Organization Name: 
CiTR 101.9FM
Vancouver, BC

CiTR 101.9 FM is the broadcasting voice of the University of British Columbia, beginning as a student

club in 1937, and gaining not­for­profit status and a place on the FM dial in 1982. Run by the Student

Radio Society of UBC, CiTR offers students and community members broadcast training and access to

the airwaves. CiTR offers alternative coverage of every genre and perspective, with a mandate to

support niche programming and Canadian and local artists. Since 1983, CiTR has also published

Discorder Magazine, providing Vancouver’s best monthly coverage of the local music and arts scene.

Over the next five years, CiTR aims to improve the quality and diversity of our on­air programming

and the revamp the training program that equips our volunteers to produce community­based

content. We plan to explore media and technology to expand our reach and content, maintain a high

proportion of students on­air, and provide high quality service to listeners, programmers and

volunteers. The Program Manager is expected to play a leadership role in developing and

implementing strategies and policies to achieve these goals.

The Program Manager is responsible for:

A) Building an organization that engages and attracts students and volunteers. This includes:

● Facilitating a student­run organization that involves students and volunteers in decision

● Creating a positive, inclusive, volunteer­friendly culture, and recruiting those with an

● Facilitating the integration of new volunteers into the workings of CiTR

● Training and knowledge sharing at CiTR, and identifying the needs of our programmers


interest in campus/community radio

and volunteers

B) Managing CiTR’s airwaves and the quality of our programming. This includes:

● Coordinating the programming of CiTR Radio in accordance with our programming

● Managing the performance and compliance of CiTR’s on­air programmers

● Working with the Programming Committee to create, update and implement a vision for

● Working with CiTR staff to support CiTR’s programmers, deliver our on­air training

philosophy and CRTC regulations

● Support our Spoken Word Coordinator and the special needs of CiTR’s spoken word

● Supporting the technical needs of CiTR members, including troubleshooting equipment

CiTR’s on­air programming

program, build skills among our membership, improve quality and develop our radio


programmers, including assisting with content creation and production as required

and planning improvements and upgrades to CiTR’s technical systems in collaboration

with CiTR’s engineering and technical staff

Coordinating special programming and live broadcasting initiatives on campus and in the


● Communicating with all CiTR stakeholders with respect to the programming department

● Promoting CiTR’s ongoing and special programming to our listeners and volunteers

● Representing CiTR’s programming department on issues of policy, regulation, copyright,

and all other issues that affect programming at CiTR

● Strategic planning and evaluation within the programming department, and working with

others to plan and evaluate the station as a whole

● Strategizing what CiTR must do to stay relevant to society given the changing nature of



The ideal candidate will exhibit the following qualities:

● Capacity to lead and motivate others

● Ability to manage staff and volunteers

● A commitment to high quality service

● Friendly, engaging, approachable

● Proven ability to work with diverse populations

● Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills (oral and written)

● Ability to manage conflict and interpersonal issues

● Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

● Strong organizational and project management skills

● Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to take initiative

● Commitment to developing ongoing professional knowledge and skills

● Proficiency and experience with broadcasting, broadcast equipment and related

● Understanding of broadcast policy and journalistic standards



Salary: ​$30­35,000 based on experience

Start date: ​early August, in order for a few weeks overlap with our current Program Manager. Terms of employment: ​The Program Manager will be hired as an employee on a 1­year contract, with a three­month probationary period, with the intention of renewal after a successful performance review.
How to Apply: 
To apply, forward a resume and cover letter by Sunday, July 3, 2016 to Brenda Grunau, Station Manager, at ​stationmanager@citr.ca​.
Closing Date: 
Sat, 2016-07-16