Organization Name: 
CJSF 90.1FM Campus Community Radio
Burnaby, BC

CJSF is a campus/community radio station broadcasting on 90.1 FM and located at Simon Fraser University in

Burnaby, BC. CJSF is volunteer-run, non-profit station that provides music, public affairs, informational and

cultural programming on issues and viewpoints which are under-represented in mainstream media. CJSF serves

both the SFU campus and the surrounding off-campus community. The station broadcasts on 90.1 FM to the

Greater Vancouver area and on the internet from our website at

The Programming Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of on-air programming. S/He works closely with

other staff and volunteers and the Programming Committee to fulfill this objective. The Programming

Coordinator acts as a resource for volunteers by offering training and support in producing content along with

related departmental activities. The coordinator facilitates station goals and ensures access to the necessary tools

to accomplish these goals. The Programming Coordinator reports to the Station Manager and Board of

Directors. The Programming Coordinator is one of four paid staff, and is a member of the executive committee,

which meets bi-weekly, to coordinate the day-to- day operations of the station.

Programming at CJSF covers various under-represented issues and communities, including but not limited to:

under-represented and misrepresented musical genres/cultures, independent music, arts and culture,

environmental, Queer, First Nations, local and global human rights and social justice, ethnic and third language

programming. The format includes non-DJ mixing, DJ mixing, news, interviews, panels, documentaries,

readings, live performances, outdoor broadcasts and other creative initiatives.


 Recruit, coordinate and motivate volunteers interested and/or involved in on-air programming

 Coordinate the Programming Committee, which includes reviewing new program proposals, allocation of

timeslots, current program reviews and long term programming visioning

 Discuss programming concerns with programmers and conduct periodic program evaluations

 In conjunction with the programming committee, ensure CJSF's programming adheres to the station's mandate and

CRTC regulations

 Monitor programs and program logs

 Provide formal and informal training and support to volunteers including: technical, interview techniques,

research, producing a show, how to write for radio, etc.

 Publish a monthly programmers newsletter

 Work with the Public Relations Coordinator and graphic design staff to promote programming and programming


 Coordinate work study employees and other temporary positions involved in the department

 Devise and execute recruitment strategies to ensure diverse representation in programming, including the regular

advertising of CJSF’s programming needs

 Maintain resources for programmers, information boxes, wiki help resource, info boards, etc

 Create and maintain relationships with other on- and off-campus organizations

 Support and plan special programming events in conjunction with the programming committee and the Spoken

Word Coordinator

 Support and plan remote broadcasts in the community and on campus

 Assist with the coordination of station events

 Coordinate and assist with other station activities and events as needed in conjunction with the executive

committee and various sub-committees


 Paid staff members are expected to assist with CJSF's fundraising and promotion programs, act as on-air

announcers in emergencies, assist in hirings and volunteer recruitment, work with the board of directors to

maintain good station communication and attend general and planning meetings of the Society.

 They may also be assigned other duties by the station manager.



 Commitment to non-commercial, independent media

 Excellent interpersonal, communication and motivational skills

 Well organized with a collaborative working style

 Strong time management skills

 Ability to work well in a busy, volunteer atmosphere

 Self motivated, flexible

 Listening skills, tact, conflict resolution skills,

 Computer and basic radio/audio production skills

 Experience with community organizations and independent media, especially campus/community radio

 Experience working with diverse cultural communities and marginalized communities

 Familiarity with broadcasting laws and regulations

 Proven ability to share acquired knowledge and skills to a diverse range of people

 Experience coordinating volunteers


Hours: 28 hours/week

Wage: $2323/month plus extended health and dental benefits; and an RSP matching contribution benefit.

How to Apply: 
Please send resume with cover letter to: Hiring Committee CJSF Radio, TC 216, Simon Fraser University Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6 Fax: 778-782.3695 Email: - Attn: Programming Coordinator Hiring
Closing Date: 
Mon, 2016-07-11