KGOU currently has two part-time student positions open and one full-time professional position open. These positions are open through the University of Oklahoma Human Resources Department. To apply, go to the web site, www.jobs.ou.edu and search the listings for requisition number identified for each position.
Full-time Professional Open Position: Requisition 22451. Posted May 19, 2015.
On-Air News Host and Operations Manager: this position will be responsible for hosting local news content and operational duties, including preparing of the future daily program schedules.
The on-air shift includes announcing weather, traffic and other information during noon and evening drive time hours, with occasional hosting of other shifts. This includes writing and editing stories for broadcast, pre-producing certain features, posting stories and information on the digital platforms, and certain special broadcasts like severe weather coverage and special events.
The operations work includes preparing the daily program schedules through use of a computer based traffic system, the automation system and the NPR Content Depot system on-air program schedules, network recordings, and daily production needs. This position will solve scheduling conflicts, preparing reconciliation reports, and ensure the professional sound of the station.
The position requires Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications OR equivalent combination of education/job related experience. Preferred qualifications include some broadcast news announcing or hosting experience, even as a student intern or employee; familiarity with public radio's distinct differences in style and approach to news; knowledge of FCC rules and regulations regarding on-air performance and station operation; excellent on-air skills with clear pronunciation and articulation; pleasing on-air personality while at the same time juggling the stress of proper timing and multiple content sources. This person must be a team player to handle the pivotal role of coordination between various units in development of the daily program schedule.
For more details about the position, go to the web site, www.jobs.ou.edu and search the listings for requisition number 22451.
Part-time Student Employee - Operations Assistant/Calendars: Requisition 22947. Posted July 22, 2015.
This position will gather, write for the web and for broadcasts and produce audio announcements for the daily public service programming on KGOU Radio, as well as other production assignments. The hours are flexible during business hours, Monday through Friday; this position is under the supervision of the KGOU Operations Director. Performs other related duties as assigned
Required skills are: excellent speaking voice, good writing skills, good organizational skills, and excellent journalistic judgment. Must be currently enrolled in the FALL 2015 term as a student in good standing at the University of Oklahoma. Department preferences include college courses or other training in journalism, audio production, writing, interviewing, reporting and excellent journalistic judgment. An interest in a journalism career is helpful. Hiring contingent upon verification of current student status.
Part-time Student Employee - News Assistant/On-Air News Host: Requisition 22984. Posted July 22, 2015.
This position will act as writer and on-air host of the noon news, traffic and weather broadcasts on KGOU Radio. The hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and are not flexible. This on-air service is broadcast every weekday. This position is under supervision of the KGOU News Director. Performs other related duties as assigned. The person selected for this position may continue in the position in future semesters and beyond if work is satisfactory and student eligibility continues.
Required skills are: excellent speaking voice, good writing skills, good organizational skills and excellent journalistic judgment. Departmental preferences include college courses or other training in journalism, audio production, writing, interviewing, reporting and excellent journalistic judgment. An interest in a journalism career is helpful. Must be currently enrolled in the FALL 2015 term as a student in good standing at the University of Oklahoma. Hiring contingent upon verification of current student status.
KGOU also provides internship opportunities for students at the University of Oklahoma.
Thank you for your interest. KGOU supports equal employment opportunities and works against discrimination in employment. KGOU operates within the principles outlined in the University of Oklahoma’s Office of Equal Opportunity.
KGOU Radio at The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.