docx - CFRU 93.3 FM

CFRU News & Additional Summer Programming Assistant
May 25 2014-August 10 2014, 35 hours per week @ $12.75/Hour.
About CFRU:
CFRU 93.3FM (Guelph, Ontario) volunteer-driven campus and community radio station,
committed to broadcasting high quality, innovative and entertaining music and spoken-word
programming which serves as a distinct alternative to other available radio and media outlets.
We pride ourselves in providing a supportive environment for a diversity of people to have the
opportunity to safely express themselves in work, learning and volunteer opportunities.
Description of Duties:
CFRU 93.3FM (Guelph, Ontario) is seeking a student to assist in programming at the station
over our summer season in coordination with current staff. The position will focus on developing
local news coordination to be presented on-air, as well as overnight programming and
syndication opportunities.
Duties will include:
1. Leading a local news team to coordinate community news to be presented on-air;
2. Building overnight programming (through new program development or syndication);
3. Liaise with other campus/community radio stations;
4. Liaise with on-campus professors to build connections to our Edu Radio program;
5. Coordinate show fill-in and training during our slow season.
 A passion for campus/community radio;
 Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of CFRU’s programming, guiding
principles, and initiatives;
 One or more of a) knowledge of audio recording and digital editing b) interviewing and
journalistic experience c) some radio and sound production experience d) other relevant
media expertise;
 Self-motivation and a willingness to initiate projects;
 An awareness of anti-oppression and diversity in Guelph and area communities;
 The ability to interpret and articulate CFRU's policies;
 A lively and energetic personality, invested in building relationships;
 Experience volunteering at CFRU or other campus-community radio stations is generally
an asset.
To be eligible to participate in the CSJ initiative, individuals must:
be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to
return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has
been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act3; and,
be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial
legislation and regulations.
CFRU Radio is an employment equity employer. All qualified candidates are welcome.
Preferences will be given to and applications are encouraged from all equity-seeking individuals
including people of color, Indigenous peoples, people living with disabilities, women, working
class people, queer and/or trans people (an umbrella term recognizing many identities outside of
the gender binary, including but not limited to: transgender, transsexual, Two-Spirited,
genderqueer, gender-fluid, etc.)
All applicants are encouraged to fill out the attached survey questions, and self-disclose through
our Employment Equity Form on the following section. CFRU will provide additional training
necessary for this position.
Survey Questions:
CFRU Volunteer/Programmer – Yes / No
If yes, length of time as Volunteer/Programmer: ____________
Please indicate if you have taken the following CFRU trainings:
Orientation - Yes / No
Programming & Policy – Yes / No
On-Air Programming – Yes / No
Other Radio/Media Experience: ______________________________________________
Mentoring (or other) Experience: _____________________________________________
CFRU Employment Equity Form – Please Click Here (or fill out the application below)
CFRU wishes to improve and further develop its employment equity practices, and we encourage
all people applying for a job at CFRU to fill out our Employment Equity Form, which can be
found below. Gathering information about applicants for CFRU positions can aid us in
understanding under-representation and will be used to determine CFRU's effectiveness in
promoting jobs and hiring. Completing this form is voluntary and all information gathered from
completed forms will be kept strictly confidential.
What position(s) are you applying for?
Please indicate what gender you identify with:
Please check all that apply to you:
_ person of colour/racialized
_ Indigenous
_ living with a disability/disabilities
_ queer/LGBTQ
_ transgender and/or gender-variant
_ part of immigrant communities
_ English as a second language
_ have faced/are facing class barriers
_ other _______________________
Are there aspects of identity and lived experiences that you would specifically like to have
space to discuss in our hiring process?
How did you hear about the job(s) you applied for with CFRU?
Date of Notice: April 22nd, 2014
Application Deadline: May 4th, 2014
Start Date: May 25th, 2014
Termination Date: August 20, 2014
Rate of Pay and Hours:$12.75/Hour for 35 hours/week. Hours are scheduled in coordination with
the Station Manager.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected], with “News & Additional
Summer Programming Assistant” in the subject line.
CFRU Radio Gryphon is a unionized workplace as a sub-local of Canadian Union of Public
Employees (CUPE) Local 1281. These positions are not within the bargaining unit.This position
is funded in part by the Canada Summer Jobs program.