Monday, August 12, 2013

2013 Folio Student Editors Wanted


Folio, Salt Lake Community College’s student-run literary magazine is now hiring student editors for the 2013-2014 academic year. Qualified applicants should submit materials to the faculty advisor, Brandon Alva (Brandon.alva@gmail.com), by Monday, August 19, 2013. Please see positions listed below:

Folio Literary Editor

The Literary Editor will work in conjunction with the Web and Design Editors to create and manage the web and print editions of Folio. The Literary Editor will coordinate submissions and work with the staff to select content for the magazine. Below is a description of the specific duties and desired qualifications. The editor will be compensated at same rate as the Web and Design editors, $1000 per semester.

Duties:
  • Coordinate selection and editing of literary submissions
  • Actively seek literary submissions
  • Coordinate volunteer staff
  • Coordinate copy-editing/ proofreading
  • Assist w/ duties of design and web editor

Qualifications:
  • Must be an SLCC student (full or part-time) during the 2013-14 year
  • Interest in and/or experience with creative writing
  • Editing experience preferred.
  • Have taken English 1010 (or equivalent) with a B or better.
  • Knowledge of InDesign preferred

Submit Resume, Letter of Application, Transcript & relevant writing samples. Please email all application materials to brandon.alva@gmail.com. Applications received by Monday, August 19, 2013 will have priority.


Folio Design Editor

The Design Editor’s primary responsibility will be to lay out the print edition of Folio using InDesign. The Design Editor will also coordinate with the Literary and Web editors in the production of the web and print editions of the magazine. Below is a description of the specific duties and desired qualifications. The editor will be compensated at same rate as the Web and Literary editors, $1000 per semester.

Duties:
  • Coordinate selection and editing of art submissions
  • Actively seek art submissions
  • Coordinate design and layout of Folio
  • Schedule, advertise and coordinate Folio-related events (readings, etc.)
  • Determine, in conjunction with Editor and Advisor, print specifications
  • Assist w/ duties of Literary and Web Editors

Qualifications:
  • Must be an SLCC student (full or part-time) during the 2013-14 year
  • Interest in and/or experience with creative writing
  • Have taken one of the following courses with a B or Better:  Art 1220, Art 1230, Comm 1630
  • Experience with InDesign
  • Experience with Photoshop

Submit Resume, Letter of Application, Transcript & relevant design samples. Please email all application materials to brandon.alva@gmail.com. Applications received by Monday, August 19, 2013 will have priority.

Folio Web Editor

The Web Editor will work in conjunction with the Literary and Design Editors to create and manage the Folio Web Edition. The Web Editor will also assist in promoting Folio via social media. Below is a description of the specific duties and desired qualifications. The editor will be compensated at same rate as the Literary and Design editors, $1000 per semester.

Duties:
·      Coordinate selection and editing of multimedia submission that are web-specific (i.e. video, audio, color photography, etc. 
  • Actively seek multimedia submissions
  • Coordinate design of Folio website
  • Determine, in conjunction with the Editors and Advisor, web lay-out specifications
  • Schedule, advertise and coordinate Folio-related events (readings, etc.) via social media
·      Manage and update website, post announcements & event info
·      Reports to the Folio faculty advisor
·      Requires 10-15 hours a week

Qualifications:

·      Knowledge of Web design
·      Ability to work with code and blogging platforms
  • Must be an SLCC student (full or part-time) during the 2013-14 year
·      Interest in literary, visual, and multimedia arts
  • Editing experience preferred.
  • Have taken English 1010 (or equivalent) with a B or better.

Submit Resume, Letter of Application, Transcript and a link to a webpage design sample. Please email all application materials to brandon.alva@gmail.com. Applications received by Monday, August 19, 2013 will have priority.