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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, General Manager, KLPR Radio – Kearney

Communication, #55426

Job Description or Duties:   The University of Nebraska at Kearney seeks an individual to teach as a lecturer / senior lecturer and serve as general manager of KLPR student radio. Seeking a candidate with instructional and professional experience in radio production and management. This position is for a faculty member who will serve as general manager of non-commercial student radio station KLPR. KLPR is a recently renovated student-run FM station. The general manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the station’s operation and ensuring that the station complies with all FCC regulations. A successful candidate will be able to teach audio production, announcing, sports radio, and audio journalism. The new hire should have an interest in integrating the student radio station with the activities of the Antelope student newspaper and online student media.

Required Qualifications: A master’s degree in communication or related field and professional and/or instructional experience in radio.

Preferred Qualifications:  A JD is preferred. Ability to also teach communications law strongly preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:  For full consideration, interested applicants can submit an online application by March 29, 2024.  Position will remain open until filled. Questions regarding the position can be submitted to Dr. Ralph Hanson at hansonre@unk.edu . Questions regarding the application process can be directed to 308-865-8615.  AA/EO/ADA  www.unk.edu. For more information and to apply visit UNK Employment Opportunities

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.  Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. NuFlex benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care.  The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA and Fidelity.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,000 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of over 33,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial, and agricultural center of a large mid-state area. http://www.unk.edu/. The University of Nebraska at Kearney is responsive to University issues which support a diverse work and academic environment.  The University of Nebraska at Kearney does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. This policy is applicable to all University administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies and employment policies.  UNK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer. Veterans and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply. The University affirms a policy of equal educational and employment opportunities, affirmative action in employment and nondiscrimination in providing services to the public. University employees, students and others associated with the University who have not received the benefits of these policies, are encouraged to contact the Chief Compliance Officer/ADA Coordinator.  For a copy of the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Annual Security Report, you may contact the Office of Police and Parking Services or visit the website: http://www.unk.edu/annual_security_report.