University of Alaska Sun Star Editor-in-Chief in Fairbanks, Alaska

Sun Star Editor-in-Chief

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Classification:Student Assistant C

Grade:Student C

Work type:Student Employee

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks

School/Business unit:UAF Student Services

Location:Fairbanks

Categories:Office/Clerical, Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:Editor-in-Chief of the Sun Star student news at UAF for the academic year 2018-2019. Journalism students looking for real experience are especially invited to apply!

Duties:

Editor-in-Chief

The Sun Star is your newspaper, a student-run media outlet that reports on current events and UAF campus life from the student perspective.

The Editor-in-Chief of The Sun Star is responsible for overseeing all of the publication’s operations. They manage a budget, supervise employees and volunteers, set publication deadlines, edit and make decisions on editorial content and news coverage, and maintain a consistent schedule for publishing articles, videos, and other news segments to the web. This position requires an applicant be proficient at communicating writing standards and edits to other people.

The Editor works with a team of editors and reporters to prepare stories for periodic web publication. They finalize any and all edits made to submitted work, and offer advice and guidance to freelancers and staff working on stories. This position answers to the Publication Board, subject to a governance agreement with the ASUAF Student Government.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to:http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available atwww.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

At-Will:

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus:

UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to:http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available atwww.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Advertised:05 Apr 2018Alaskan Daylight Time

Applications close:30 Apr 2018Alaskan Daylight Time