Deadline: December 13, 2017, at midnight
Salary: Glory and low-level anxiety
To apply, write to editor AT citizenpenguin DOT com. The new editor-in-chief will be selected by electronic vote of all current students who have contributed material or assistance to The Citizen-Penguin. After that, the managing editor will be selected by the incoming and outgoing editors-in-chief (in the case of no consensus, the managing director will be selected by electronic vote of the aforementioned contributors). Together, the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor will delegate job functions of these positions: Social Media Editor, Events Editor, Contributing Editors, Media Editors.
What’s in the application?
Your name, division, and graduation year. (The only requirement: you must be a current Juilliard student.) Your application can be whatever you want—a photo essay, a paragraph, a sentence, a video, a novel, a dance, a snapchat. You can refer to the duties below, or not. (And regarding the duties below, they’re really just what I’ve done or attempted to do while Editor-in-Chief. You might do it differently.) Please make your application brief. We don’t have a lot of time, you know.
Editor-in-Chief job duties
- Recruit your replacement (the most important part of your job)
- Encourage peers to read, engage with and write articles & editorials on The Citizen-Penguin
- Coordinate follow-through and deadlines with Managing Director
- Stay informed of student and institutional issues
- Recruit student editors and Coordinate contributors and editors
- Connect students with similar concerns and investigate areas of concern outside your own
- WordPress author on-boarding and final article preparation (contributors get final say in article content)
- Stay informed of first amendment issues
- Enforce libel/plagiarism requirements
- Serve as liaison between The Citizen-Penguin and Juilliard’s legal and communications offices
- Advocate for free speech at Juilliard