Student Media - Editor-in-Chief, Campus Ledger

Posting Job Title

Campus Ledger


Student Success & Strategy

Position Type

Student employee

Number of openings


Job Summary

The Editor-in-Chief of the Campus Ledger oversees the Campus Ledger, inclusive of student online newspaper, and the student video production team. The Editor-in-Chief plans editorial content with staff; assigns stories, photos, cartoons, and videos to respective Student News Center staff; sets deadlines accordingly; conducts regular staff meetings; monitors staff progress and serves as spokesperson for The Campus Ledger. A writing skills test may be administered at the time of interview.

Required Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent
Enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours at JCCC each semester and maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA
Successful completion of Jour 122, Reporting for the Media (transcript required if not taken at JCCC)
Demonstrated strong writing/editing skills

Preferred Qualifications

Experience on a student publication
Knowledge of Associated Press style
Completion of 6 hours of college-level English or journalism courses
Supervisory experience

Required application documents

Resume and cover letter

Hours per Week

25 hours per week

Work Hours/Days

Hours are Monday-Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 22 Mar 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 21 Apr 2021 Central Daylight Time

Similar jobs

Similar jobs