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ONLINE COURSE CONTENT DEVELOPER

Online content developers are needed for Health and PE 9, and Health and PE 10 course revisions. 

Education:  Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 - 5 years teaching experience in a specific secondary content area (i.e. Mathematics) and/or curriculum supervisory experience in a specific subject area.  An applicant must hold a current Virginia teaching license endorsed in Health and Physical Education.

Required Qualifications:  A qualified candidate must demonstrate:

    • A thorough knowledge of content and associated standards of course being developed;
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate ideas and information effectively, clearly, and concisely;
    • Previous experience with developing  learning objectives and  instructional activities that support a variety of learning styles;
    • The ability to provide content and assessment items that are rigorous and correlate to middle and higher levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy;
    • Experience with curriculum design principles and practices;
    • Exemplary time management, communications, inter-personal, verbal, listening, problem solving, decision-making, organizational, and troubleshooting skills;
    • The ability to work in a collaborative environment; and
    • The ability to use a word processor. 

Please note that chosen candidates must attend training at WHRO’s Norfolk or Williamsburg location before developing online content.  Training dates TBD.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior experience with online learning and online course development
    • Online teaching experience and or online teaching facilitator training
    • Attendance at a Virginia Department of Education Standards of Learning Institute (if applicable)

Primary Responsibilities:  The online course content developer will:

    • Adhere to the project timeline;
    • Create original content to meet or exceed the Virginia Standards of Learning and other national standards;
    • Develop original instructional activities, developmental activities, assignments, and assessments;
    • Create supporting documentation including all supplementary materials (e.g. course description, introduction and goals, course outline, course syllabus, assignment checklist, presentations, videos, rubrics, instructor’s guide, quick reference materials, etc.);
    • Revise published content as directed by Project Manager based on information from the Content Area Review Team; and
    • Communicate any challenges, need for help, etc. to the Project Manager/Instructional Designer.

For questions, please reference the FAQ. Interested and qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume to Cryshel Whitehead at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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PART-TIME CLASSICAL RADIO ANNOUNCER

Classical radio station WHRO-FM is seeking a part-time weekend announcer. This position is primarily responsible for station operation including hosting classical music programs, reading announcements on-air and operation of studio equipment including computer automation. The applicant should be able to demonstrate a familiarity with the music and a friendly, relaxed on-air presence, as well as a willingness and ability to learn various radio computer systems.  Enthusiasm for the job a must.

Qualified candidates should apply to:  WHRO; Attn:  Sherby Wilks; 5200 Hampton Blvd; Norfolk, VA  23508.  Applicants may apply by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  WHRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


MULTI-PLATFORM SPONSOR COORDINATOR

Overview:
WHRO is seeking a multi-platform coordinator who supports Underwriting. The incumbent owns the creation and execution of all sponsor promotions across a variety of channels, including broadcast, radio, digital, social and print.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  developing the multi-platform campaign aligned to each underwriting contract, managing an editorial calendar, being an active participant in weekly editorial meetings on behalf of underwriting, creating FCC aligned copy, coordinating production of all assets and trafficking the same. The incumbent is also responsible for producing monthly reports and monitoring KPIs for station underwriters.

 Duties Include:

  • Owns and manages the Underwriting editorial calendar ensuring the creation and execution of all contract commitments;
  • Monitor the flow of materials or resources throughout the process to ensure on time delivery.
  • Gathers creative assets
  • Submits and prioritizes production orders for internal departments.
  • Troubleshoots problems to make sure a project remains on schedule.
  • Servers as the point person between underwriting, traffic, online media, production and radio departments.
  • Writes and proofs copy, ensures that it is legally compliant with FCC requirements.
  • Enters copy into ProTrack software system.
  • Assists with ticket and trade management.

Qualifications:

  • BA in communications, marketing, business or sales
  • Must have excellent written and communication
  • Exceptional at managing deadlines on time-sensitive projects.
  • Attention to detail with experience in event management or project management a plus
  • Familiarities with traffic management systems at a commercial or public media station a plus.
  • Knowledge of pertinent FCC rules and regulations regarding promotion a plus.

Qualified candidates should apply to:  WHRO; Attn:  Sherby Wilks; 5200 Hampton Blvd; Norfolk, VA  23508.  Applicants may apply by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  WHRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.    


E-LEARNING MANAGER

The WHRO Education Online Course Development Department is looking for an E-Learning Manager to work with our online projects.

Reports to: Director of E-Learning

Position Description: The E-Learning Manager is responsible for managing the development of all assigned online learning projects, providing technical support and leadership for the WHRO Education Online Courses (WEOC) department, and ensuring the creation of quality online learning products.

Education: A master’s degree in instructional technology or a related field.

