DSC Student Newspaper Editor Position

Job Announcement

The Advocate Editor-in-Chief

DSC Student Newspaper

Applications due: May 15th, 2013

The Doctoral Students’ Council seeks candidates for the open position of
editor-in-chief of The Advocate student newspaper. The editor-in-chief
shall determine editorial policies while respecting the following priority:
The Advocate shall primarily serve CUNY graduate students as their general
forum and as a source of news and information pertaining to their rights
and educational, cultural, and professional interests. The editor-in-chief
independently determines editorial policy.

The new editor-in-chief will serve from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014, with
the possibility of reappointment, and will be paid upon the publication of
each issue of the paper. The rate of pay is equal to one-twelfth of the
minimum salary for the title of Graduate Assistant B per issue
(approximately $900/issue). In addition, the new Editor-in-Chief will be
provided with office space and a budget to pay consultants and buy
supplies. Applicants must be matriculated Graduate Center students.

The successful applicant must be highly capable of independent work. In
addition to other duties related to running a successful newspaper, the
editor-in-chief shall be responsible for:
• hiring the associate editors, other staff, and freelance writers,
photographers, and consultants; • ensuring the general content, production schedule, and fiscal
well-being of the newspaper; • producing a minimum number of issues in accordance with the operating
budget; and
• ensuring meetings of the Advocate Advisory Board.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to the DSC
Co-Chair for Student Affairs, Eero Laine (ccsa@cunydsc.org), by May 15th,