• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website High Plains Public Radio

In touch with the world, at home on the High Plains.

HPPR’s Content Operations Manager plays a central role in ensuring the reliability and quality of the listening experience of its programming services for listeners. They are also instrumental in providing support and guidance to HPPR’s program hosts and features producers, including full- and part-time staff and volunteers, in the creation of quality content. As part of a small dedicated staff, they have the further opportunity to learn about and contribute to all aspects of HPPR’s operations.


  • Assisting the Program Director in the preparation and checking of daily program automation and traffic logs and playlists, including tracking and resolving any discrepancies that occur.
  • Managing national program subscriptions and downloads through various distribution systems.
  • Implementing program changes, substitutions and adjustments (e.g. special news coverage) in the audio automation and traffic systems.
  • Serving as the back-up for the Program Director when away.
  • Serving as part of the on-call team to respond to off-hours service problems and outages.
  • Assisting program hosts and feature producers with recording and post production work.
  • Scripting and recording promos, promo tags and voice-tracks.
  • Assisting staff with basic IT support as needed.
  • Participation in membership campaigns and events.

Needed experience and skills

  • Audio automation and traffic system scheduling, logging and checking (or equivalent)
  • Audio recording, editing and other post-production work
  • Online tools use for work coordination and information management (Google Drive, Zoom, Slack, etc.)

Preferred experience, skills and aptitudes

  • Team-based management, work and mutual support
  • Audience service focus and responsiveness
  • Systems, process and technology orientation
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Writing for audio
  • Website publishing and basic site maintenance

Job type

Full time; salaried


Amarillo, TX (79101) or Garden City, KS (67846)

To apply for this job email your details to kdavis@hppr.org