The KGCS - TV General Manager is responsible for the operation of the broadcast television station licensed to Missouri Southern State University. This position oversees and manages all aspects of the station, including finances and supervision of staff.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Supervises and coordinates daily operations of KGCS - TV.
Ensures that KGCS follows the rules and regulations established by the Federal Communications Commission.
Coordinates broadcast programming to serve the Joplin community and the University.
Oversees station financial operations and seeks additional funding sources.
Assists with the educational training opportunities for MSSU students working at the station.
Oversees the scheduling and programming of KGCS-TV.
Completes weekly program schedules, sending information to listing services.
Prepares and completes programming logs for station operations; sees that local programs are ready for airing as scheduled.
Oversees budgeting and expenditures of KGCS-TV.
Supervises staff and works with broadcast faculty at KGCS-TV.
Coordinates station productions and operations with staff.
Maintains station records, meeting requirements established by the Federal Communications Commission for a licensed broadcast station.
Maintains station legal files to meet FCC requirements.
Maintains contracts with networks, music licensing, and program suppliers; completes necessary program affidavits.
Coordinates KGCS promotions on and off-campus, including news releases, creation of promotional spots, and other promotional campaigns.
Communicate with the campus, community leaders, organizations, and companies.
Maintain awareness of station needs and industry trends.
Archive station programs and records.
Coordinate and organize special events.
Coordinate student entries for competitions.
Coordinate annual student awards for KGCS.
Performs other related duties as required.
Education, Experience, and Licenses
A Master's degree from an accredited four-year college or university is required.
A minimum of ten years industry work-related skills, knowledge, or experience is required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires the ability to accept, receive, and/or collect payments.
Requires the ability to prepare and/or process purchase orders.
Requires the ability to be accountable for inventory/property management.
Requires the ability to manage or administer grant funds
Requires the ability to make recommendations that impact the budget.
Requires the ability to manage the budget within the assigned unit/division.
Requires the ability to use small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line telephone systems.
Requires the ability to use computers for data entry.
Requires the ability to use computers for word processing and/or accounting purposes.
Requires the ability to create and guide implementation of capital improvement plans or programs.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, including the use of a computer keyboard; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear, including the use of a telephone. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Requires the ability to see, hear, and speak.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
NOTICE: The above job profile does not include all the essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. An employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential function of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Internal Number: 2096909
About Missouri Southern State University
Missouri Southern State University is a four year liberal arts public institution serving more than 5,000 students in over 140 academic programs offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Internationally-focused semesters and enriching cultural events in theatre, art, music and film create an engaging learning environment for students and citizens of the region. MSSU is located in Joplin, MO, which is considered to be the Crossroads of America, and serves as the commercial hub for the four states area. Joplin is a resilient and vibrant city with a population of over 50,000 serving a metropolitan statistical area of 208,000. There is quick and easy access to Northwest Arkansas, Kansas City, and Tulsa, as well as numerous outdoor activities and attractions throughout the Ozarks.