Employment at WCMU
Grants Manager: This position requires a highly motivated individual who is capable of working independently or in a team setting while seeking grant opportunities for WCMU. Responsible for drafting grant applications and proposals to corporations, community foundations, state and federal entities. Solicits and manages federal, state and community grants to include reports, budgets and coordination with the University contract department. Develops budgets and appropriate related materials for submission to organizations.
Director/Membership & Underwriting: Responsible for the development and implementation of all membership and underwriting strategies, and related community engagement for CMU Public Broadcasting. Serves as department’s principal membership officer for donor/member services, on-air pledge drives, major gifts, matching gifts, planned giving and grants. Supervises donor services staff. Manages marketing representatives to maximize underwriting revenue. Works cooperatively with University Development in prospect management.
Radio Host/Producer Reporter This position will serve as the local host of WCMU’s Morning Edition serving central and northern Michigan. Writes and delivers live newscasts, in addition to other critical information, such as weather, underwriting announcements and promos. When not on the air, this position reports spot and feature stories, conducts interviews, writes for our website, may edit for reporting staff and students, and generate new ideas for WCMU and the newsroom.
Volunteers are needed to help during fundraisers and other station activities. If you would like to answer phones during our radio or television pledge drives, contact Shannon Ann Marceline Franz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-727-9268.
If your organization would like to receive notifications of employment opportunities at WCMU Public Media, please contact Shannon Ann Marceline Franz at email@example.com or 1-800-727-9268.
WCMU provides student employment to students currently attending Central Michigan University. These positions range throughout departments, and give students the skills they need for future careers. All open positions can be viewed on the CMU student employment page, on the Central Michigan University Website.
Most positions are posted near the start of each semester.
Duties Include: Answer phones, greet and assist WCMU Public Media and Welcome Center guests, distribute mail, run errands, assist with bulk mailings, create and maintain Excel spreadsheets and Word documents, and other duties as needed.
Skills Desired: Previous office experience is preferred. Familiarity with multi-line phone, copier, printer and fax machine; demonstrated organizational skills with strong attention to detail; ability to multi-task; ability to work independently with minimal supervision; and proficient in Word and Excel. Must present a professional image. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Schedule: 10-20 hrs/wk during office hours, Mon-Fri, 7:45a - 5:15p; schedule to be determined based on student availability and office need. Schedule may change each semester. Must be available during Winter Break, Spring Break and Summer. SUMMER: 20-40 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and class schedule to Shannon Franz, Shannon.Franz@cmich.edu.
TV Production Crew
Duties Include: Assist WCMU staff with live and live-to-tape television productions.
Skills Desired: Experience with studio productions; including cameras, audio, and floor directing. Crew members should also possess strong communication skills, attention to detail, and be dependable.
Schedule: Thursday nights, 7p - 8:15p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter expressing an interest in this position, and a resume to Chris Ogozaly, firstname.lastname@example.org.