Job Posting: Station Manager

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CJSW Radio, the University of Calgary Student Radio Society, is looking for a Station Manager to handle all business operations at the station, one of Canada’s most established and respected campus/community radio stations.


  • Management and oversight of all aspects and operations of CJSW.
  • Provide leadership, supervision and guidance to the staff and the 300+ volunteers.
  • Oversee hiring, training, supervision and performance reviews of all permanent and temporary staff.
  • Maintaining strong working relationships with advertisers, community partners, and funding agencies.
  • Manage the continued financial health of the Society, including budget development, grant procurement, the student levy, casinos, and the annual CJSW Funding Drive.
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable CRTC and Industry Canada regulations.
  • Oversee strategic development and the execution of short and long term goals for the station.
  • Act as an ex-officio member of the UCSRS Board of Directors.


  • Thorough knowledge, experience and appreciation of all aspects of non-commercial radio and its recent developments, from music to news and spoken word programming to developments in the technologies assisting in radio broadcast.
  • Knowledge of CRTC regulations, copywriting and production, and having on-air broadcasting experience.
  • Experience managing a non-profit organization and supervising volunteers.
  • Successful grant-writing experience.
  • Experience in fundraising, managing budgets, bookkeeping, audited financial statements and accounting, as well as experience understanding payroll and HR management services.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Advanced computer and radio/audio production skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills.
  • A post-secondary education is an asset.

In return for your extraordinary talents we offer a fun, one-of-a-kind environment, a starting salary of $47,000 and some lovely benefits. The successful candidate will also have two months of crossover training with our outgoing Station Manager.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Live Interview Dates: April 20 & 21, 2016

Position Start Date: Monday, May 2, 2016

Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to [email protected] (cc’d to [email protected]).

CJSW is an equal opportunity employer. Everyone is thanked for applying; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.