Job Description

Newspaper Editor - Student Newspaper

Position Title: Newspaper Editor - Student Newspaper
Department: Student Life
Supervisor: Student Life Specialist

Description of Essential Functions (critical tasks):

Job Summary: Section Editor's are responsible for the entire production and final product of their respective section.The paper comes out monthly.
  • Gather story ideas for every issue.
  • Assign stories to writers/
  • Write headlines for your stories
  • Ensure all editorial content is based on verifiable facts
  • Arrive prepared and on time for weekly meetings.
  • Communicate with the Layout/Design Editor about your section.

Specific Functional Job Requirements

Education: HS Diploma or GED.
Experience: Newsroom experience preferred.
Knowledge: knowledge of AP Style preferred.
Skills Excellent written communication skills.
Personal: Ability to work as part of a team.
Physical: None.
Machines and equipment used: Macs,InDesign,Publisher,Photoshop,Word.

General Employment Statement

A. Length of training and Probationary Period: 90 days
B. Hours of Work Day: 10 hrs/week
C. Group Affiliation: Part time Grade Level:
D. Condition of Employment: Board policy
E. Position: N

Job Demands

Some = 1-3 hours/day Frequently = 4-6 hours/day Very Frequently = 7+ hours/day

Job Demand None Some Freq Very Freq

Physician Requirements

Physical Requirements Required

Hazards/Exposure to:

Type Required

Hazards/Exposure to:

Judgment and Reasoning Required