Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: N4010 / Coord,Program Scheduling Sr
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 10

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Develops and coordinates instructional television broadcast schedules. Oversees adherence to reporting requirements; maintains appropriate records and logs; maintains acquisition budget. Provides technical guidance, training, and support to lower level staff, students and/or volunteers, as appropriate.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Previews and evaluates potential program content; makes scheduling decisions for the daytime broadcast schedule.
  2. Leads, guides, and trains staff/student employees, interns, and/or volunteers performing related work; recruits volunteers, as appropriate to the area of operation.
  3. Creates a broadcasting program schedule; schedules times, space, and dates for broadcast coverage.
  4. Tracks and monitors acquisition budget; maintains acquisition broadcast rights for staff and auditors.
  5. Prepares scheduled and special reports on programming and ratings for management, the Federal Communication Commission, the Public Broadcasting Service, and funding sources as required.
  6. Schedules and oversees operational planning meetings for the unit.
  7. Provides guidance and oversight of the log for broadcast rights for programs aired.
  8. Screens, evaluates, and suggests programs for purchase.
  9. Interacts with viewers and campus organizations regarding programming concerns; provides information; researches and recommends solutions to problems.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 7 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to effectively manage time and schedules.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to plan and develop broadcasting program schedules.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting standards and financial reporting requirements.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Knowledge of procedures and documentation pertaining to broadcast rights.
  • Ability to evaluate and assess program material for broadcast suitability.
  • Ability to plan, assess, and evaluate programs.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
  • Ability to develop and implement reporting instruments, systems, and standards.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, standards, policies and procedures within specialty area.

Distinguishing Characteristics

    Position requires: a) Previewing, evaluating, and making scheduling decisions for daytime programs; b) Supervising and overseeing lower level staff in similar duties; c) Tracking acquisition budget; and d) Preparing reports as required by funding agency or required licensing authority.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 04/29/2019