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The Integrated Media Department at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA invites applications for a 100% FTE, fixed-term renewable position beginning fall 2024 semester. Our department seeks individuals with professional experience in broadcasting and radio general management.  The radio station general manager is responsible for the overall operation of the station (KAGU-FM is the classical music station of the Inland Northwest), including programming, finance, budgeting, compliance with laws and regulations, technical operations, facilities management, and long-term planning. They also manage fund raising and ensure that the station complies with FCC regulations.

Teaching experience in the field of media studies or media related fields with the ability to teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the department’s majors (Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Journalism, or Public Relations) and/or Integrated Media is preferred.

Consistent with the mission and values of the university, the department strives to serve its community and the world through education, scholarship, artistic expression, inclusive media practices and professional and community engagement. The department welcomes candidates eager to contribute to the college’s goal of inclusive excellence in teaching and to pursue scholarly interests in an environment that values and practices care and respect for all community members. To learn more about the College’s commitment to inclusive practices, please visit: https://www.gonzaga.edu/casjobs .

For information on Gonzaga University’s mission, please visit: https://www.gonzaga.edu/about/our-mission-jesuit-values/mission-statement

For more information on the Integrated Media Department, please visit:

https://www.gonzaga.edu/college-of-arts-sciences/departments/integrated-media

 

Job Duties:

·         FCC duties:  License renewal; quarterly filing of the station public affairs issue report; maintain Public File ownership report and data base; Emergency Activation System testing and documentation.

·         Contract agreements: MET Opera; KHQ for tower and transmitter; third-party transmission engineer; music licensing for ASCAP, BMI, SEASAC, etc.

·         Manage KAGU programming: oversee and approve all programming, station identifiers, music, seasonal programming, announcements, and coordinate live performances.

·         Creation and editing of station breaks and other preproduced materials

·         Supervise students in developing promotional materials and other KAGU-related duties, including the MET Opera.

·         Teaching load equivalent to 24 credits of teaching. The responsibilities of KAGU oversight will be integrated into this as course reassignment, to be determined by the dean.  

·         Attend regular departmental and campus-wide meetings.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree in media studies, communication, broadcasting, strategic communications, or a related field

·         Experience in radio broadcasting with literacy in audio production/editing, programming and maintaining license agreements.

·         The ability to teach courses in one or more of: Journalism, Broadcasting, Public Relations, and Integrated Media

Desired Qualifications:

·         MA, MS, MFA, or PhD in media studies, communication, broadcasting, strategic communications, or a related field

·         Experience in podcast creation

·         Course development/teaching experience teaching in disciplines within Integrated Media

 

Application Procedure:

To apply, please visit our website at www.gonzaga.edu/jobs. Applicants must complete an online application and submit (1) a cover letter addressing the job duties and the candidate’s ability to teach and mentor students in an inclusive environment  (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) copies of undergraduate and/or graduate school transcripts, (4) names and contact information for three professional references (letters will be requested when finalists are selected). For information about the institution, visit Gonzaga on the internet at www.gonzaga.edu. For more information about inclusive excellence in the College of Arts and Sciences, visit us at www.gonzaga.edu/casjobs. Questions about the position can be directed to the Integrated Media Search Committee at overbay@gonzaga.edu. Application closes May 8, 2024. For assistance with your online application, call 509.313.5996.

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status. Applicants with disabilities needing reasonable accommodations to complete the application or hiring process should contact Human Resources (509) 313-5996.