Student Media Manager

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Dec 2, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Student Media Manager

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Student Affairs

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
Manage the processes, products, and operations of Student Media. Serve as editorial adviser to the student newspaper, The Argonaut, and the magazine, Blot. Serve as professional adviser for student radio station KUOI 89.3 FM and University Avenue Agency. Provide leadership, advising and training for more than 100 student managers, journalists, writers, designers, photographers, DJs and sales staff. Serve as a professional liaison with business partners for all entities. Maintain operational oversight to assure that budgets, deadlines, production goals and regulatory/legal issues are properly understood and addressed by student and professional staff. Coordinate and advise the Student Media Board. Serve as staff member in the Department of Student Involvement within the Division of Student Affairs, supporting efforts to recruit and retain students.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism or related field.
  • Three years professional media experience.

  • Experience with current journalistic practices, and correct English usage in both written and oral communication.
  • Experience in media production/operations using computer software including layout and desktop publishing.
  • Experience with web and social media usage and strategy in professional media settings, including multimedia tools.
  • Experience applying and advising others on issues of libel, obscenity, FCC regulations and other media-related legal issues.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience at a manager-level position for a professional media organization.

  • Experience as a student manager at a student media organization
  • Previous professional experience advising/managing a student publication
  • Master’s Degree in communication, journalism, or related field.
  • Ability to act independently and exercise initiative, communicate effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with personnel involved in the unit, organization, the public and other agencies and organizations, and interact with diverse populations and individuals.
  • Professional Student Affairs/Student Life experience.

  • Experience monitoring budgets.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP003132P

Posting Date: 11/30/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Please provide a letter of qualification addressing the required and preferred experience and education. This document should be more detailed than a traditional cover letter and should address the position qualifications. This position is open until filled, however applications received by midnight December 14, 2021 will receive first consideration.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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