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Position:  Development Coordinator

Salary:  $12,000


Lit Youngstown is seeking a development coordinator to work 5-10 hours/week. The position is salaried, $1000 per month. Open immediately.  Responsible for grant-writing and other fundraising support, primarily remote work.  


Lit Youngstown is a literary arts nonprofit with programs that promote and celebrate writing, reading and storytelling.


Please send cover letter and resume to Karen Schubert,


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Assistant Director
Salary:  $36,444.00 - $55,000.00 Annually
Location:  Youngstown, OH
Job Type:  Professional Administrative
Job Number: 202300122
Division: Student Affairs & Inst Effectiveness
Department: WYSU – FM
Opening Date: 06/15/2023

Summary of Position

Assists director in all areas of station operations, including in programming, radio operations, production, engineering, underwriting, marketing, events, educational services and general office administration. Directs and coordinates classical music programming for station. Produces and hosts a classical music program. Manages volunteer and student classical music announcers. Maintains classical music library. Coordinate fundraising and promotional events. Assist development coordinator and associate director as needed.

Position Information

Carries out general policies established by the director.


Hosts daily classical music program for WYSU-FM radio, including presentation and delivery of regular live on-air breaks. Monitors quality of broadcast signal. Maintains transmitter and program logs.  


Prepares music schedule and commentary for daily classical music program and enters information regarding daily listings in music schedule program. 


Interviews representatives of regional fine arts organizations.


Recruits and supervises volunteer classical music producers and hosts. Oversees on-air presentation of classical music programming.


Supervises staff involved in on-air pledge drives. 


Assists director and development coordinator in donor cultivation.


Works with development coordinator to develop on-air listening and membership promotional campaigns.


Assists development coordinator in planning and organizing on-air membership campaigns.


Plans, organizes, and coordinates special fundraising and promotional events for audience and members, including concerts, member parties, and meet and greet events., and educational events.


Assist associate director in programming and program operations, including providing input in general programming decisions.


Available to locally host network news program.


Other Functions and Responsibilities: Performs other related duties as assigned.


Equipment Operated: Computer and all other standard office equipment.


Work Schedule: Typically, M-T-W-Th-F 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 


Unusual Work Conditions: (Optional)


Supervision Exercised: May exercise supervision over student employees and volunteers.

 Reports to: Director, WYSU-FM


Qualifications and Competencies

Required Certifications, Training, and/or Licensures:  None


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 


Knowledge of: University policies and procedures*; office practices and procedures; department/division goals and objectives*; department/division policies and procedures*; workplace safety practices and procedures*; English grammar and spelling; records management; office management; project management. 


Skill in: Use of office equipment; typing, data entry; computer operation; use of computer software and other programs applicable to the assigned department/division*. 


Ability to: deal with problems involving several variables within familiar context; define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; determine material and equipment needs; calculate fractions, decimals, and percentages; compile and prepare reports; use proper research methods to gather data; understand a variety of written and/or verbal communications; prepare accurate documentation; maintain records according to established procedures; travel to and gain access to work site; effectively interact with personnel and public to answer routine questions; train or instruct others; move quickly and effectively from one tasks to another; work independently and in a team environment; develop and maintain effective working relationships.  


(*) Developed after employment. 


Minimum Qualifications: At least a bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least two years of related experience.


Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in a related field; previous experience at radio station; working knowledge of classical music. 

To Apply:  WYSU Assistant Director