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SHRA TEMP - Managing Editor

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   » candidates must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
   » All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date indicated.

Position Details

Working Title SHRA TEMP - Managing Editor
Position Number T13201
Department AAH English
Department Homepage https://english.ecu.edu
Advertising Department ENGLISH, DEPT OF
Division Academic Affairs
Classification Title
Competency Level 1 - Contributing
Number of Vacancies 1.0
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) .625
Hourly income Rate/Range $18.00
Work Schedule M-F
Position Location (City) Greenville
Position Type Temporary Staff
Job Category Staff - Professional
Primary Function of Organizational Unit The North Carolina Literary Review (NCLR) is produced at East Carolina University and published and distributed by the University of North Carolina Press. Inspired by the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association to be a companion to the North Carolina Historical Review, NCLR publishes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction by and interviews with North Carolina writers and articles and essays about North Carolina writers and the rich literary history and culture of the Old North State.The print issue is published annually in the summer. Information technology is available via subscription and in independent bookstores across the state. In 2012, a separate, open access online issue was added, and starting in 2022 Information technology will be released biannually, winter and fall.

A cross between a scholarly journal and a literary magazine, NCLR has won numerous awards and citations, including five from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals: the Best New Journal award in 1994, the Best Journal Design award in 1999 and 2010, the Parnassus Award for Significant Editorial Achievement in 2007, and the Phoenix Award for Significant Editorial Achievement in 2014.

Job tasks The Department of English (http://www.ecu.edu/english) at East Carolina University is seeking a Managing Editor, with skills in digital platforms, for the award-winning North Carolina Literary Review (NCLR), to begin immediately. This is a part-time position, 20-30 hours per week, funded in part by a North Carolina Arts Council grant. This is an in-person position on the East Carolina University campus. Partial telework may be available. The prosperous candidate will report to the NCLR Editor.

As NCLR enters a fourth decade of print publication and a second decade of producing a supplemental online issue, We are pursuing to expand the editorial staff to include a managing editor who will broaden our digital reach through additional online issues, creating and disseminating content from the digitized print run, adding a blog and newsletters, supervising a website upgrade, and planning hybrid programming featuring our issues' writers and artists. The ideal candidate has strong time management and organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills, and the capability to take initiative. The candidate should also demonstrate familiarity with the content and mission of NCLR. They will have to meet deadlines; work independently and as part of a team; and plan, execute, and manage new NCLR initiatives.

Job responsibilities:
Develop and manage a digital production calendar.
Create, in collaboration with the Art Director, a newsletter and manage a new editors' blog and/or podcasts.
Manage the upgrade of nclr.ecu.edu.
Maintain website's homepage, events and news pages, and new issue pages.
Solicit, curate, and edit web and multimedia stories inspired by and thus driving traffic to newly digitized print issues.
Manage, with student staff support, regular social media content posting.
Develop, with graphic designer support, program flyers, posters, ads, etc.
Collaborate with Editor and Art Director to ensure consistent messaging and design across print, digital, and social media content.
Develop system for regular email communication from NCLR to our readers and writers.

expertise, Skills, and practice:
A high level of comfort with computers (primarily Mac) and familiarity with software such as word processing applications, spreadsheets, OneDrive, Adobe InDesign, and web design applications.
Excellent communication skills, including verbal and written, grammar and punctuation, editing and copyediting.
Attention to detail, problem-solving, and self-training skills.
Strong organizational skills, including the capability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with attention and adherence to deadlines.
Demonstrated record of audience/traffic development.
An interest in the evolving landscape of digital publication and communication.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the capability to build and cultivate relationships.

Minimum Education/practice Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and practice. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation
Preferred practice, Skills, Training/Education Prefer candidates with an MA or MFA degree in English, Communications, Writing, Creative Writing, or a related field and 2-3 years working in electronic media, editing, publishing, advertising, and/or marketing.

License or Certification Required by the Department
Special Instructions to Applicant
   » A complete application would include a resume or document that includes weblinks to samples of your website or digital skills.
   » Please ensure your full range of expertise, skills, abilities, practice and education are listed on your application. Do not write ?see resume' on your application when completing the job tasks section.
   » If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the expertise, skills, abilities and practices to support your answers (see job tasks section of previous employment).
   » Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your expertise, skills, and abilities.
   » candidates must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
   » All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date indicated.
Job Open Date 11/24/2021
Job Close Date 12/13/2021
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/46446
AA/EOE East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified candidates from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a discapability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, discapability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or E-Mail: ADA-Coordinator@ecu.edu.

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Job Location: Houston, Texas
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Post Date: 11/24/2021 / Viewed 2 times
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Company: Rice University
Contact Email: ADA-Coordinator@ecu.edu


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