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PART TIME BOARD OPERATOR

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PART TIME BOARD OPERATOR

• Emerging Level

Summary

CUMULUS MEDIA | Grand Rapids, Mi is offering a great opportunity as a Part-Time Board Operator providing programming and control board support to On-Air Talent & Live Sports Play By Play.

Category Audio / Music / Sound  Technician 
Location Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 25, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Our ideal candidate should possess an extremely good work ethic, be a self-starter, and be highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.  The position requires extreme reliability and flexibility. If you are a fast-learner familiar with audio equipment and automation, have a good demeanor around others, and have a passion for radio, read on.

Who We Are:

CUMULUS | Grand Rapids, currently features 5 stations in the Grand Rapids area and surrounding counties.  Our stations include:  Classic Rock 97LAV, The Q 94-5, 105-3 Hot-FM, Thunder 107-3 & The Ticket 106.1 FM/1340 AM, WJRW. The cluster of 5 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.     
Key Responsibilities:
  • Running the board in a radio station control room broadcasting a variety of live or pre-recorded local and syndicated radio programs, including Producing Live Sports Play By Play.
  • Playing all commercials as scheduled and maintaining a commercial and transmitter log
  • Selecting bumper music, when needed, and back-timing pre-recorded programs for smooth transition back to live programming
  • Monitors and updates weather, traffic and news reports into automation equipment
  • Monitor for EAS Alerts, Ambers Alerts and breaking news
  • Monitors the technical quality and accuracy of incoming and outgoing on-air programming from master control room
  • Assists with adjusting signal and programming content to ensure transmission meets federally mandated broadcast standards
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Qualifications:
  • Some college radio or small market radio experience required/preferred
  • Previous board operation experience preferred
  • Audio production skills required
  • Familiar with FCC rules and regulations and EAS guidelines
  • Proficient using computer systems such as Microsoft Office Suite, OpX, AudioVault, Wide Orbit, ENCO, Soundgorge, Nuendo, Adobe Audition or other audio editing and automation programs
  • Knowledge of basic electronic wiring and sound system set-up
  • Familiar with audio mixers and remote monitoring systems for radio transmissions
  • Flexibility in scheduling required; majority of the hours are in the evenings, weekends and holidays
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations
What we offer:
  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • For immediate consideration, please visit https://cumulusmedia.jobs.net/

Job Type Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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