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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) appreciates your interest in employment. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:  

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Job Description

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for KUNV Operations Manager, Journalism, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs [R0124712]

PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world. UNLV   is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine.  UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.  For more information, visit us on line at:  http://www.unlv.edu

COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

ROLE of the POSITION

This position works under the general direction of the General Manager of KUNV and will help lead KUNV’s audio evolution, managing the overall tone of the broadcast station, creating a coherent and engaging experience for the audience, and shaping the future sound of public radio.

The person will ensure that KUNV programming on broadcast and live streaming platforms serve Southern Nevada communities, reflect diversity, and highlight our status as a local producing station as evidenced by audience reach and membership. The person will work with the on-air staff, volunteers and students to build workflows to enhance our on-air programming and community engagement. And the person will manage staff to provide 24/7 continuous on-air programming, coverage and on-line reliability of KUNV’s delivery platforms.

This position is responsible for serving the Southern Nevada community with the highest quality local and national broadcast and live on-line programming that is timely, relevant and essential. This position also works and regularly communicates with all members of KUNV’s leadership team to ensure collaboration, effective program administration and adherence to FCC compliance.

KUNV Operations Manager plans and oversees programming, production, tone, sound & on-air image of KUNV-FM, HD2 and HD3. This person provides direction to on-air personalities, coaches on-air talent and producers, holds frequent listening/air check sessions with air-staff, and oversees content creation via the production staff, including UNLV students and volunteers.

This person works with the KUNV General Manager to maintain FCC compliance and protect the station license, works with engineers to maintain technical operations, collaborates with the Sales Manager to support revenue opportunities and collaborates with the Membership and Marketing Director to support promotional, fundraising and marketing opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university, a minimum of three (3) years of experience in comparable managerial/supervisory role and radio programming experience. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

SALARY RANGE

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. 

Pursuant to Assembly Bill (AB) 3 passed by the Nevada State Legislature during the 31st Special Legislative Session, employees are required to take furlough at a 4.6 percent monthly reduction in compensation from January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021.

APPLICATION DETAILS

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on May 31, 2021 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Ashton Ridley, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNAL NSHE CANDIDATES

UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, R0124712 in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.

SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT

UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.

EEO/AA STATEMENT

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

TITLE IX STATEMENT

UNLV does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities, including admissions, on the basis of sex/gender pursuant to Title IX, or on the basis of age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, color or religion pursuant to Title 4, Chapter 8, Section 13 of the NSHE Handbook. Reports of discriminatory misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and/or concerns about noncompliance with Title IX or any other anti-discrimination laws or policies should be directed to UNLV’s Title IX Coordinator Michelle Sposito. The Title IX Coordinator can be reached through the online reporting form, by email at titleixcoordinator@unlv.edu, by phone at (702) 895-4055, by mail at 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV, 89154-1062, or in person at Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH), Room 555.

Job Category

Administrative Faculty

Exempt

Yes

Full-Time Equivalent

100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.  

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified,  HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment. 

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.  

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.  

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.  

All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of the job announcements (if a closing date is provided).

Recruitments that provide a work schedule are subject to change based on organizational needs.

Apply at https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNLV-External/job/UNLV1-Maryland-Campus/KUNV-Operations-Manager–Journalism–Greenspun-College-of-Urban-Affairs–R0124712-_R0124712

Station/Company

KUNV

Post Date: May 21, 2021
Closing Date: August 21, 2021