Publications Aide, Part-time
Independently provides a range of pagination and copy-editing
duties to support the production of the weekly student newspaper,
Education and Experience: Position requires a high school diploma
or equivalent and word processing experience.
Knowledge and Skills: Requires basic knowledge of personal
computers and relevant software (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Adobe
Photoshop, Google Docs). Must have basic knowledge of office
practices, procedures and equipment. Requires good English,
grammar, spelling, punctuation, math and keyboarding skills.
Requires good planning and communication skills. Prefer some basic
journalism knowledge, including copy editing and newspaper page
design, and a working knowledge of newspaper editing and production
terminologies and practices. Knowledge of Apple Macintosh computer,
pagination and design software preferred.
Abilities: Requires the ability to perform the duties of the
position effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision. Must
be able to operate personal computers and relevant software. Must
be able to meet required schedules and deadlines. Requires the
ability to communicate with contacts both inside and outside the
organization in a manner that reflects positively on the newspaper
and the college. Requires the ability to work closely with other
staff to accomplish the overall objectives of the department.
Prefer at least one year experience working in a publication or
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Physical Skills and Abilities: Requires good hand, arm, and finger
dexterity to operate computer keyboard, and other office equipment.
Requires visual acuity to read words and numbers on a computer
screen and written materials. Requires speaking and hearing ability
sufficient to hear over phone and carry on routine
Working Conditions: Work is normally performed in an office setting
with little or no exposure to health and safety hazards.
Substantial time spent working at a computer.
Electronically formats full pages of the newspaper, including
placing page numbers, page headers and other standing items on each
page, placing edited stories on the page, writing headlines, photo
captions and other copy as needed, and pasting in ads designed and
approved by the ad manager.
Types stories, letters, columns, and briefs as assigned.
Creates an InDesign file corresponding to the number of pages for
the current issue.
Assists the ad manager in designing ads as needed.
Prints proofs of each page for review by editors and other staff.
Makes corrections on proofed pages.
Assists editors with layout and design of stories, including
selection of artwork (e.g. photos, graphics) and editing of
Saves page files regularly to ensure corrections are saved and that
production staff is working with most current version.
Downloads completed pages to off-site printer, including contacting
printer to ensure that pages have been received, and remains on
duty until printer indicates job is clear and ready for
Completes page processing on production night.
Assists editors in posting content to newspaper website.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
In addition to completing the online application, applicants must
attach the following documents when applying: Resume
Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to
be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the
minimum qualifications for this position.
U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge
(Form DD-214) to their application to qualify for veteran’s
Proposed Start Date:
Full-time or Part-time
Number of hours/week:
Open Until Filled:
Special Notes to Applicants:
As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be
compensated via direct deposit.
LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.
Offers of employment are contingent on the applicant having Oregon
residency at the time work commences.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
- Latinos in Higher Education
- HERC-Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- State Employment Department
- LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
- Other, specify below
- If you selected other above, please specify the website or
other resource from which you learned of the position.
(Open Ended Question)
- Academic Transcript
- Letter of Reference
- U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4