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Associate Editor

Job ID: 9756
Job Views: 730
Location: Notre Dame, Indiana, United States
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Job Category: Academia
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 05.10.2024

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Associate Editor
University of Notre Dame
The University of Notre Dame ( is accepting applications for a Associate Editor.
Applications will be accepted until 05/27/2024.
Notre Dame Magazine, a quarterly print publication with a circulation of more than 150,000 University alumni and friends worldwide, seeks an experienced and versatile journalist to join our staff. The magazine also publishes regularly online at, including web-only articles, podcasts and other multimedia content, and maintains a robust social media presence. This Associate Editor, one of two on a staff of six — four editors, an art director and a business manager — plays an integral role in every aspect of the magazine's work. In addition to reporting on the institution, student life, academic initiatives, and alumni around the world, Notre Dame Magazine covers a wide range of issues, including current events, science and technology, business, arts and culture, family and community, and religion. Encompassing the moral, spiritual and ethical dimensions of these subjects, the magazine reflects the University's mission and explores matters of global consequence, reminiscent of the classroom and residence hall discussions that enliven campus life.
The Associate Editor will contribute to the planning, execution and production of the magazine's flagship quarterly print edition. That includes primary responsibility for a four-page alumni news section, as well as writing longform features and shorter pieces, copy editing and fact-checking, contributing story ideas, assigning articles to freelancers, and collaborating on photo, illustration and design decisions. In addition, the successful candidate will lead the editing and development of the publication's web, social and multimedia presence — conceiving, assigning, writing and editing web-only stories, as well as overseeing social-media posting, podcasting production and new digital initiatives — while maintaining the print magazine's quality and character across platforms.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree
• At least 3 years of experience in journalism
• Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects with varied deadlines
• Proven track record in reporting and writing longform articles
• Attention to detail in reporting and editing to ensure fairness and accuracy
• Strong interpersonal skills to contribute in a collaborative working environment, and to represent the magazine with sources, freelancers and readers
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with storytelling across multiple forms of media
• Aptitude with audio and video editing tools
The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
Please apply online at to Job # For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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