The Veritas-Nautilus Organization officially began the hiring season for positions on its senior staff during the 2018-2019 academic year today. The senior staff includes the following positions: the Director of Veritas-Nautilus, the Managing Editor of The Veritas News, and the Managing Editor of the Nautilus yearbook. The hiring process for these positions starts with the completion of an online application form by qualified students; applicants will then meet with a group from the Student Publications Board for an interview. The deadline to apply is March 28.

The Managing Editor of The Veritas News is responsible for the day-to-day management of ENC’s student newspaper. Available for juniors and seniors with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and experience in journalism and writing, the position involves creating a vision for The Veritas News and working throughout the year to fulfill that vision. The Managing Editor is expected to meet regularly with writers and coordinate with the Director and the Managing Editor of Nautilus to hire members of the deputy staff. The position requires dedicated applicants who are skilled writers with an attention to detail, and offers $3,200 in compensation throughout the school year. Students can learn more about the position by consulting the official job description for the position.

The Managing Editor of the Nautilus yearbook makes sure that a year’s worth of memories and stories from all parts of ENC’s campus are gathered into a completed yearbook. Available for juniors and seniors with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and experience in writing, design, and editing, the position involves creating a theme for the new edition of the yearbook and working with other members of the yearbook staff throughout the year to make sure that the final version of the book is completed in a timely fashion. The Managing Editor is expected to meet regularly with members of the yearbook team and coordinate with the Director and the Managing Editor of The Veritas News to hire members of the deputy staff. The position requires dedicated applicants who care about ENC’s history and can capture the year’s events through skillful writing and design. The Managing Editor receives $3,200 in compensation throughout the school year. Students can learn more about the position by reading its official job description.

The Director of Veritas-Nautilus, a relatively new leadership position nearing its second year of existence, helps the managing editors of The Veritas News and Nautilus with the administrative needs of producing both publications. Available for juniors and seniors with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and campus leadership experience, the position involves leading major projects for both publications, developing strategies to bring The Veritas News and Nautilus to unreached audiences, and representing the publications at meetings of the Student Senate. The Director is expected to meet regularly with the other members of the senior staff and coordinate with them to hire members of the deputy staff. The position requires dedicated applicants with a strong sense of personal organization, a willingness to connect with students across ENC’s campus, and a passion for improving the student publications. The Director receives $3,200 in compensation throughout the school year, and students can learn more about the position by consulting the official job description.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, junior Adele Duval served as Managing Editor of The Veritas News, junior Kaylin Johnson served as Managing Editor of Nautilus, and senior Chris Estep was the Director of Veritas-Nautilus. Because the Student Publications Board hires applicants to serve in their respective positions on a year-by-year basis, qualified students may apply for any of the three positions on the senior staff.