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KUNR Public Radio 88.7 FM – Assistant Station Manager – Reno, NV

KUNR Public Radio 88.7 FM

Assistant Station Manager

Reno, NV


KUNR Public Radio in Reno, Nevada is looking for a hard-working, talented Assistant Station Manager. KUNR is an NPR member station on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno. The Assistant Station Manager (ASM) will work proactively and collaboratively across the station to handle or assign routine daily administrative or operational projects to resolve or avoid problems prior to escalation of the Station Manager. The ASM will manage adherence to periodic deadlines, processes and requirements of university entities, regulatory agencies, content distributors and funding sources. The ASM will work with on-air staff, outside consultants, the station engineer and external organizations to acquire content and support services and serve as a liaison with the communities where KUNR broadcasts. The successful candidate will efficiently and systematically provide advance notice to and works closely with the station staff, engineer, university staff, and/or Station Manager to ensure steps are completed for requirements to be met by the deadlines.


Required Qualifications • Bachelor’s Degree + 5 years’ related professional work experience in either business operations management or broadcasting operations • Or a Master’s Degree and three years’ related professional work experience • One year of supervisory experience required Salary and Benefits: University Comp Grade C, depending on experience. As a member of the University administrative faculty, the successful applicant will receive an attractive benefits package that includes: • State of Nevada (PEBP) health care benefits • Retirement plan with match from the university • Generous holiday, vacation and sick leave • Tuition benefits for self and family Additionally, Nevada has no state income tax and no FICA Reno Public Radio serves a weekly audience of 45,000 listeners in Northern Nevada, Eastern Nevada and Eastern California. Broadcasting from the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno, the station airs primarily news programming from NPR, the BBC and American Public Media, with an increasing focus on leading the market with top-quality news. About Reno and the University: The University of Nevada, Reno the land-grant University and major research institution in the station, has a student body of more than 22,000. The university is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of nearly 400,000 on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The city is conveniently located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two- and four-hour drives away.

How to Apply

How to apply: Online applications only. We require a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references. Submit your application and materials online through the university’s automated search system: EEO/AA. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Location: Reno, Nevada

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