This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3009
UW Job Family: 35
SOC Code: 43-1011
Pay Grade: 21
Date: July 01, 2004
Supervise the operational and personnel functions of student publications, provide advice, critique and publications training to students and staff; chair meetings to discuss progress, concerns and needs; and provide leadership.
Provide publication processing advice and training to staff.
Supervise daily operations and assigned personnel; complete monthly payroll; conduct annual performance evaluations.
Chair regular meetings to discuss progress, concerns, and needs; problem-solve and meet production deadlines.
Identify needs and provide leadership through workshops and other educational formats to staff on ethics, professional standards, technical trends, libel, freedom of press, and other related issues.
Plan and suggest product improvements in collaboration with editors.
Assist editors or others in establishing deadlines.
Initiate specifications and bid process with UW Publications.
Research and assist in the preparation of the annual budget in consultation with supervisor for Board approval.
Represent Student Publications at designated meetings and act as liaison between campus community and students.
Prepare monthly status reports for board meetings.
Coordinate conference participation of students and supervise students' contest entries; attend functions, as needed.
Maintain professional correspondence with national and regional college affiliates, press associations and other professional organizations.
Assist students in annual banquet, including in-house competition, speaker and securing facilities.
Maintain permanent record of equipment inventory.
No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment. Some positions may have occasional exposure to mechanical hazards.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.