Hiring Salary Range
$66,428 - $86,357 / annually DOE
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm; some evenings and weekends may be required
This is a grant funded assignment with a projected end date of 06-30-2022 with renewal based on available funds and the needs of MCCCD.
Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?
Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?
Whether you’re teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!
The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives.
Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community.
Benefits & Perks Options
The News Director is the strategic leader and chief editor of KJZZ’s local and regional journalism operation, overseeing news staff, and output of local and regional journalism on all platforms.
serves as primary news editor, with responsibility for ensuring all news content is accurate, ethical, engaging, and in line with the highest standards of professional journalism
manages budget throughout the year; other duties as assigned
makes reporting and producing assignments
oversees and / or directly manages KJZZ’s participation in such collaborations; collaborates with NPR and other national outlets on news coverage as appropriate
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in journalism, radio / television, broadcasting or related field and five years of studio, production, programming and / or technical radio / television broadcast experience which includes two years of supervisory experience.
An equivalent combination of the conferred degree and directly related full-time work experience as described above sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation, may be considered.
A. Five (5) or more years of editorial experience, with at least three (3) years in news management or applicable expertise
B. Three (3) or more years demonstrated experience editing enterprise, in-depth, long-form journalism on radio and digital platforms
C. Two (2) or more years of demonstrated experience in digital journalism content creation and understanding of digital platforms as crucial
D. Demonstrated experience with news-related live events and community engagement initiatives
E. Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills
Special Working Conditions
Possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D driver's license is required; must meet minimum standards regarding driving : .
Travel to campus during interview / selection process will be at candidate’s own expense. Will be required to travel or be assigned to all MCCCD locations.
May require numerous evenings or weekends. May require prolonged periods of viewing a computer screen. May be required to lift or carry up to #25 lbs