Director of Community Support

Website Missouri State University

Ozarks Public Broadcasting

Station: Ozarks Public Broadcasting

Location: Springfield, MO

Title: Director of Community Support

Salary: Commensurate to education and experience

Position Description:  The Director, Community Support oversees areas that bring in significant external revenue: individual membership, major giving, planned giving, corporate support, and community engagement for KSMU and OPT. Responsibilities include supervision of staff in all areas of community support, goal-setting and benchmarking for fundraising efforts, monthly tracking and reporting of progress toward financial goals, ensuring station compliance with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) underwriting regulations regarding, and development of the station community engagement and plan.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media, Communications, English, Public Relations, Business, or a related field is preferred.

Experience: Three years of experience with marketing, sales, and/or development activities is required; experience with media marketing, sales, and/or development activities is preferred.  Supervisory experience is preferred.

Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills are required. Strong interpersonal skills are required. Organizational skills, computer literacy, and a demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Other: Effort: This position makes off-campus presentations and works at membership events requiring the ability to move objects weighing five to twenty-five pounds.  A valid driver’s license is required.


To apply: Applicants must apply online at

Deadline: May 31, 2019



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