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Radio Announcer/Operator

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Who We Are

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 54,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 136 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose, and that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, and equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile.  Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

What It Means to Work Here

The SFUSD community is unified by our Core Values:

  • Student-centered: We put students’ needs first
  • Fearless: We persist through challenges
  • United: We celebrate and build on each other’s strengths
  • Social Justice: We stand with those most vulnerable in our community
  • Diversity-driven: We respect and seek to understand each person

 

We are also inspired by Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, Transform Learning. Transform Lives. SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As a CORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025.  

Who We Want

We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are committed to and will champion our Core Values, are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, problem solvers and who are comfortable in a community of continuous learning.

 

DEFINITION

The position is defined as Radio Announcer/Operator-As Needed.


Under general supervision, operates all equipment necessary for the broadcast of all programs listed on the daily program log; makes all necessary entries on the operations log; assists teachers with student radio-related experiences; and performs related duties as required.

 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES:
The Radio Announcer-Operator is responsible for broadcasting prescribed non-commercial, educational programs for Radio Station KALW located at the Philip and Sala Burton High School. The incumbents of these positions will also assist certificated staff with the training of students in radio broadcasting. Positions in this class are not responsible for technical maintenance work.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

 

EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

  1. Operates tape decks, turntables, mixers, microphones, control boards and remote-control equipment.
  2. Maintains the program log as to time programs are on and off the air; records meter readings required by FCC.
  3. Reads on the air spot announcements and other short readings.
  4. Monitors record and playback level of all programs.
  5. Sets up equipment necessary for studio or remote broadcasts.
  6. Assists certificated staff with training of students in radio broadcasting.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Requires some knowledge of how to use audio equipment; proper care of audio materials and equipment; FCC regulations concerning operations of a radio station.

Requires ability to: Deal tactfully and maintain good relations with the public and students; announce in a manner consistent with educational non-commercial radio.

EDUCATION: Requires completion of high school

EXPERIENCE: One year of experience in a radio station/on-air

What We Offer

SFUSD offers a competitive hourly salary commensurate with experience in a similar position. 

How to Apply

  • Visit www.careers.sfusd.edu and create a new account to begin your application.  
  • If you have previously applied to a job on JobAps, you will be prompted to “select an application to copy;” please select any previous application: you will have the opportunity to update the application and your resume; if you have not previously applied you will be prompted to create a new account
  • You will be prompted to electronically attach a letter of interest, resume, list of professional references and any applicable credentials or licenses   
  • Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward in the process

 

Verification

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements.

 

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the San Francisco Unified School District.

Non-Discrimination Policy

San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy extends to San Francisco County Office of Education, including community school programs and activities.


For more information about the District's non-discrimination policy, please review Board Policy 4030.

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