Position Announcement

Assistant Director of Corporate Support (Springfield, IL)
WSIU Public Broadcasting Service
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Director of Corporate Support for the WSIU Broadcasting Service. WSIU has undergone a recent expansion of its service area and now reaches two-thirds of the counties in the State of Illinois, along with portions of the five border states. WSIU provides public media service via television, radio, and digital platforms to approximately five million people throughout western, central, and southern Illinois. This position is responsible for planning, administering, and monitoring aspects of programming/service underwriting activities for the stations to meet annual revenue goals ($600,000-$900,000 annually) and to comply with complex federal, state, and university policies. It serves as one of two primary liaison and services representatives between WSIU Public Broadcasting and various business or institutional supports across a multi-state and national service area. This is a highly visible, public position that must exercise discretion and sound independent judgment in client communication and negotiations, and in sensitive or confidential situations with respect to the University or to the proprietary environment of business or institutional partners. Extensive regional travel, including some nights and weekends, required. This position will work out of the Springfield office.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, business, or related field required. Three (3) years demonstrably successful outside sales experience required. Must have a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of public broadcasting, FCC, and other regulations governing public broadcasting underwriting activities preferred

Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with experience with both internal equity and external competitiveness.

Application Deadline: December 3, 2019, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit nominations or a cover letter of application, current resume, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references to:

Additional materials should be addressed to:

Screening Committee - Assistant Director of Corporate Support
Broadcasting Service
Communications Building Suite 1003, Mail Code 6602
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1100 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901


SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.