Chief Editor, Pathways

Opportunity Posting: Chief Editor, Pathways
Pathways is the quarterly publication for the New York State Outdoor Education Association. We
publish articles, book reviews, lesson plans, poetry, and related content that is of interest to formal and
non-formal outdoor educators from throughout NYS- and beyond.
The Chief Editor ensures a high-quality, timely publication that is relevant, entertaining, and educational
for our individual, affiliate, and library members. The Chief Editor collaborates with a dynamic, diverse,
passionate Communications Committee that provides a wealth of expertise. The ideal candidate will be
able to commit an average of 5-7 hours per week to the publication. This is an excellent opportunity for
someone knowledgeable and passionate about environmental education who is looking to gain skills in
communications and public relations, or a seasoned former professional looking to contribute and stay
connected to outdoor education.
Responsibilities include:
-Ensure a timely, relevant quarterly publication with a balance of standard feature components and
pieces that reflect the issue’s the?e
-Maintain publication guidelines and ensure that content is properly captured, uploaded, and updated
-Generate content for each issue of the newsletter (Masthead, Editor’s Cor?er, a?d/or other
components needed to complete the publication)
-Correspond with article authors/contributors regarding questions or clarifications needed for their
piece (i.e., image captions, photo credit/attributions, reprint permissions, clarification of intent)
-Ensure that references (where applicable) are accurate and cited in a consistent and proper format
-Liaise with the layout editor to ensure the vision for the publication is clearly and accurately executed
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to