Manager, Business and Operations – KUNR

University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV

ID: 7106214
Posted: July 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or [email protected] For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778.

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno KUNR Public Media seeks a Manager, Business and Operations for our radio stations and digital outlets in scenic Reno, Nevada. The Manager, Business and Operations is critical to the consistent and efficient operation of of KUNR, including the business office, budget, finance, technical, regulatory and HR matters. KUNR is an important and visible service of the University of Nevada, Reno, throughout the region. The position works closely with underwriting and membership staff and the front office team to establish financial goals, operational procedures and to set budget and funding priorities. The Manager, Business and Operations works proactively and collaboratively across the station to handle or assign routine daily administrative or operational projects to resolve or avoid problems prior to escalation to the General Manager.

The Manager, Business and Operations manages adherence to periodic deadlines, processes and requirements of university entities, regulatory agencies, content distributors and funding sources. The Manager, Business and Operations efficiently and systematically provides advance notice to and works closely with the station staff, engineer, university staff, and/or Station Manager to ensure steps are completed for requirements to be met by the deadlines. The Manager, Business and Operations works with on-air staff, outside consultants, the station engineer and external organizations to acquire content and support services. It serves as a liaison with the communities where KUNR broadcasts. Occasional travel to the rural communities may be necessary to address technical issues and establish rapport.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and three (3) years of related work experience; OR a Master’s degree and two (2) years of related work experience.

Related Professional Experience: Experience in either business operations management or broadcasting operations; one year of supervisory experience required.

Schedule and Travel Requirements

Occasional travel

Variable work schedule

Compensation Grade

Administrative Faculty – B

To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedules and select Administrative Faculty by Grade. Salary is competitive and commensurate with related education and experience.

Remarkable Retirement!

Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University. With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow! All permanent employees on an annual "A" or "B" contract who are employed at least 50% full-time are eligible to participate in the NSHE retirement program unless they are members of PERS of Nevada.