2007 EEO Report

Equal Employment Opportunity Annual Report

December 1, 2006 - November 30, 2007

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.
  • Post on the Troy University Public radio website.
  • Publish in The Chronicle of Higher Education, 1255 Twenty-Third St, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037
  • Publish in the Inside Higher Ed, 2121 K. Street NW, Suite 630, Washington, D.C. 20037
  • Post in the Alabama Broadcasters Association Job Bank publication and website.
  • Post on Troy State University’s Human Resources website.

Recruiting Initiatives

  • Troy University Public Radio Program Manager Fred Azbell represented the station at the Winter Career Fair at TROY-Dothan Campus. WTSU-WRWA-WTJB maintained a table with information on positions which might be filled in the future as well as other informational literature which was available to interested students and the general public. The station received approximately 12 inquiries about working in public radio.
  • The annual Troy University Spring Career Fair was held at the Troy Campus. Fred Azbell represented public radio with informational literature on career options with public radio and the representative answered questions from students. Interested individuals were encouraged to take a handout entitled “Careers at Troy University Public Radio”. The handout answered questions pertinent to future openings which may be filled.
  • Joanne Jacobs participated in the Troy University Montgomery Campus March 2007 Career Fair. Troy University Public Radio’s booth attracted many prospective broadcast professionals.
  • The 2007 Fort Rucker Job Fair was at the Ft. Rucker Army Base with Fred Azbell representing Troy University Public Radio. Approximately ten inquires were received and interested parties were provided pamphlets explaining the positions that might be filled in the future and five resumes were collected.
  • Continued membership with the Alabama Broadcasters Association providing access to a statewide job bank newsletter. (October, 2006)
  • Continued recruitment for interns but were unable to contract with anyone during 2007.

Troy University Public Radio partners with the Troy City School system and the Pike County schools system to provide opportunities for high school students to serve as announcers for the Radio Reading Service for the blind. Through the Global Studies Program, we have twenty students participating during Fall semester 2007. They participated in an orientation/training session and each had the opportunity to read a small segment of a regional newspaper to get hands on experience with the equipment. Once the group session is completed, they have the opportunity to sign up as a 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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