Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
An earned Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field and ten years of professional experience; or an earned Master's degree in Journalism or related field and at least three years of professional experience is required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
This primary purpose of the News Adviser is to:
Advise and educate students in all aspects of the Appalachian student news organization's reporting, publication, distribution, marketing, community and university relations, revenue generation, and business, professional, and editorial activities across varied and integrated media platforms;
Foster an inclusive, dynamic, and sustainable newsroom that prepares students to be competitive candidates in the media industry;
Balance the Appalachian's annual budget and maintain sustainable advertising revenue streams;
Develop and maintain collaborative content-generating relationships with other student media platforms.
Experience in college newspaper advising, producing news for multiple platforms, budget management and revenue generation, and success in recruiting and supporting diverse working groups.
Type of Position: Full Time Position
Work Schedule/Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.