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Youth Radio Mentor

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Job Title Youth Radio Mentor
Department Name WUNC-FM - 259000
Vacancy ID S010270
Position Posting Category Public Relations/Communications/Marketing
Hiring Range Dependent on Experience/Qualifications
Full-time/Part-time Part-Time Temporary
If part-time, how many hours per week? 20-30 hours per week
Work Schedule

Variable Hours, Monday – Friday with some occasional shifts on holidays and/or weekends

Proposed Start Date 05/08/2017
Estimated Duration of Appointment 5 months or less
Posting Open Date 03/06/2017
Posting Close Date 04/21/2017
Description of Work

Youth Radio Mentors will lead a team of high school reporters through a summer program that teaches young people how to produce public radio style reports about their communities. Mentors work closely with the students and WUNC’s Program Director through the training, story pitch, reporting and story production process. The job site is at WUNC production facility at American Tobacco Campus in downtown Durham. The Summer Youth Reporting Institute runs roughly June 14 – August 11, 2017.

Education and Experience

Minimum Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalency and completion of a two-year technical school program in electronics; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience: Successful applicants will also have public radio news production skills and/or experience working with teenagers. Valid driver’s license is helpful.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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Optional and Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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