Community Engagement Manager

Jackson State University
June 12, 2023
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Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number S01503P

Position Title Community Engagement Manager Department WJSU FLSA Salary Not listed. Grant Funded Yes Location MS e-Center Faculty, Staff, Admin or Student Staff Number of Vacancies 1 Position Summary

The Department of WJSU-FM at Jackson State University is accepting applications for its Community Engagement Manager position.


Minimum Required Education

Bachelor degree.

Minimum Required Experience

Three (3) years experience in broadcasting, event planning, marketing, and community awareness campaigns or five (5) years experience in broadcasting, event planning, marketing, and community awareness campaigns.

Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications



Not listed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

See job duties and responsibilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Community Engagement Manager (Full-time employee) – The Community Engagement Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following activities to support the Format:

  • Strategize, design, and implement a plan to build awareness of Grantee's new Format, with an emphasis on targeting Afro-American and Latino/Hispanic communities.
  • Develop digital outreach campaigns that will grow Grantee's social media exposure and app downloads.
  • Work with Digital Producer to develop Online and social content, as well as oversee the production of video content, on all platforms to build and engage new audiences.
  • Partner with community organizations to host remote broadcasts, and manage productions from venues and festivals around the state.
  • Identify opportunities to share and cultivate the Format.
  • Collaborate with General Manager and Development Assistant to identify opportunities for support.
  • Serve as a liaison with the local music and arts community to develop and implement the Community Engagement Plan.
  • Implement at least eight (8) community engagement events where WJSU Urban Alternative On-Air talent will host or participate.
  • Work with station staff and volunteers to promote events and ensure the greatest attendance.
  • Track attendance at events and collect feedback from attendees.
  • Posting Detail Information

    EEO Statement

    Jackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Background Check Statement

    Jackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when appropriate a credit report or driving history report.

    Open Date 05/12/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    Posting Supplemental Questions

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  • What is the highest level of education attained?
  • G.E.D.
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Specialist degree
  • Ph.D.
  • Juris Doctorate
  • None of the above
  • Can you, if hired, provide proof of education?
  • Yes
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  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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