Run The Citizen-Penguin

(if you want it)
Apply to be the next editor-in-chief of the student-run press at Juilliard by December 13

Position: Editor-in-Chief

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