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WPRK Station Manager

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Eligibility Criteria: Only current/incoming Rollins students will be considered for this position.
Position Summary:
Job Description: WPRK’s Station Manager works among over 100 Rollins students, Rollins faculty, Rollins staff, and community volunteers to maintain the excellence of the 24/7 broadcast station. The position will work alongside a student staff to bring awareness of the station and maintain operations. The individual will cultivate a positive environment and invite participation from the Rollins community and Central Florida population. The position’s goal is to innovate toward its mission of broadcasting the ideas which keep people free.. Associated tasks include:
  • Developing ideas and programming to meet our community’s needs 
  • Enhancing and actualizing the ideas of student staff and volunteers 
  • Working with the Director of Student Media to fulfill FCC obligations 
  • Ensuring WPRK standards of quality are met 
  • Integrating students and community members into on-air experiences 

Anticipated Employment Dates: 8/17/2020 – 4/27/2021
Supervisor Name, Department: Greg Golden, Student Media / WPRK
Scheduled Hours: 12 hours per week, flexible based on student's class schedule. 
Work Environment: WPRK, in Rollins Hall. Work will require use of computer, sitting, standing, and use of broadcast technology.
Physical Requirements: 
  • Sitting
  • Working at a computer

Summer position: This position is also hired for the summer semester, ideally filled by the candidate hired for the 2020-21 academic year. The stipend for the summer is $1000, and may include housing based on need. If the person hired for 2020-21 is not available for the summer, another student employee will be appointed to fill in.
Anticipated Employment Dates: 4/29/2020 – 8/16/2020
Supervisor Name, Department: Greg Golden, Student Media / WPRK
Scheduled Hours: 20 hours per week 

Desired Qualifications/Special Skills:
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience working in teams
  • Demonstrated communication skills
  • Internet skills and social media experience
  • Computer skills, preferably with Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign and Photoshop)
  • Interest in music
  • Demonstrated communication skills

Anticipated Learning Outcomes:
  • Collaboration
  • Problem-solving
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Professionalism

Number of Available Positions:
  • 1 (Full year) 
Additional Information:
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