Copy Editor

Posting Details

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Position Information

Classification Title Special Assignment - Student Assistant
Position Type Student
Department Mass Communications
Position Title Copy Editor
Position Number
Budget Position Number 1253
Pay Scale TBD
Nature of Work

Copy editors review and edit student submissions to The West Georgian newspaper.

Required Qualifications

Applicant must be currently enrolled at UWG.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with AP style, inverted pyramid style and feature style writing formats for newspapers

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions


Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify. No
Notice to Applicants
Position Status Temporary - Part-Time
Position Notes

Special Assignment positions may include students that work outside a department’s normal operating hours, require extensive training, responsible for the safety and care of other students and/or deemed a one-time project.

Prior approval must be acquired from Student Employment to have a position classified as a Special Assignment.
Required Qualifications

Must be a current University of West Georgia student enrolled for six credit hours and maintaining at least a 2.0 cumulative grade-point average unless otherwise noted/indicated by the hiring department.

Number of Hires Requested for Position Title 2
Funding Source 13000-9557000-15940-11000-524100

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ST00983
Posting Date 11/06/2017
Closing Date 12/15/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

Copy editors must be familiar with AP style, inverted pyramid and feature style writing.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Percentage Of Total Time 2
Responsibility / Duty

Compliance training and development

Percentage Of Total Time 98
Responsibility / Duty

Copy editors review and edit student submissions to The West Georgian newspaper.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you admitted to the University of West Georgia and enrolled for at least 6 credit hours?
    • YES
    • NO
  2. * Do you have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0 in all college course work attempted? (First semester freshmen and first semester graduate students should select yes).
    • YES
    • NO
  3. * Are you participating in the Dual Enrollment program, also known as Move On When Ready? This program allows students currently enrolled in high school to attend college classes.
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents