The Editor-in-Chief serves a one-year term, beginning in either the fall or spring semester (depending on the publication). The Editor-in-Chief appoints students to all other staff positions. All positions are assumed vacant at the beginning of the process (calendar year/spring semester). The most important role of the editor is providing leadership for the staff and formulating a coherent vision for the path ofthe publication/production. The Editor-in-Chief, in overseeing the medium, must ensure that it maintains a consistent quality and style, and see that it runs efficiently. The Editor-in-Chief must put in the time to stay organized and make the operation run.
Assuming general charge of all departments and positions on the editorial board;
Scheduling, announcing, and conducting all staff meetings;
Representingthe medium at student and administrative meetings, when possible. If unavailable, the Editor-in-Chief should appoint an appropriate proxy;
Attending Media Board meetings and performing all necessary membership duties;
Making decisions regarding the medium's style and appearance;
Coordinating short and long-term planning with the staff;
For all print medium the Editor-in-Chief is responsible for final approval of all pages before print;
Keeping accurate budget records and producing a new budget for the Media Board at the end of his or her term as editor;
Working to draw new talent toproduction's staff.
Download an application and send it as an attachment by 5 p.m. Monday, October 28 to firstname.lastname@example.org.