Program Director

Organization Name: 
Ottawa, Ontario

Program Director – 7 month contract
The Program Director is responsible for all activities related to the on air programming of CKCU 93.1 FM.
The Program Director will work with the volunteers and staff to ensure that CKCU produces high quality programming that meets both government regulations and CKCU guidelines.

Core duties

1. Monitoring all programming for both content and technical quality to make sure that it meets CKCU standard

2. Making sure that day to day programming decisions reflect the programming policies of the station

3. Monitoring programming to make sure that CKCU meets regulatory requirements, and that relevant records and logs are complete and up to date.

4. Ensuring that general station policies and procedures are implemented.

5. Assisting with training in all on air skills including journalism skills, music programming skills, and other on-air skills.

6. Working with Station Manager and Board to develop CKCU’s program schedule and policies related to programming.

7. Organizing and operating the CKCU Radio Camps.


Basic Requirements
The successful candidate will have: a good knowledge of radio broadcasting in general, including its regulatory environment, and of community radio and its programming in particular; a good knowledge of the principles and practices of supervising and motivating volunteers; effective communications and human resource skills.

Asset Qualifications:

Experience in supervising the development of programming in a campus‑community environment and knowledge of management principles and practices, especially as they relate to working in a non‑profit organization, will be given consideration as significant assets in the evaluation of an applicant’s qualifications.


Rate of pay: $32,670.42 per year, prorated over the length of the contract.

7 Month Contract, 32 hour work week, flexible hours
How to Apply: 
Matthew Crosier Station Manager CKCU Radio Carleton Inc 517 Unicentre, Carleton University 1125 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6 Phone: 613-520-2600 x 1625 Email:
Closing Date: 
Wed, 2013-01-30