KBIA Positions

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Current Open Positions:

Broadcast/IT Engineer

Sales Coördinator 


Broadcast/IT Engineer

KBIA is seeking a full-time Broadcast/IT Engineer. The candidate will be responsible for managing and maintaining broadcast systems, administrating computers, computer network systems, and end user computers. This position will be the Chief Operator for the radio station.

DESCRIPTION:         
Provides all broadcast engineering services for KBIA transmitters, online program streams, studios, planning, maintenance and emergency services. Takes responsibility for the identification and completion of work, understanding the scope, nature and importance of work assigned, demonstrates a willingness to think through problems and work barriers to achieve goals and follow-up work in order to achieve priority objectives.
Includes the responsibility for the operation and planning of studio, online streaming, satellite, transmitter and microwave systems. Responsibility for maintenance/operations and project installations with the objective of maintaining an efficient and quality on air-product.  Evaluates equipment specifications, and makes recommendations for the acquisition of new operational and maintenance equipment.
Provisions for on-site training are available for desirable candidates who do not meet all areas of qualifications.

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
            Oversee the technical operation of KBIA’s RF transmission equipment in order to insure compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations and good engineering practices.
            Maintain and administer network and computer based systems used in the facility for managing, editing and routing of audio and related information.
            Identify technical needs, and design systems to meet identified needs for KBIA’s operations.
            Position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule on nights, weekends and occasional holidays as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
College or Technical degree in IT, electronics or related field or equivalent experience in broadcast, computer, audio or related systems.
A minimum of five years of hands-on experience in working with and maintaining broadcast, computer, audio or related systems.
Proficiency with computer operating systems and computer networks.
Effective communication skills, oral and written with ability to work well with other station staff.
Demonstrated ability to competently plan, budget and implement broadcast, computer, audio or related systems.
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot audio and/or digital systems without requiring a high degree of supervision or assistance.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs; travel and work occasional weekends and/or evening.
Experience and confidence with building and maintaining FM broadcast transmitter plants.

DESIRABLE ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of broadcast engineering, including FCC rules and regulations, telecommunication laws, and a commitment to compliance.
Knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP networking and IP based digital audio systems.
Experience with FM transmitters, HD Radio, 950MHz STL, audio processing equipment, remote control systems, satellite systems, microphones and interface equipment.
Ability to construct and service hardware, install and maintain software systems, and plan and maintain data backup systems & implement necessary security measures.
Experience and confident technical skills in the areas of troubleshooting, maintenance and installation of computer-based and audio systems.

Hiring Range: $55,000 - $60,000

Shift:  Weekdays plus some nights & weekends

To apply, visit  http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/index.php Sort list by job ID# and then look for number 12874.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

To apply for the position, visit the University of Missouri’s Human Resource website:

http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/index.php . To find the position either 1. Sort the jobs by ID#. Then look for number 12874 or 2. Click the "Find" link (it is in the blue bar right above the ID# in small white print.) Put in the Script Prompt 12874 and click OK. This should bring the job to the top of the list.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. For more information, call the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call Human Resource Services at 573-882-7976. TTY users, please call through Relay Missouri, 1-800-RELAY (735-2966) or en Español at 1-800-520-7309.


Sales Coördinator 

KBIA is seeking a full-time Sales Coordinator represent KBIA-FM and the University Concert Series in the negotiation and evaluation of underwriting and sponsorship contracts with representatives of local, regional and national firms.

KBIA and the Concert Series are building a team of top sales talent. Candidates for the position must have sales experience with demonstrated success. Candidates with a passion for public media and/or the performing arts with strong cold-calling skills are preferred. Candidate will develop sales relationships with existing and prospective clients including helping them meet content and production requirements; achieve monthly, quarterly and annual revenue goals; create multi-platform sponsorship opportunities; be proactive in keeping accounts current; provide reporting; and attend meetings as necessary. Work with the team to develop a plan which includes a list of potential underwriting clients; a strategy and timetable for contacting and serving them. Coordinate with the team to keep informed on programming, production, events and other opportunities for underwriting and sponsorships. Other duties as assigned.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to coordinate sales efforts with team; strong financial, math and English skills; general knowledge of business operations; knowledge of broadcasting operations and procedures; ability to understand and apply market research; basic computer skills to include experience in PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

An associate's degree in marketing, communications, broadcasting or related area along with two years demonstrated success in the area of sales or nonprofit fundraising.

Hiring Range:  $25,368 -$30,000 plus commission

Shift:  Weekdays plus some nights & weekends

Preferred Qualifications:  Background in multi-media and/or arts organization marketing

To apply, visit http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/index.php To find the position either 1. Sort the jobs by ID#. Then look for number 13442 or 2. Click the "Find" link (it is in the blue bar right above the ID# in small white print.) Put in the Script Prompt 13442 and click OK. This should bring the job to the top of the list.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. For more information, call the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call Human Resource Services at 573-882-7976. TTY users, please call through Relay Missouri, 1-800-RELAY (735-2966) or en Español at 1-800-520-7309.