Programming Manager

Organization Name: 
Kingston, ON

CFRC Radio 101.9FM is the longest-running campus broadcaster in the world, with a long-standing history at Queen's and in Kingston. CFRC broadcasts a wide variety of programming and provides learning opportunities to students and community members in fulfillment of the station's mandate. CFRC broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a
small staff team and more than 250 volunteers.

The following management position is currently available at CFRC:
Programming Manager (12 month contract)

Time Commitment, Eligibility and Remuneration
 Upon being hired, all incoming full-time staff are required to fulfill a minimum of 20 hours
of on-the-job transitioning in April 2013
 Incoming full-time employees will receive some remuneration for this transition period
 12-month term from May 1 2013-April 30 2014 with a time commitment of 30 hours/week

 Maintain a 24‐hour, quality programming schedule in accordance with CRTC
regulations for community‐based campus stations
 Learn about and adhere to CRTC license and SOCAN policies
 Maintain a physical copy of the CFRC broadcast schedule and an electronic version to
be displayed on the CFRC website
 Continually identify new areas for greater diversity in programming content at CFRC
 Supervise, support, coordinate, and provide feedback for all CFRC programmers
 Coordinate training for new and older volunteers in broadcasting techniques, CFRC
policies, and CRTC regulations
 Maintain a current and complete CFRC member database and volunteer email list serve
and effectively communicate with all volunteers
 Supervise and discipline staff or volunteers when necessary while ensuring a positive
working environment
 Maintain effective and regular communication with CFRC's Business Manager, Music
Resources Manager, Operations Officer, CFRC support staff, and the Radio Queen's
University Board of Directors
 Coordinate production of commissioned projects from the University and other Kingston
organizations (podcasts, CBC interviews, documentaries etc.)
 Identify opportunities for the promotion of CFRC on campus and in the greater Kingston
 Work with other CFRC staff to coordinate and implement CFRC outreach and
promotional events on and off-campus; to ensure the effective day-to-day functioning of
the radio station; and to develop and follow a budget and strategic plan.
 Complete a thorough transition process with the next incoming manager that includes
one‐on‐one meetings and a transition manual.
 Set and maintain consistent office hours throughout the year.


 This position is open to any Queen's student who has been enrolled at the University
over the past twelve (12) months.


The salary for this position is approximately $17,500

How to Apply: 
Submit a completed Personal Information form ( available at the front entrance to CFRC or on-line at, a 5-8 page proposal for the position, a cover letter (maximum 1 page) and resume (maximum 2 pages) in person to CFRC, Lower Carruthers Hall, Queen's University.
Closing Date: 
Mon, 2014-03-24