2005 EEO Report

Equal Employment Opportunity Annual Report

December 1, 2004 - November 30, 2005

Employment Opportunities

Troy University Public Radio had no vacancies.

Troy University Public Radio, as a policy, provides employment information utilizing the following sources to notify the public of all full-time vacancies.

  • Publish in the Affirmative Action Register
  • Publish in newspapers within the major markets.
  • Acknowledge the vacancy on the Troy University Public radio website.
  • Announcements are circulated to other institutions of higher learning.
  • Post in the Alabama Broadcasters Association Job Bank publication.
  • Post on Troy University’s Human Resources website.

Recruiting Initiatives

  • Participated in the Troy University at Dothan Job Fair held February 2004. Troy University Public radio staff spoke to several participants interested in public radio and collected three resumes.
  • Participated in the Troy University – Troy Job Fair February 25, 2004. Troy University Public Radio discussed with several participants about public radio and collected two resumes.
  • Joanne Jacobs participated in the Career Fair at Trenholm Technical College April 22, 2004 and distributed the Troy University Public Radio brochure describing the studios, history and broadcasting positions. Approximately eighty people attended the event with twenty individuals stopping to inquire about positions at Troy University Public Radio.
  • Continued membership with the Alabama Broadcasters Association providing access to a statewide job bank newsletter. (October, 2004)
  • Approved and contracted with a fall intern August – November 2005. The intern worked 30 hours per week and served as a producer/contributor to “Troy University This Week”. She also produced several segments that were broadcast during news and community calendar segments. In addition, she participated in the various activities associated with the Fall Fund Drive.

Troy State Public Radio partnered with the Troy City School system and the Pike County schools system to implement the Radio Reading service as a part of the Global Academy Studies program. October is the month that the class has chosen as their public service month and this is when the students have the opportunity to visit the radio station and get familiar with the operations of the radio station as well as volunteering for the radio reading service for the blind. The program consists of five to ten junior and senior high school students from the area. They come over as a group and have a tour of the radio station and learn about the background of the radio reading services. Then they have the opportunity to read a small segment of the state Newspaper to get hands on experience with the equipment. Once the group session is over they have the opportunity to sign up to come and volunteer to read on a weekly basis.

Troy University is an AA/EEO employer and encourages applications from females, African Americans and other minorities.

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