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Thursday, August 12, 2010

St. Thomas University - Associate Director, News Services

The University of St. Thomas is accepting applications for the position of the Associate Director of the News Service.

The individual will gather and write St. Thomas news that is distributed off campus (primarily through news releases) and on campus (primarily through Bulletin Today stories). The individual assists the director as needed, performing duties in his absence; serves as co-editor of Bulletin Today; and handles a variety of other writing projects as assigned, including stories for St. Thomas magazine and the Arches neighborhood newsletter.

Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field, with four years of experience in communication, public relations or news service work. Higher education experience is preferred.

We are looking for candidates with superior writing, editing and speaking skills; proficiency with Associated Press style and with office software for Web design, HTML, word processing and graphic design; and a clear understanding of print and broadcast news operations.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement. 

The search committee would be interested in seeing a portfolio of the applicants' work, especially clips of newspaper, magazine and online publication stories.

Click here to apply - Postiong number - 0601757