Editor, Iowa Testing Programs

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA Scientific / Education & Training $45,000 yearly

Job Reference #: 19001068

Position Summary Editor position with Iowa Testing Programs at the University of Iowa College Of Education. Position will edit K-12 assessment materials (all subject areas) to ensure materials are written clearly, adhere to program style, and are free from errors.
Key Areas of Responsibilities:
  • Edit testing materials (test items, ancillary guides, support materials, etc.) for grammatical accuracy, clarity, organization, and consistency to style.
  • Create and maintain editorial style guides across programs to ensure consistency.
  • Assist with proofing of test items prior to publication to ensure materials are free from errors.
Education or Equivalency Requirement
Bachelor’s Degree in English, Communications, Journalism, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Experience Required
  • Two years or more of experience editing materials for large scale assessments or technical/scientific publications.
  • Two or more years of experience preparing and proofing assessment or technical/scientific materials for publication.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience Desired
  • Experience managing editorial style guides, highly desirable.
University of Iowa Benefits Highlights:
  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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Salary: $45,000 – Commensurate
Percent of time: 100%
Type of Position: Specified Term. A staff member may be appointed to term status for a specific term not to exceed three years in order to accomplish a specific purpose or when the duration of funding is limited or unknown.
Location: Lindquist Center, College of Education, Iowa City, IA
Applications: To apply visit our website at https://jobs.uiowa.edu
Reference requisition #19001068
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Job ID: 67080

Posted 11 days ago

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