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Staff Reporter, Student Media Center

Employer
Johnson County Community College
Location
Kansas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 28, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Johnson County Community College

Position Title
Staff Reporter, Student Media Center


Department
Student Success & Strategy



Position Type
Part-time Temporary, Non-Exempt


Number of openings
1



Work Schedule, Hours per week
Varies, 12 hours per week



Position Grade
LVL1



Pay Range
$11.63-$14.53 per hour (actual pay depends on qualifications)



Location
Overland Park Main Campus



Benefits Category
No benefits

JCCC Benefits Information



Job Summary
Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture - not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Accepts story assignments from Editor-in-Chief and/or other editors, then conducts necessary research and interviews appropriate subjects to gather information and write student-centered, publishable stories. Assists with written story's conversion to broadcast script when applicable.




Job Duties
Job duties include but are not limited to:
  • Accepts and completes story assignments by set deadlines, utilizing research and interview skills to write publishable stories.
  • Assists appropriate editor(s) to plan and cover campus-focused, student-centered news.
  • When appropriate, works with editor(s) and other staff to turn stories into viable scripts available for broadcast.


Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.



Required Qualifications
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Must be enrolled in at least six (6) credit hours at JCCC each semester and maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
Must demonstrate writing/editing skills. Applicant may be given a writing test during interview.
Microsoft Word skills.


Preferred Qualifications
Successful completion of or concurrent enrollment in JOUR 120 Mass Media and Society, JOUR 122 News Writing and Reporting, JOUR 127 Introduction to Broadcasting, JOUR 145 Photojournalism, and/or JOUR 227 Basic Video Production (transcript required if not taken at JCCC).
Previous experience working with a student publication.
Knowledge of Associated Press style.
Knowledge of broadcast writing style.



Required application documents
Resume

Cover Letter

Unofficial Transcripts



Disclosures
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 (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

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 hr@jccc.edu.

For a summary of all disclosures (Background Check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Careers Page.


To apply, please visit: https://careers.jccc.edu/en-us/job/494802/staff-reporter-student-media-center


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