Associate Director (Corporate Support)
WSIU Broadcasting Service
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications and nominations for positions of Associate Director (Corporate Support) for the WSIU Broadcasting Service. WSIU has undergone a recent expansion of its service area and now reaches two-thirds of the counties in the State of Illinois along with portions of five border states. WSIU provides public media service via television, radio, and digital platforms to approximately five-million people throughout western, central, and southern Illinois. This position is responsible for planning, administering, and monitoring all aspects of programming/service underwriting activities for the stations to meet an annual revenue goal approaching $1-million. This is a highly visible, public position that must exercise discretion and sound independent judgment in client communication and negotiations, and in sensitive or confidential situations with respect to the University or to the proprietary environment of business or institutional partners. Extensive regional travel, including some nights and weekends, required.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in marketing, business administration, public administration or other relevant discipline. Five years' experience in media sales management with demonstrated success in revenue growth, strategic planning, market research, and process management; including effective personnel management, supervision and team building; five years of direct sales experience; demonstrated direct annual revenue growth; desktop publishing, multimedia, and data application skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of public broadcasting; FCC & other regulations governing public broadcasting underwriting activities. Proven media, philanthropic business development and/or grant-writing experience preferred. Significant regional travel will be required.

Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and experience; there is an excellent fringe benefits package.

Application Deadline: May 3, 2019, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit nominations or a cover letter of application, current resume and the names, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three references to:

Screening Committee
Associate Director (Corporate Support)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Broadcasting Service
Communications Building Suite 1003, Mail Code 6602
1100 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.