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Broadcast Traffic Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs scheduling for broadcast programs including underwriting for on-air operations. Prepares daily program log for scheduled programs and assigns promotional material to appropriate time slot using a computerized scheduling system.

Prepares daily program log by obtaining information such as source, location and length of program. Calculates exact length of programs and time slots available for promotional material; assigns promotional material to be inserted between programs. Coordinate daily program announcements via social media. Creates and issues weekly computerized program schedule as determined by the Program Manager and approved by the Station Manager; verifies correctness of programs and issues program schedule changes and/or additions as needed. Coordinates computer operations in regard to program scheduling; determines problems with system and confers with data processing personnel to resolve. Responds to inquiries and complaints from viewers in regard to program scheduling verbally or in writing. Maintains program logging or other operational procedures as new regulations or technology requires. Coordinates with promotion department to solve logistical problems in coordination of on-air promotions for daytime and evening programming.

REQUIREMENTS:
High School diploma or GED certificate.
No previous work experience required.
Knowledge of broadcast federal rules and regulations. Knowledge of broadcast traffic operations. Knowledge of television technical operations.
Skilled in the performance of the duties outlined above.
Ability to effectively communicate.

HOW TO APPLY:
New Mexico State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; Minorities, Females, Veterans, and those with a Disability are encouraged to apply.

Click here for the electronic application. It is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application.

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DEADLINE: 2015-02-26