Job- Indie Kingdom Youth Radio Program Coordinator and Educator

Indie Kingdom Youth Radio Program Coordinator and Educator

A collaboration between WGDR, Goddard College Community Radio & Big Heavy World

Indie Kingdom prepares a new generation of storytellers and reporters to develop and share local stories using the tools of the trade, both traditional and new while earning secondary credit.

Basic Function
The Indie Kingdom Youth Radio Program Coordinator and Educator offers professional guidance to teacher-partners in customizing and integrating Indie Kingdom into their pedagogical goals and state/school mandated curriculum. This position works with partnering schools to help their students learn about, create, and broadcast high-quality audio story recordings of stories from their communities using the Indie Kingdom Youth Radio Program Curriculum, and the curriculum of their classroom teachers.

The 10-15 hours per week position, reports directly to the Executive Director of Big Heavy World. The position stewards planning and development for Indie Kingdom with partnering schools and related institutions, alongside the Executive Director of Big Heavy World. The position is heavily focused on teaching and administrative management of the Indie Kingdom Youth Radio Training Program curriculum.

Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities

  • Cultivates relationships with prospective school classroom teachers, counseling program representative and/or community-based learning program representative.
  • Presents Indie Kingdom opportunity at potential partner schools using existing Indie Kingdom productions
  • Offers introductory audio production training to partnering educators
  • Stewards the Indie Kingdom Youth Radio Training curriculum with partnering schools
  • Acts as liaison between partner schools and Big Heavy World
  • Collaborates with partnering educator in classroom to drive classroom and related audio story goals
  • Develops supplemental educational materials in support of IK curriculum
  • Partners with BHW PD to find placement of student material on The Radiator airwaves

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA in related field
  • Experience with audio production platforms (e.g., Adobe Audition, Audacity, etc.), field recording equipment (e.g., Zooms), and radio broadcasting equipment required
  • Knowledge of and experience in education required
  • Knowledge of FCC legal compliance regulations and general best practices for Non-commercial Educational radio broadcasting preferred
  • Excellent communications interpersonal and organizational skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and independently, with focus and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated the ability to exhibit teamwork and adaptability.
  • Working knowledge Google platforms

Please submit a cover letter, resume, a sample of audio work and three employment references to [email protected].

Please note this position is based at Big Heavy World; funding is not available for transportation costs.

Application Deadline: Dec 22, 2017

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