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts and proof of freedom from tuberculosis. In addition you will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.” Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas. Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance.

Salary Range: $83,436 - $106,487

Number of Vacancies: 1

Open Date: 08/01/2017

Close Date: 08/31/2017

Open Until Filled: No