The associate editor facilitates the creation and publication of weekly issues of Almanac, Penn’s journal of record, and assists with the monthly AT PENN calendar and periodic supplements. Deals with editorial, administrative and financial aspects of a weekly publication. Compiles and edits news and provides support to the editor in determining content and layout of issues and ensuring accuracy of published information. Collaborates with web editor to ensure a parallel representation of all materials on Almanac’s website. Acts as the department’s business administrator in a limited capacity. Responsible for recruiting, training and supervising work-study students. Must be able to handle the essential responsibilities of the editor or the web editor in the event of an unexpected or unavoidable absence. Must successfully meet deadlines. The person must be able to collaborate with other members of a small team and work in a collegial manner to ensure that the deadlines are met and the content is accurate.
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class ...of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.