WGXC-90.7 FM

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Dec 13, 2011 11:49 pm
Hudson Studio Manager
WGXC 90.7-FM
Term: Full-time, 1-year contract (with opportunity for long-term renewal)
Salary: 1,650/monthly (19,800 annually) + benefits
Website: http://www.wgxc.org

WGXC 90.7-FM: Hands-on Radio is a creative community radio station serving Greene and Columbia counties in New York’s Hudson Valley. WGXC launched its FM signal February 2011, and transmits 3,300 watts to 78,000 potential listeners in the two counties, and southern Albany County. WGXC is a creative community media project, re-envisioning radio as an innovative platform for local participation with special exhibitions and events, media training for our community's youth and adults, a news blog, and a community calendar of events. WGXC operates out of studios in Hudson, Catskill, and Acra, and is a program of the nonprofit arts organization free103point9, whose mission is to define and cultivate Transmission Arts: creative and experimental use of airwaves.

In addition to managing WGXC’s most active studio location, the Hudson Studio Manager is a leadership position that will play a major role in the day-to-day operations of the station-at-large. The Hudson Studio Manager works closely with a small passionate staff. The position will include the following responsibilities:

· Oversee the day-to-day operations at WGXC's Hudson Studio
· Manage WGXC communication and contacts
· Work with Council Coordinator to prepare council agendas
· Manage FCC filings, compliance, and Public File
· Manage WGXC reporting calendar, and budget working with staff to ensure compliance
· Ensure station policies are followed; manage proposed revisions to the policy handbook
· Coordinate weekly staff meeting

· Coordinate two annual pledge drives, with staff participation and support
· Assist Executive Director with development work
· Manage station memberships and merch sales

· Organize monthly volunteer meetings & orientations
· Maintain current volunteer information
· Connect volunteers with appropriate committees and events
· Track required programmer volunteer hours

· Assist programmers who visit the Hudson studio and need support
· Serve as emergency Day Contact on specified days

Qualified candidates will have experience in community media. Training in radio, non-profit organizational management, strong writing skills, and enthusiasm for experimental media art is desirable. Candidates must be highly organized, energetic, passionate about community and creative radio, and able to work well with a diverse range of personalities and perspectives.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to info@wgxc.org.
Please reference the position title in the subject line.
Resumes will be accepted until December 23, 2011.
Only qualified candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

free103point9, WGXC’s parent organization, is an equal-opportunity employer.


Employment Availalble:Archivist

Pacifica Foundation, North Hollywood, CA

The Pacifica Radio Archives is looking to hire a regular full time Archivist who will oversee the preservation and cataloging activities of a collection of 55, 000 reel-to-reel tapes.

Responsibilities include cataloging current archival holdings. Performing in-house preservation tasks including, but not limited to re-boxing and re-spooling tapes, preservation transfers, and creating derivatives from master tapes.

Required: ALA-accredited M.L.I.S. degree or a related M.A. with a specialization in audiovisual preservation with at least two years archival experience.

Preferred: Experience handling a variety of audio formats, especially ¼" reel-to-reel analog audio tape, in an archival context, experience with cataloging, including file-naming conventions; demonstrated grant writing experience; familiarity with the PBCore metadata standard; experience with word-processing and database systems (Word, Excel, etc.); Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to work both as part of a small team and independently.

Please send resume to pacarchive@aol.com fax to 818-506-1084.

Brian DeShazor
Archives Director
Pacifica Radio Archives
3729 Cahuenga Blvd. West
North Hollywood CA 91604
800 735 0230 ext. 263