CKXU is Hiring - Operations Director **DEADLINE EXTENDED**

CKXU Operations Director

CKXU 88.3 FM is a volunteer driven radio society that provides independent campus and community radio and opportunities through programming, tools, training, and events in the Southern Alberta region. We are currently hiring for the position of Operations Director for a 1-year contract. The successful applicant would be responsible for the recruitment, coordination, and support of the Station’s volunteer base and the promotion of CKXU through the coordination of outreach and fundraising initiatives.

Accountable to the Executive Director, the Operations Director works as part of the CKXU team and is expected to be involved and take responsibility in many areas of the station’s operations.

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordination of all Station volunteers - recruitment and training of new volunteers, retention and recognition of existing volunteers, and development of volunteer resources and opportunities;

  • Maintaining up-to-date volunteer files and management interfaces (example: YourVolunteers);

  • Outreach and promotion of CKXU volunteer opportunities, activities and events to Lethbridge and surrounding areas;

  • Promotion of CKXU to like-minded, local businesses for sponsorship/advertising campaigns;

  • Coordination and facilitations of CKXU’s annual FUNdrive fundraiser;

  • Assisting with Station resource development and grant applications;

  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to work with staff teams and volunteers;

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and consistently meet deadlines;

  • Experience coordinating large-scale fundraising initiatives and programs;

  • Ability to work and make decisions independently and in collaborations with others;

  • Experience in community radio and/or community organization is considered an asset;

  • Conflict management experience and training is considered an asset.

Remuneration: 32hrs per week at $15/hr

Application Deadline: September 18, 2019, 11:59pm

Application Instructions: Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

All are thanked for applying, but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

CKXU 88.3 FM is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.

Aaron Trozzo