The University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS seeks a proven leader to serve as their next Director of Kansas Public Radio and the Kansas Audio-Reader Network. The successful candidate will provide leadership and management of Kansas Public Radio (KPR), a successful seven-station network that has recently celebrated their 70th anniversary. The position supervises 25 full and part time staff along with student employees and a large cadre of volunteers and reports to the University of Kansas Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs.
The Director has responsibility for day-to-day supervision of all broadcast and non-broadcast activities of Kansas Public Radio and Audio Reader. This position will prioritize the sustainability and growth of the area’s essential public radio service so that it may best serve the community and will lead staff and stakeholders in establishing and executing an effective strategic plan to achieve success in financial, fundraising, broadcasting, content, and marketing operations at the stations.