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The Statesman Copy Editor

Indiana State University

$10 / hour
Apply before: June 2, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 2, 2024
  • Salary
    $10 / hour
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Position Details

Position Details
Student Employment Enrollment Requirements
Indiana State University student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours.

Comments to Applicants
All student employees will be required to submit employment verification documents on their first day of work. For a list of acceptable documentation, follow this link:

Notice of Vacancy Number

Job Title
The Statesman Copy Editor

Job Category
Regular Student Job

Job Type
Regular Student Jobs

Position Class Code
82100 Student Employee

Student Pay Grade

Hourly Wage/Salary

Job Summary/Basic Function

Reports to editor-in-chief. Responsible for editing two newspapers per week.

Specific Responsibilities

Work Schedule
Various based on student academic schedule.

Desired Start Date

Open Date

Close Date

Required Relevant Education & Experience
High School diploma or GED

Required Field(s) of Study

Preferred Relevant Education and Experience

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Required Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Other Required Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Preferred Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Preferred Other Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Able to adapt to change, Able to learn and retain information, Able to multitask, Able to plan, organize, and implement projects in a timely manner, Able to read English, understand, and follow verbal and written instructions, Able to work both independently and collaboratively, Able to work carefully and politely around others, Able to work well with others, Attention to detail, Demonstration of high ethical standards, integrity, professionalism, politeness, and courteousness, Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning, teambuilding and problem solving skills, Must be comfortable networking with groups or individuals, Professional demeanor, high energy, dynamic personality and excellent communication and interpersonal skills, Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other computer applications, Proven verbal and written communication skills, Willing to interact with students, Work effectively with a diverse community

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

NCAA Guidelines

All employees and staff of ISU are bound by all NCAA, Missouri Valley Conference and institutional rules and regulations pertaining to intercollegiate athletics and must conduct themselves in accordance therewith. For more complete information on the duties and obligations of ISU employees and staff in this regard, employees and staff should contact the Compliance Office in the ISU Athletic Department.

No ISU employee (whether paid or a volunteer) shall knowingly influence others to furnish the NCAA or an ISU investigator/compliance officer false or misleading information concerning an individual’s involvement in or knowledge of matters relevant to a possible violation of an NCAA regulation. Failure to abide by this term of employment shall constitute unethical conduct as defined by the NCAA and may result in immediate suspension and/or termination of the employment relationship with ISU.

Job Duties
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Proofread, edit and work with writers to deliver quality content
  • Review and revise all stories for accuracy and quality, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, and Associated Press Style.
  • Communicate and work with production teams to ensure that content is published in a timely manner
  • Consult with reporters whenever possible about changes and reasoning
  • Write headlines and cutlines when needed
  • Perform any duties called for to ensure the paper accomplishes its mission.