The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant Professor In Residence/General Manager, KUNV & Rebel Media Group [R0112572]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
The predominant role of general manager is to oversee and manage operations, financial resources, physical assets, staff and student personnel, projects, schedules, and formatting for KUNV Radio. In addition, the general manager will help lead and direct the Rebel Media Group, which includes KUNV-FM, HD2 and HD3, UNLV TV, and the Strategic Social Media Agency. The general manager establishes a vision for KUNV and the Rebel Media Group and promotes that vision on campus and in the community. The role also includes preserving and renewing KUNV's broadcast license; overseeing KUNV's fundraising endeavors (pledge drives); building relationships with key stakeholders; overseeing staff, volunteers and as-needed contract employees; working with the marketing team, helping to develop and teach audio curriculum, and overseeing daily operations.
This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in journalism, media, communication or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university and 5-10 years of media industry experience, particularly in radio and television. Master's degree and management experiencepreferred.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferredqualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin October 15, 2018 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Kevin Stoker, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials.
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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted.
Announcement Number: R0112572