91.9 Classical KC, Kansas City’s 24/7 classical music broadcast and digital service, has an amazing opportunity to join and help design the future of a newly-created station. We seek an energetic, creative person to join our team as our Music Director. This position serves a dual role: as an announcer for classical music as well the lead creative voice on Classical KC’s broadcast side. In this position, you would oversee music selection across platforms, help define the station’s sound to be inclusive and expand the canon of classical music, curate the station’s library, host an on-air shift, and serve a public-facing role at Kansas City classical music events.
Classical KC seeks individuals who are able to shed traditional classical music delivery stereotypes and invite an audience of diverse ages and cultural backgrounds to participate in this rich art form using best practices of public radio storytelling and a tone that energizes, excites and enriches the listener. This position reports to the Director of Classical KC.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience, and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired are necessary.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
$50,000 to $63,000 commensurate with experience and education.
Classical KC is an independent community service of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Please apply online at UMKC’s website: https://info.umkc.edu/hr/careers/ Select “Staff Positions,” then “View Jobs,” then “View All Jobs.” Application deadline is January 9, 2022.