Computer Operator II - WGVU Public Media

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Work type: EAP - Executive, Administrative, Professional, PSS - Professional Support Staff

Job Summary

Operates and monitors computer systems, related peripheral equipment, and provides support and training to all users of above.


Essential Functions:


  • Operates and maintains computer systems.
  • Monitors and maintains peripheral computer equipment.
  • Provides computer software and hardware training and support to WGVU staff.
  • Functions as Database and Technology Specialist
  • Act as liaison to GVSU Information Technology department.
  • Maintain WGVU Engineering technical files and related FCC documents.
  • Support for WGVU Technical Operations including TV Master Control Operations
  • Assist with resolving WGVU Viewer and Listener issues
  • Receives information in various forms and determines the appropriate method of processing.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Clerical support for Engineering Department including, expense reports, billing reports and various system admin functions, such as - USERS in various systems
  • Responsible for various GVSU and WGVU financial systems and procedures related to purchasing and billing
  • Manage scheduling and billing for WGVU uplink business, including rapport and communication with vendors, clients and PBS.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Answers telephone at WGVU switchboard as needed.

Business Development Coordinator - WGVU Public media - click here to apply

Work type: EAP - Executive, Administrative, Professional
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: Public Broadcasting

Required Qualifications and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Prior outside and media sales experience
  • Must have proven successful selling experience including record of meeting and exceeding sales goals, good presentation skills and history of excellent customer service
  • Must have own reliable transportation and valid driver’s license for making sales call outside of the office
  • Strong writing skills, attention to detail, superior organizational skills and the ability to work independently and with others are required
  • Basic computer skills required-Word processing, spreadsheet, web, and database experience
  • Must be willing to be on air for WGVU AM/FM/TV.
  • Candidates must be committed to GVSU’s vision of inclusion and equity.

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • Prior Public Media sales experience preferred
  • Minimum of three years business-to-business or sponsorship sales experience preferred

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

  • Personally call on and develop customer contacts in West and Southwest Michigan.
  • Meet and exceed monthly sales revenue goals.
  • Sell new, develop, and maintain corporate sponsorships for WGVU.
  • Participate and assist WGVU staff with volunteer functions as needed, nights and weekends may be required.
  • Attend community meetings and events to represent WGVU.
  • Handle paperwork in a timely manner and complete all required tasks to properly service client needs.
  • Communicate effectively with client and station personnel to provide the highest level of service.
  • Represent WGVU with professionalism and integrity.
  • Willingness to be on television and radio.
  • Valid driver’s license is required
  • Must have own reliable transportation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Salary: $20,070 + 13% commission (plus bonuses if goals are met)

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