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Editorial Associate/Online Mag Coordinator

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Priority consideration date is 10/15/2017.

Position Information

Position Details

Posting Number 17-00261-UP/FA Post
Position Title Editorial Associate/Online Mag Coordinator
Position Number 997696
Full-Time/Part-Time? Full Time
Summary of Responsibilities

Plan, write and edit content for print and online magazine. Act as magazine advertising sales coordinator. Prepare news releases, e-mail communications and other online content.

Minimum Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, English or public relations.
Minimum Experience
  • 1 year of experience in a related field
Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Ability to create and maintain websites or other online content.
  • Skill in research and editing.
  • Ability to maintain relationships with clients and sell advertising.
  • Knowledge of graphic design
  • Ability to work in a higher education setting.
Required Licenses, Certificates & Registrations
Additional Information

All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU Vision, Mission and Values and foster an environment of diversity in culture, thought and experience.

Location WSU Main Campus

Salary Information

Proposed Salary or Hourly Rate 17.00
Benefits Eligible? Yes

Position Description Information

Preferred Education
Preferred Experience
  • Experience producing magazine for university alumni association.
Regular Hours of Work M-F 8AM-5PM
Environmental Factors

Typical office environment, no adverse environmental factors

Proposed Job Duties

Responsibility / Duty

Plan, write and edit content for magazine

Importance (E) Essential
Percentage 50%
Responsibility / Duty

Perform as magazine advertising sales coordinator

Importance (E) Essential
Percentage 15%
Responsibility / Duty

Prepare e-mail, newsletters and other online content

Importance (E) Essential
Percentage 20%
Responsibility / Duty

Attend alumni association events and perform duties as assigned

Importance (E) Essential
Percentage 10%
Responsibility / Duty

Other miscellaneous duties assigned by supervisor

Importance (M) Minimal
Percentage 5%

Physical Demands

Physical Requirements - Physical Activity

Activity Sitting
Frequency Daily
Activity Walking
Frequency Daily
Activity Vocal Ability
Frequency Daily

Physical Requirements - Weight Activity

Other Physical Requirements

Other Physical Requirements
Explain Physical Job Requirements


Requisition Details


Alumni Association

Posting date 09/14/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled? No
Proposed Start Date 12/03/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

Priority consideration date is 10/15/2017.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Business publication or website
    • Education publication or website
    • Engineering publication or website
    • Fine Arts publication or website
    • Health Professions publication or website
    • Liberal Arts & Science publication or website
    • Veterans publication or website
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Community Voice
    • Insight into Diversity
    • Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Wichita Eagle
    • WSU Employee
    • Handshake
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, English or public relations?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have the ability to create and maintain websites or other online content?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have knowledge of graphic design?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application