Human Resources

Title: TV Traffic Coordinator
Classification: C3
Department: WGVU

Job Summary:
Provides assistance in processing information for on-air broadcast for WGVU/WGVK.

Primary Duties & Global Responsibilities: (Must be able to perform these duties; usually consist of more than 5% of your job.)

  • Gather, interpret, organize and process on-air radio log information to finished product.
  • Create daily events listing. Gather organize, and process miscellaneous requests for equipment usage.
  • Maintain video tape library. Pull tapes for on-air, re-shelve, organize and perform related computer entry.
  • Traffic system maintenance to produce reports and process miscellaneous requests.
  • Process requests for service via electronic mail.
  • Supervise student employees.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Secondary Duties & Responsibilities: (Must be able to perform these duties; usually consist of less than 5% of your job.)

  • Back-up main computer system.
  • Attend and schedule switchboard back-up.
  • Shipping and receiving for program tapes and general station needs.
  • Enter and maintain traffic underwriting orders for television and radio.
  • Perform reconciliation of underwriting spots on daily on-air logs for television and radio.
  • Maintain public file for television and radio both on and off site.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • High school graduate
  • Minimum of three years broadcast traffic experience and/or relevant training.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully maintain positive interpersonal relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully operate office equipment.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully provide quality customer service.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully maintain satisfactory work performance and attendance records.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully work independently, organize own work and coordinate work activities of others.
  • Demonstrated experience to successfully use various computer software applications.

Desired Qualifications: (Preferred in addition to required qualifications.)

  • Some college course work.
  • Higher education experience.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of Columbine or other broadcast software.
  • Ability to organize own work and coordinate work activities.
  • Working knowledge of on-air processing.

Supervision Received: (Who provides supervision?)
Receives general instruction from a designated supervisor, but is generally expected to work independently.

Supervision Exercised: (Whom do you supervise?)
Hire, train, supervise, schedule and coordinate the work of student employees and may act as lead worker to other COT staff members within the department/unit/division. May participate in personnel decisions such as hiring, terminating, disciplining and evaluating of COT's, but it not the decision maker.

Revised Date: September 1997 For questions regarding employment, email Human Resources Employment Information. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777.