Coordinator - Student Media & Production - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Reporting to the Associate Dean of Students the Coordinator of Student Media is a professional staff member responsible for providing the direction, counsel, management, and guidance to the editorial and news staff while respecting student editorial independence and First Amendment rights. The Coordinator plays a key role in planning efforts of student media organizations, training staff members on news gathering and publishing, and assisting with daily operations.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in directly related field of study or a combination of education and experience totaling four years.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Master’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Media, English or a related field.


Acute comprehension of First Amendment communication law, copyright, privacy and FCC regulations.
Knowledge of College Media Advisors Code of Ethics and Society of Professional Journalism.
Understanding of HTML, PHP, social media, and digital publishing software.
Knowledge of public Relations/marketing.
Knowledge of sound broadcasting/recording.


Experience as an editor-in-chief or managing editor for a newspaper, news website or other publication.
Proven proficiency in desktop publishing software, graphic design software (Adobe Creative Suite), and communication technologies.
Skill in publication layout design and design.
Previous experience developing inexperienced reporters (professional or student).
Managerial skills and the ability to build strong relationships with students, faculty, staff and the public are essential.


Ability to establish strategic media partnerships to further student skill sets.
Ability to communicate effectively in English.
Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with a variety of constituents including students, faculty, administrators,and community members.
Well organized, with the ability to effectively multi-task, prioritize work, and meet scheduled deadlines.

Pay Range

$31,554 to $42,072 annually

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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