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CKXU is Hiring a "Community Programmer and Music Department Librarian"
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Community Programmer and Music Department Librarian
Job Title: CKXU Community Engagement Programmer and Music Department Librarian
The CKXU Community Programmer and Music Department Librarian will focus on producing and hosting a two hour interactive morning show with a focus on community engagement, highlighting festivals, initiatives, projects and current events in the greater Lethbridge area. The morning program includes interviews and guest hosts from local organizations along with custom curated playlists to complement the focus of that day’s show. When not in studio or prepping the following days show, the Community Programmer position will fill the rest of their work hours assisting in the CKXU Music Department acting as the Librarian by adding to, editing and updating the digital library metadata, writing reviews to albums as needed and assisting in the conversion of CD cases to CD sleeves to assist CKXU with gaining more physical space in the music library.
Tasks & Responsibilities:
Morning Radio Program
Produce a two-hour morning radio program twice per week, with a focus on community engagement, highlights from music festivals, community initiatives, projects, and current events in the greater Lethbridge area.
Requires interviews and guest hosts from local organizations
Producing and logging custom-curated music playlists
Music Department Librarian
Assisting in the CKXU Music Department with the development of CKXU’s Music Library, and Database
Editing and updating stored digital file metadata
Writing reviews for albums as needed
Assisting in the conversion of CD jewel cases to CD sleeves.
An understanding and appreciation of the role of campus/community radio in the Southern Alberta area
Strong communication and people skills; positive attitude, creative thinker
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Practical experience in radio programming: well developed music knowledge, experience with audio production
The successful candidate will already be comfortable using a broadcast booth, conducting interviews, and editing their work for broadcast
A general understanding of Windows and Mac computer operating systems
Experience with audio editing software (i.e. Audacity, Logic)
Experience in community radio and/or community organization will be considered an asset.
Post-secondary education in Communications, Broadcasting, Media, or an equivalent background gained through hands-on experience will be considered an asset
Must sign CKXU membership agreement
Quiet, shared office space located on campus in the University of Lethbridge Students’ Union Building
Working a unique and fun environment.
As this position is generously funded by a Canada Summer Jobs grant, the eligible applicants are required to:
be between the ages of 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
be registered as a fulltime student during the preceding academic year;
return to school on a fulltime basis during the next academic year;
be a student in a secondary, postsecondary, vocational or technical program;
be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*
be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations
$16.00 / hour
30 hours / week
Eight (8) week period of the contract
Application Deadline: Friday, June 01st, 2018 @ 4:30pm
Please send a cover letter, resume and at least three samples of radio broadcast work (either as attachments or via a web link) to <manager (at) ckxu.com> or drop off at SU-162 Monday – Sunday between 9:00am – 9:00pm (Just slip it under the door if it’s closed!)
All are thanked for applying, but only those who are considered for an interview will be contacted.