KDUP Program Director

Job Title

KDUP Program Director


Duties and responsibilities associated with the position

  • Collaborate with KDUP team members in setting goals for the radio station
  • Assist in the overall management of station and staff, as well as help General Manager ensure smooth operations and programming (in line with UP standards)
  • Assume the duties of General Manager in the case of their absence
  • Manages, organizes, and updates online applications, KDUP Google spreadsheet with physical and webs how schedules
  • Work closely with Promotions Director to design and distribute semester show schedules throughout campus
  • Oversee the process of auditioning, selecting, and evaluating DJs
  • Lead DJ training sessions for new hires, along with Productions Director
  • Develop bi-monthly newsletters to DJs with updates on quality control, music department picks, in-station equipment fixes, upcoming events, and other pertinent information
  • Schedule and organize two DJ-centric events per semester to foster a strong community and gather DJ feedback
  • Responsible for ensuring DJs are regularly attending their radio shows and accurately filling out/saving format reports
  • Meet with DJs not following station protocol to discuss disciplinary action, including but not limited to forfeiting their privilege to broadcast with KDUP
  • Establish collaborative working relationships with KDUP staff to strive for cohesive efforts


General qualifications and requirements

  • Required: Minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA to apply
  • Preferred: High attention to detail and working within an assigned budget
  • Preferred: Effective, timely, and professional communication to students, faculty/staff, and external vendors
  • Preferred: Ability to lift 25-50 pounds and push heavy equipment on wheeled cart
  • Preferred: Prior experience with music/radio stations, or an interest in learning


Time commitment and required availability

  • Required: Attending weekly staff meetings
  • Required: Attending at least 3 volunteer meetings per semester
  • Required: Must get absences cleared in advance through GM and/or KDUP advisor
  • Required: Hold 2 office hours each week
  • Required: All staff are expected to attend and help with set up and tear down for all KDUP events


Good standing statement

The position you are applying for requires students to be in good standing with the University of Portland. By agreeing to apply to this position you are consenting to allow the Office of Student Activities to request your involvement in the University of Portland Conduct Process. You may submit an additional explanation that will accompany your application.