Job openings at KWVA!

Want to gain some fantastic leadership experience, boost your resume, and get paid for doing what you love? You’ve come to the right place! KWVA has a few student job openings for positions that start next fall. Check out the descriptions below! Applications are due by noon on May 22nd.

Position # Position Title (On Handshake)
2717702 KWVA Music Director
2717716 KWVA Music Blog Director

KWVA Music Director: $475 per term

Purpose: To establish and maintain relationships with national music promoters and record labels; To chart the KWVA top music played list weekly, provide to DJs and submit to NACC; To maintain and develop the KWVA music library.

Principle Functions/Requirements:

I.    Administrative Duties:

  • Recruit, train and coordinate staff of assistant music directors, music reviewers and format directors;
  • Maintain and continually update musical library through the procurement of musical materials from music labels, promotion companies, and other sources;
  • Maintain a database to keep track of KWVA music property and the individual who check-out music to review;
  • Establish and maintain productive and professional relationships with music labels;
  • Coordinate with Production Director and Scheduling Coordinator on live in-studio performances;
  • Hold monthly music open house/reviewer meetings;
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.

        II.    Clerical Duties:

  • Supervise the entire musical library, including all genres;
  • Maintain KWVA Digital Music Library;
  • Maintain KWVA Digital Rotation Library;
    • Keep entire musical library color coded by genre and up to current station standards;
    • Make weekly reports to NACC and all other industry trade magazines and journals to which the station reports;
    • Post weekly charts for all in KWVA to view in studio and on the KWVA website;
    • Identify all unacceptable tracks on CDs as per FCC regulations;
  • Submit quarterly department reports to the General Manager.

KWVA Music Blog Director: $325 per term

Purpose: The KWVA Music Blog Director supports the online presence of the Music Department.


This position is responsible for posting weekly content to the KWVA Music Blog ( via the WordPress dashboard, engaging DJs to produce content, and collaborating with the Promotions Department to strategically feature Music content. This leadership position is expected to take approximately 10 hours/week for best learning outcomes.

The responsibilities of the Music Blog Director include.

  • Weekly Postings
  • Soliciting DJ Involvement – album and concert reviews, playlists, spotlights, and any other creative content they bring to the Music Department.
  • Collaborating with Music Director and Promotions Director for web presence.
  • Assist the Music Director and DJ Director with regular Music Listening Parties.