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WAER Content and Operations Manager

Syracuse University public radio, WAER FM, seeks an experienced content and operations manager to oversee the quality and delivery of station programs, on-air staff performance, and operations systems for FM and HD broadcasts.

As a member of the leadership team, the Content and Operations Manager assists with setting strategic programming and audience growth strategies.

Job duties – Content and management: regular monitoring and evaluating of program performance; evaluation and feedback of on-air staff performance; content selection; operations and programming support for fundraising efforts; supervisory oversight of broadcast engineer and announcers; training and support for student broadcast performance and production.

Job duties – Technical operations – Plan, develop, and maintain technical infrastructure; manage critical systems including program automation for one FM and two supplemental HD channels, master control systems, and radio transmission; provide 24 hour emergency support of content delivery; plan and evaluate software needs; provide equipment training and support for staff and students.

Job duties – Other – Evaluate broadcast schedule for effectiveness; evaluate research data and audience listening trends; oversee regulatory compliance relating to corporate underwriting messages, public file, and Digital Copyright Act.  Report music licensing information to performing rights organizations.

Requirements – Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years public radio experience in content management and operations, production and editing skills including Adobe Audition, people management experience, radio traffic software, Core Publisher or other web-based content management system, understanding of radio research data, Content Depot, and Composer schedule and playlist management system.

Application deadline is December 1, 2015.  To apply, visit SUJobOpps.

Syracuse University is an EEO employer.