Broadcast Manager (Specially Funded)
Glendale Community College
Rio Salado Community College
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Hiring Salary Range

$66,428 - $86,357 / annually DOE

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm; some evenings and weekends may be required

Funding Information

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.

Maricopa Summary

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!

About Us

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the to improve undergraduate STEM Education : Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
  • One of the largest community college systems in the country
  • 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
  • Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
  • 2019 No. 42 in Arizona’s Best Employers
  • Benefits

    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

  • Paid observed federal holidays & additional paid time off throughout the year
  • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match
  • Paid vacation, sick, and personal time (if applicable)
  • Multiple health and dental insurance coverage plans
  • Teladoc : Reach a doctor 24 / 7
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Maricopa Perks & Gears Discount Program
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • $4,000 Annual professional development growth funding (if applicable)
  • Tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents (if applicable)
  • Revised summer work schedule
  • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program
  • Employee recognition opportunities
  • Job Summary

    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.

    Essential Functions

  • 40% - News Strategy : Works with supervisor and news staff to set strategic priorities and goals for KJZZ’s news operation, focusing topics and reporting, and geographic coverage priorities;
  • implements the strategic plan for news content ; edits with Integrity and Quality Standards Control; serves as the primary keeper and champion of KJZZ’s editorial integrity and independence standards, ensures related documents are regularly reviewed and updated and that the standards are regularly discussed, widely understood, and upheld;
  • 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

  • 25% - Management and Administration : Manages news department staff, including providing feedback and performance reviews;
  • recruits for news positions and makes recommendations to supervisor on personnel decisions; works with supervisor to create news department budget;
  • manages budget throughout the year; other duties as assigned

  • 20% - Coverage Planning & Implementation : Sets KJZZ’s news agenda. plans daily and long-range news coverage on all platforms;
  • oversees KJZZ’s local news projects; creates and maintains plans for coverage of crises and breaking news, works with other station departments as appropriate;
  • makes reporting and producing assignments

  • 15% - Community Engagement and Collaboration : Works with relevant staff to solicit and reflect community input on news coverage priorities;
  • creates opportunities for the community to engage with news content, virtually and in person; works with staff in all relevant KJZZ departments, including Community Engagement, Digital Strategies, Marketing, and Development to leverage existing staff skills and to coordinate with station projects;
  • works with relevant staff to identify and build news-related partnerships and collaborations with other media and / or with community organizations;
  • oversees and / or directly manages KJZZ’s participation in such collaborations; collaborates with NPR and other national outlets on news coverage as appropriate

    Minimum Qualifications

    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.

    Desired Qualifications

    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

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