Title Code: 5239
Occ. Group:
 

RADIO STATION OPERATOR

 

EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY
of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and
COMMITMENT
to intellectual achievement is embraced.

DEFINITION

Employees in this class are under close supervision. Work performed in operating the station during air shift; playing previously designed program decisions; monitoring equipment; and performing other related duties as assigned.
 

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

- Operates radio station during the air shift.

- Monitors transmitter, news wire, network and Emergency Broadcast System (EBS).

- Records programs from satellite for later broadcast.

- Loads taped programs for broadcast.

- Receives network programs and routes them for broadcast.

- Prepares and delivers newscasts.

- Serves as fill-in for regular Radio Announcers, as needed.

- Performs other related duties as assigned.
 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

- Knowledge of the equipment and materials used in radio broadcasting.

- Knowledge of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules and regulations regarding commercial radio broadcasts.

- Ability to operate the necessary equipment involved in radio announcing.

- Ability to express news/information clearly, concisely and concisely, both orally and in writing.
 

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

Graduation from a standard high school or GED, and possession of a FCC Operator's License required.
 

Date        Skill         Eval           
08/19/93     2     412021111

 

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The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.