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical expertise to support online projects
  • Create and maintain all online course webpage sites including needed product development changes
  • Supervise, lead, and train Instructional Designers
  • Maintain the WEOC equipment inventory
  • Provide learning management system (LMS) technical support (intermediate skill level) and assist with online course deliveries as needed
  • Attend LMS System Administrator meetings
  • Conduct trainings that support the online course development projects
  • Create documentation for WEOC manuals as assigned
  • Manage assigned online learning projects
  • Monitor the timeline and development of each assigned project and provide requested reports to his/her supervisor
  • Assist with contractor employment selection process and payments
  • Work with and support Instructional Designers, Content Developers, and Content Area Review Teams
  • Ensure that development criteria, instructional design standards, and quality standards are met and implemented
  • Review content modules/units and provide timely feedback to Instructional Designers
  • Ensure that the WEOC Handbook technical guidelines are implemented
  • Ensure correct alignment to identified content standards
  • Ensure content is appropriate and written for targeted audience
  • Ensure copyright laws are followed and acquire permissions as needed
  • Ensure usage of universal design for instruction throughout courses (vary learning style methods)
  • Assist with instructional designer tasks as needed
  • Work with other WHRO departments for production projects as assigned
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrating respect for others
  • Assist the Director of E-Learning as needed
  • Assist with Education Sales projects
  • Represent WHRO through presentations, conferences, trainings and meetings as needed
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by his/her supervisor

Required Skills:

  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, written and oral communication, and organization skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership with instructional technology
  • Experience developing online curriculum
  • Advanced skills in web and graphic design
  • HTML and photo editing software experience with Adobe® Creative Suite
  • Ability to create and modify cascading style sheets
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and handle diverse tasks simultaneously using prioritization and delegation
  • Demonstrated ability to work well and collaborate with others

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working with K-12 learning environments
  • Applied knowledge of training best practices and instructional design principles
  • Knowledge of learning management systems
  • Current knowledge and experience using E-learning software packages (e.g. Articulate®, Raptivity®, Adobe® Captivate®, TechSmith® Camtasia®, etc.)
  • Completed college courses in online curriculum development or instructional design
  • Knowledge of web development standards such as 508 compliance, W3C and WCAG, and SCORM

Job Location: Norfolk, Virginia area

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Sherby Wilks at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

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DIRECTOR, RADIO PROGRAM & AUDIENCE STRATEGY

Overview:
WHRO is seeking a Director of Radio Program & Audience Strategy. The successful candidate will be charged with developing WHRV 89.5 FM’s and WHRO 90.3 FM’s on-air programming and its strategy in ways that help the organization acquire strengthen and retain audiences, deliver on the power of the WHRO brand and build durable relationships with listeners.

 Essential Duties Include:

  • Researches, plans, communicates and executes the station’s broadcast program development and audience optimization strategy, working with the Vice President of Content
  • Cultivates and develops relationships with on-air program producers and talent. 
  • Monitors emerging media trends and is aware of the competitive landscape, particularly in the top 20 ADI, synthesizing data, analyzing successful strategies and making recommendations to colleagues on the radio management team and radio producers. 
  • Supervises a talented broadcast on-air program and support staff; manages departmental process, policy and budgets, and advocates for the needs of the station.
  • Routinely meets with on-air staff and program producers to discuss best practices and formats, and the results of research and analysis that can increase stations’ local market share and listeners, ratings, and revenue across appropriate platforms.
  • Works with producers to help shape the valence of local content, provides feedback to show staff, and works with the editorial and marketing teams to develop plans that support audience growth.  Provides broad content oversight.
  • Develops strong working relationship with industry stakeholders in the programming field.
  • Works closely with the online media, marketing and content teams to ensure that station’s websites, social media activities, and online presence optimize and deepen listener relationships
  • Monitors local programs and underwriting messages to assure compliance with the FCC rules.

Qualifications:

  • 5 plus years Radio programming experience
  • Strong knowledge of both classical music and public media radio genre.
  • Strong creative leadership, sound judgment and quality decision making skills to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Ability to multi-task and work against deadlines, be highly organized and have good delegation skills.
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and share findings.
  • Flexible, creative, and innovative in using technology to deepen listener relationships.
  • Demonstrated understanding of public media listening audiences.
  • Ability to manage and motivate staff, in addition to working well as a member of a team
  • Ability to think both tactically and strategically
  • Knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • On-air experience a plus

Education
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Qualified candidates should apply to:  WHRO; Attn:  Sherby Wilks; 5200 Hampton Blvd; Norfolk, VA  23508.  Applicants may apply by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  WHRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.    


Applicants interested in applying for any position at WHRO must submit a resume, cover letter, salary requirements and required sample materials, etc. to:

WHRO
Attn:  Sherby Wilks, Human Resources Officer
5200 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA  23508

WHRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer