- Monday May 9th • 3 PM (KCSB Courtyard)
- Wednesday May 11th • 6 PM – 8 PM (Zoom)
- Friday May 13th • 10 AM (KCSB Newsroom)
Click here for the Zoom link for May 11th
- Go to KCSB’s Handshake Profile (or click the links below for each respective position). You are welcome to apply for multiple positions.
- Apply! Make sure you answer all the required questions on a separate document to be attached to your application. A resume is optional.
- Prepare! The interview process will begin shortly after. We greatly encourage all applicants to CONTACT the person who is currently in the position that you are applying for. You can find out each person’s email here.
The application period closes on Friday, May 13th at 5pm.
The Assistant Program Director mentors the new KCSB staff after they’ve completed the KJUC training. They work with the Program Director in managing and tracking substitutes and also tracks errors in the station’s logs. The Assistant Program Director is a member of the Program Mediation and Review Committee (PMRC) and aids the Program Director in preparations for quarterly PMRC scheduling meetings.
The KJUC Manager leads the operation of KCSB’s “KJUC-AM” training station. They work to raise community awareness about the station by encouraging students and community members to apply for individual programs on KJUC, to become members of our News and Sports departments, or to volunteer otherwise behind the scenes. Subsequently, the KJUC manager works closely with KJUCers to guide them through KCSB’s broadcasting expectations and to prepare them for their own FM programs.
The KJUC Program Director is responsible for being familiar with the shows on the KJUC schedule and for giving weekly feedback to KJUCers about their shows. The KJUC PD is also a member of KCSB’s Program Mediation and Review Committee (PMRC) and advises in the process of adding shows to the FM schedule
Note: The Internal Music Director is a member of KCSB’s Program Mediation and Review Committee (PMRC).
The Publications Coordinator designs, produces, and manages distribution of KCSB publications including flyers, ads, swag, and most importantly, KCSB’s quarterly printed schedule. A penchant for art/graphic design is a must. Experience with Photoshop and or other digital design programs is useful.
The Promotions Director also maintains a calendar of community events. The Promotions Director works closely with the Production Coordinator to ensure PSAs are made for events the station sponsors or otherwise promotes. The Promotions Director also works with the A.S. Assistant Director for Independent Media and KCSB Advisor on the annual fund drive and other projects to raise the radio station’s visibility
Under the guidance of the KCSB Advisor, the Digital Media Coordinator is responsible for regularly updating the KCSB website, e-newsletter, and other social media platforms. The DMC is responsible for producing and curating content that creates interest in the site and in the station, including photography, videography, and social media posts.
The KCSB Business Coordinator provides support to A.S.’s Assistant Director for Independent Media, the KCSB Advisor, and General Manager in all fundraising activity, which includes assisting in the year-round preparations leading up to and following the annual KCSB-FM fund drive.
KCSB’s Assistant Engineer assists the KCSB Chief Engineer in the technical operations of the station. They help check that equipment is in working order, helps maintain this equipment, and installs new equipment when necessary. The Assistant Engineer also assists the Chief Engineer with engineering live in-studio performances and coordinating / conduction of the sound mixing at KCSB-FM events.
KCSB-FM’s Production Coordinator is responsible for creating and maintaining the station’s Public Service Announcements (PSAs) and other prerecorded audio. They work closely with the Promotions Director to ensure PSAs are made for upcoming “KCSB Presents…” and other local events. They also conduct regular production trainings for programmers and assist in live sound mixing. Much of the work for this position is done using Audacity and DadPro software.
The Sports director works to strengthen and to expand KCSB Sports Department and to offer sports programming to the campus and wider SB community that is otherwise unavailable from commercial outlets.
Researches and guides the efforts to establish an organized archive of KCSB programming from our current library of historic materials, including digital and physical archiving of our audio and print collections.
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLYING TO KCSB-FM:
- must be a UCSB student
- must have above a 2.0 GPA
- must be available to work for half of summer 2022