Executive Director - North Suburban Communications Commission and NineNorth, Roseville, MD

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The North Suburban Communications Commission (NSCC) and the North Suburban Access Corporation (dba NineNorth) seek a dynamic, innovative, community-engaged leader to serve as their next Executive Director.

NSCC is a joint powers venture by the cities of Arden Hills, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, Roseville and St. Anthony, Minnesota (located just north of Minneapolis-St. Paul).  The NSCC administers and enforces the franchise agreement with Comcast, and manages resources that include franchise fees from the member cities and the Public, Educational and Government access support funds.  NSCC provides oversight of North Suburban Access Corporation (NSAC), a nonprofit operating under the DBA of “NineNorth.”  NineNorth produces community-focused digital media for the member cities, surrounding communities, nonprofits, local businesses, and educational institutions to connect, inform, educate, and engage with their communities.  NineNorth is charged with developing and acquiring new innovative programming, managing channels and facilities, and providing a high-level media resource to the community and stakeholders.  

NineNorth (formally known as CTV North Suburbs) manages a studio facility and several cable channels, including two in HD.  NineNorth also owns a high-definition production truck that is utilized for live productions.  NineNorth has ten staff (including the Executive Director) and is located in a newly renovated media facility.

The Executive Director is the chief executive officer and principal spokesperson for NSCC and NineNorth.  Key responsibilities include oversight of Comcast to ensure compliance with its franchise obligations, and management and supervision of a variety of community media activities such as outreach, promotion, production, and programming

The Executive Director reports to the NSCC/NSAC Board of Directors, and must work effectively in a team environment. 

The anticipated employment starting date for this position is August 1, 2022. 

The starting annual salary will range from $100,000 - $120,000 depending upon the selected applicant’s qualifications and experience.  A generous benefits package is also included.

The full job description and application instructions can be viewed and downloaded at: https://ninenorth.org/get-involved/job-opportunities/.

Applications must be received no later than 5:00pm CDT on Friday April 22, 2022. 

If you have any questions about this job opening, please contact Sue Buske (sue@thebuskegroup.com).  The Buske Group has been retained by NSCC/NineNorth to assist in their Executive Director search.