Newspaper Advisor

  • REPORTS TO: Building Principal
    DEPARTMENT: 

     
    JOB DESCRIPTOR: SCHEDULE
    SCHEDULE:
     
    DATE: July 1, 1994

    NON-EXEMPT X

    NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB:
    To organize, supervise and edit the production of a student newspaper and follow the policies and procedures of Campbell County School District. 

    JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    Organize a student newspaper staff.
    Advise and instruct newspaper staff on all phases of student newspaper production, including punctuation, grammar, plagiarism, libel, and computer word processing; e.g. desktop publishing.
    Establish and supervise budget.
    Work with CCSD Print Shop in a timely manner for printing each edition.
    Communicate regularly with supervisors regarding the progress and development of the school newspaper.
    Prepare an annual report highlighting the student participation and activity accomplishments.
    Oversee production of a minimum of 3 editions per semester or 6 editions per year.
    Work with supervisors on special editions of the school newspaper as warranted by significant school events.
    Ensure the distribution of each edition to students, staff and patrons of the particular school.
    Perform other duties or tasks related to the Student Newspaper Program.
    May be responsible for supervising students on out-of-town activities. This may involve staying overnight.
    --EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB-- 

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND MENTAL ABILITY:
    Knowledge of CPR and First Aid.
    Be proficient in the teaching of the English language.
    Ability to work with English and other departments to secure student articles.
    Willingness to work with other school newspapers and the Gillette News-Record to publish student writing.
    Ability to delegate a variety of tasks for a number of projects and meet deadlines.
    Ability to define expectations for newspaper staff and assign positions on the staff.
    Willingness to work with any student who chooses this activity.
    EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION OR FORMAL TRAINING
    Possess all certificates required for the State of Wyoming.
    EQUIPMENT USED:
     
         Computers
         Word Processing Programs
         Printers
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    Be able to stand, walk, and sit for long periods without fatigue or discomfort.
    Be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
    Be able to push up to 200 pounds up to 30 feet.
    Be able to pull up to 100 pounds up to 50 feet.
    Be able to carry up to 25 pounds up to 100 feet.
    Be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, handle, finger, talk, hear, and see.
    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
    Be able to spend most of the time inside classrooms with some work outside in cold/hot weather.
    Be able to tolerate noise up to 90 decibels.
    Some employees may be occupationally exposed to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials based on task and procedures required.