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Opinion Editor (The Breeze) - IE

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Position Information

Working Title Opinion Editor (The Breeze) - IE
Posting Number J1080
Position Type Institutional Employment
Position Status Part Time
College/Division College of Arts and Letters
Department 900100 - Breeze Payroll
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Position Summary Information

General Information

The Breeze seeks a student to oversee the opinion section of and a weekly print publication.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Assign stories to opinion writers
- Recruit new voices for the section
- Edit copy
- Design pages
- Coordinate artwork and other content with fellow editors and managers


- AP Style and copyediting ability
- Page design experience helpful
- Experience with writing opinion stories helpful
- Ability to work with a team of editors
- Management and organizational skills

Conditions of Employment

Students must be degree-seeking students, enrolled on at least a half-time basis (6 credits for undergraduate and 5 credits for graduate).

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 11/24/2017
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EEO Statement

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are a student with a disability and need assistance please contact the Office of Disability Services at (540) 568-6705 or You may also visit the Office of Disability Services, located in the Student Success Center, Suite 1202 and they will be happy to assist you.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Portfolio

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