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CJ Publications Officer

Job description

Requisition 201700281S

Title CJ Publications Officer

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary
SHSU Salary Table

$2,794 to $4,026 per month

Occupational Category Professional

Department Office of the Dean - Criminal Justice

Open Until Filled Yes

Educational and Experience Requirement

Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public administration, or other related academic area required. Minimum of three years professional experience in writing, publishing or editing. Word processing, graphic design, computerized photo typography, desktop publishing elements, and a thorough understanding of the printing process necessary. Experience in an academic environment preferable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

To review, edit and coordinate current publications, participate in the planning of future publications, train staff and faculty in desktop publishing elements, and supervise the preparation and printing of publications at the Criminal Justice Center.

Primary Responsibilities

Provides support for special digital and print publishing projects of faculty, graduate students and staff. Writes, edits, and supervises production of the College of Criminal Justice Newsletter. Prepares news releases about College and Center activities, programs, faculty publications, awards and matters of general interest designated by the Dean including advertisements for criminal justice publications. Writes news releases and coordinate photography for each Beto Chair lecturer and other visiting lecturers. Provides expert technical assistance to the College or Center faculty and staff on publication development, formatting, typesetting, and printing. Serves as Center’s liaison with SHSU Press and external publication and printing resources. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Requires strong interpersonal skills for ongoing projects and programs involving students, faculty, staff, and external constituency. Strong writing and desktop publishing skills needed. Knowledge of criminal justice programs would be helpful.




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Job No:
Posted: 12/6/2017
Application Due: 1/18/2018
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