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Summer Fund Drive Progress

The on-air portion of our fund drive is over, but you can still help KBCS reach its goal by donating before June 30th. Please make a gift in support of your favorite KBCS programs today, and thank you in advance!

$65,000 Goal

62.15%

Drive ends: June 30, 2024

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Careers

Part-Time Reporter/Producer

The Part Time KBCS Reporter/Producer will produce a minimum of two 3-5-minute pre-produced news segments per week featuring local/regional news stories on issues related to the environment, education, or social justice. Click here for more information and to apply.

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Pay rate: $21.00/hour

The successful candidate is expected to work 19.75 hours per week maximum with flexible work schedule Monday-Friday. This position typically assigned as needed on a quarterly basis, with no expectation of continued employment beyond the current appointment.

The temporary hourly employment is limited to the earlier of 1,050 hours or 12 consecutive months beginning from the original date of hire. Per WAC 357-04-045, following 1,050 hours or 12 consecutive months, an individual is not eligible for re-employment at Bellevue College in another temporary part-time hourly position. Temporary hourly employees who work more than three hundred fifty (350) hours in a twelve consecutive month period may be subject to provisions of one the collective bargaining agreements covering Classified employees at Bellevue College.

This position is expected to NOT be eligible for benefits because eligibility is limited only to employees working at least an average of 80 hours in eligible employment for more than 6 consecutive months and at least 8 hours a month. Eligible positions are eligible for certain benefits.

Essential Functions

The Part-Time KBCS News Reporter/Producer is responsible for producing a minimum of two 3-5-minutes pre -produced news segments per week featuring local news reports related to the environment, education, or social justice. Successful candidate must have the ability to work both independently and cooperatively with station staff, volunteers, and students.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous experience/education working as a radio broadcast news assignment reporter and proficient with audio editing software including but not limited to Adobe Audition.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and cooperatively with station staff, volunteers, and students in a collaborative and inclusive manner.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working as an on-air news reporter at either a noncommercial or commercial radio broadcast station.

For more information and to apply click here.

Part-Time Morning News Board Operator/Announcer

The KBCS Morning News Board Operator/Announcer will operate a radio broadcast control board during a live broadcast of a syndicated talk show that airs between 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information and to apply, click here.

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Pay rate: $21.00/hour.

The successful candidate is expected to work 19.75 hours per week. This position typically assigned as needed on a quarterly basis, with no expectation of continued employment beyond the current appointment.

The temporary hourly employment is limited to the earlier of 1,050 hours or 12 consecutive months beginning from the original date of hire. Per WAC 357-04-045, following 1,050 hours or 12 consecutive months, an individual is not eligible for re-employment at Bellevue College in another temporary part-time hourly position. Temporary hourly employees who work more than three hundred fifty (350) hours in a twelve consecutive month period may be subject to provisions of one the collective bargaining agreements covering Classified employees at Bellevue College.

This position is expected to NOT be eligible for benefits because eligibility is limited only to employees working at least an average of 80 hours in eligible employment for more than 6 consecutive months and at least 8 hours a month. Eligible positions are eligible for certain benefits.

Essential Functions

  • Host will prepare and announce brief local news breaks, traffic, underwriting announcements, and weather updates during program breaks.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous experience working as a live radio news reporter/announcer and operating a radio console control board.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively with station staff, volunteers, and students in a collaborative and inclusive manner.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience working as an on-air news reporter and radio console board operator at either a noncommercial or commercial radio broadcast station.

For more information and to apply click here.

Volunteer Opportunities

KBCS is currently seeking volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering with KBCS, check out our volunteer opportunities page.

KBCS is affiliated with Bellevue College and we support, affirm, and abide by all Bellevue College policies and statements concerning diversity and inclusion. Bellevue College and KBCS strive to create a vibrant campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of Bellevue College’s mission and goals, pluralism is promoted in all aspects of college life which includes KBCS. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building a pluralistic and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.

KBCS extends the principals of Bellevue College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion to include our many community volunteers working both on-air as music announcers, program hosts, and journalists. This also includes the many off-air support services such as volunteers working with our membership and music department. For more information on diversity and inclusion at KBCS and Bellevue college visit www.bellevuecollege.edu/pluralism

EEO Statement

Bellevue College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, language, ethnicity, religion, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, including gender identity or expression, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Please see policy 4150 at www.bellevuecollege.edu/policies/. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Title IX Coordinator, 425-564-2641, Office C227, and EEOC/504 Compliance Officer, 425-564-2178, Office B126.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may contact hraccommodations@bellevuecollege.edu.