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To apply, please send your resume to Gary Taylor at by January 15, 2023


Job Description: Office and Operations Manager, KLZR Radio, Westcliffe, CO


KLZR’s mission is to inform, entertain and connect all who care about the Wet Mountain Valley. KLZR is looking to hire an Office and Operations Manager (OOM), a part time position, with the goal of ensuring the smooth operation of the station freeing up more of board members’ time for more strategic tasks. The OOM will be responsible for ensuring that strategic board direction is translated into day-to-day broadcasting tactics and station operations.

Position Summary

KLZR is seeking a part time Office and Operations Manager who will manage the operations of the station, ensuring consistency and compliance with KLZR’s strategic goal of being on the air 24/7/365. The ideal candidate will have strong communication and organizational skills, with a background in computer and IT skills. Responsibilities will include the day-to-day operations of office management and KLZR’s computer infrastructure as well as coordinating critical communication with our volunteers, the community, and other stakeholders.

Preferred Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience within the IT/computing sphere
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and trouble shoot technical infrastructure issues
  • Highly developed organizational, interpersonal communication and time management skills
  • Brings an objective, non-partisan approach with critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within, and foster, teams
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Knowledge and connections within the Wet Mountain Valley and the KLZR community

Attributes Required/Desired

  • Organizational skills, computer skills, people skills
  • Team player
  • Friendly outgoing
  • Willingness, and ability, to be the face of the station
  • Roots and connections in the community

Our ideal candidate will have a combination of the above experience and qualifications or an interest and willingness to learn.


Appx. 12 hours / week, @ $20/hour, $12,480 annually Potential job hour growth.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2023

Duties and Responsibilities

General Administration and Operations

  1. General oversight of the station

Office hours, monitor station

  1. FCC (Federal Communications Commission) compliance
  2. Mailings, Newsletters and Publications

Annual report, quarterly newsletter, donor appeals and communication

  1. IT Tasks and Operations

Keep all studio and production equipment up and running in good order, including ENCO rebuild, streaming audio, web server and web/computer

  1. website maintenance/modifications, podcast updates and DJ scheduling

Programming and DJs

  1. Update DJ, volunteer documents
  2. Oversee DJs and conduct regular meetings with them
  3. Train DJs coordinating with Program Committee
  4. Correspond with BMI, ASCAP and SESAC
  5. Work with volunteer music manager to manage library
  6. Coordinate with DJs for obtaining new music
  7. Review KLZR programs in light of the station’s mission and standards
  8. Support volunteer producer/broadcasters for Valley Views
  9. Download of weekly syndicated shows

Event Management

Facilitate organization of KLZR events (Block parties, Rock N Soul Jam, Taste of the Valley, Summer in the Park, High Peaks Music Festival)