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Publication or Company The Chronicle of Higher Education
Job Title Senior Editor
Industry Newspapers
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Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Washington, DC
Job Requirements More than 3.5 million people are employed at colleges and universities in the United States. Working in academe comes with its own culture, set of rules, and personalities, and navigating a career on campus is both rewarding and challenging.

A new start-up, created and backed by The Chronicle of Higher Education, aims to be the worldís premier destination for information about academic careers. Weíre seeking a Senior Editor who can help shape the editorial content for this new venture, which will sit at the intersection of our readersí professional and personal lives. Your role will be to create content that is compelling for an intellectually curious and sophisticated audience with hunger for information they can use to advance in their careers and thrive in academe.

The ideal candidate will have proven editorial, managerial, and leadership skills, and the demonstrated ability to motivate, challenge, and guide reporters, freelancers, and community managers. Applicants should be able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, and work with colleagues outside the editorial department, including our business and technology units, while keeping overall goals in mind. He or she should have demonstrated skill as a feature editor, preferably in the service journalism arena, and have deep knowledge of the higher education community. Most of all, the candidate should be comfortable in a start-up environment, and have the passion and entrepreneurial drive to make a new venture succeed and thrive.

The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inc. is based in Washington, D.C. We're independently owned. We produce two newspapers and three Web sites, as well as newsletters and events. Our pay is commensurate with experience. And our benefits are among the best in the business.

If this sounds like the job you want to make your mark, send a cover letter, resume, and 5 clips of your work as an editor or reporter (no links to clips, please) to:

editorialsearch@chronicle.com

Subject line should read: Job Applicant

No phone calls, please.

The Chronicle is an equal-opportunity employer.
About Our Company The Chronicle of Higher Education produces two newspapers and three Web sites as well as newsletters and events. The Chronicle of Higher Education (Chronicle.com) has been published since 1966 and is the leading source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. It has a print readership of more than 315,000 and Web traffic of more than 12 million page views a month. The Chronicle of Philanthropy (Philanthropy.com) is the newspaper of the nonprofit world with a print readership of more than 110,000 and Web traffic of more than 1.2 million page views a month. Arts & Letters Daily (aldaily.com) is a highly regarded guide to online articles about culture and ideas.

The Chronicle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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