Editor-in-Chief, The Campus Ledger

Overland Park, KS
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description

Hires staff with assistance of advisor. Ultimately responsible for content, production, distribution of website and The Campus Ledger newspaper.

Plans editorial content of website and newspaper with staff.

Assigns stories, photos and cartoons to respective editors and sets deadlines accordingly. Conducts regular staff meetings to monitor staff progress. Regularly meets with radio station manager, television station manager and advisers of all three media outlets to report on projects that may affect Student Media as a whole.

Oversees selection and writing of staff editorials, writes one personal column per issue and is prepared to write news, feature or sports articles if necessary.

Reviews final web content and layout prior to publication. Serves as spokesperson for The Campus Ledger.

Other duties as may be assigned.

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Required Skills

Required Skills: High-school graduate or equivalent required.

Must have successfully completed JOUR 122 or similar college-level news writing course (transcript required if not taken at JCCC)

Must be enrolled in nine (9) credit hours at JCCC each semester with a cumulative 2.0 GPA

Required Experience

* Completion of six (6) hours or more of English and journalism.

* Effective writing and editing skills.

* Previous supervisory experience.

* Experience working at a school publication.


* Completion of a minimum of six (6) hours of college-level English or journalism courses preferred.

* Previous supervisory experience preferred.

* Previous experience on school publications also preferred.

Benefit Information:

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Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained.
For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email.

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Job Location
Overland Park, , United States
Position Type
Competitive rate of pay. Eligible for voluntary tax sheltered annuity, JCCC Hiersteiner Child Center, and Staff Development.
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