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Assistant Program Director, WFUV

Reports to: Program Director; works closely with Music Director
A core member of WFUV’s content team, the Assistant Program Director works closely with the Program Director in managing all aspects of programming.


  • Provides overall support to Program Director, serving as a chief of staff for the content team
  • Provides daily oversight of air staff, including airchecks and evaluation, with direction from Program Director
  • A key content contributor and senior content editor, the APD plays a leading role in the realization of WFUV’s content strategy. This gatekeeper role includes the station’s various platforms, including digital, music interviews, and special programming
  • Oversees scheduling for all WFUV features and special programming, including FUV Live, FUV Essentials, New Dig, and others; and web site digital content
  • Schedules and leads weekly content team meetings
  • Manages air staff schedule, including substitute scheduling; maintains database of staff time off, and communicates schedule updates to WFUV staff
  • Manages FUV Live production process, working closely with Music Director and Production Director
  • Serves as digital content director and contributor, prioritizing content with the PD, mapping the editorial calendar, making assignments, scheduling music related web content. Provides an information bridge between broadcast and digital, to ensure mutual promotion
  • Plays leading role as contributor on social media platforms
  • Primary contact for weekend specialty show hosts
  • Coordinates station content contributions with NPR Music, including  scheduling, production and submission of material
  • Compiles programming copy for WFUV’s weekly e-newsletter; compiles information for station’s monthly report
  • Works with Operations team and Production Director to realize special broadcasts, including marquee concerts, festivals, FUV Feastival, and other programming
  • An important contributor to the fundraising team, the APD works closely with programming and membership in on-air fundraising strategies. Supports the station’s fundraising efforts in general, including presence outside regular hours during membership drives, as needed
  • Presence at WFUV events, including concerts and fundraisers
  • Responds to programming-related listener correspondence, as necessary
  • Provide program carriage information to NPR and other networks, as needed
  • Possible substitute host, as needed
  • Other responsibilities as required


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher education
  • Minimum five years of professional radio experience, including in programming and staff management
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills. Demonstrated interpersonal and team-building skills to establish and maintain good working relationships with the professional and student staff, with an emphasis on tact, diplomacy, flexibility, collaboration, professionalism, and discretion
  • Excellent written, oral, and visual communications skills, including photo and video skills, and demonstrated script and copy writing ability
  • Conversant and extremely active in social media
  • Facility with digital editing software (ProTools, Adobe Audition or similar), as well as broadcast automation software (AudioVault or similar)

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Start Date: ASAP
DEADLINE: Open until filled

No calls please.

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.
Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.