Mississippi State University (MSU) Editor-Research Curriculum / Starkville 496061 in Mayhew, Mississippi
This position is for an Editor - Research Curriculum Unit with a public university location in Starkville, MS.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following examples are intended as illustrations only of the various types of duties assigned to this position. The absence of specific statements of duties does not exclude those tasks from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment of the position.Edit educational curricula, reports, grant proposals, and other documents written by RCU staff and/or our funding agencies. Make final decisions involving grammar, word choice, content, and layout. Ensure all documents follow RCU style. Assess and determine the accuracy of content-specific material when copyediting CPAS test banks. Edit test banks for grammar and evaluate for content and competencies. Write promotional collateral, including content for print and electronic publications.Work closely with the graphic designer, managing editor, and project managers to make decisions on layout and professional appearance. Maintain the RCU Style Guide and templates used for reports, presentations, and other purposesLead training and professional development on best practices related to communication topics Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in English, communications, or related fieldPreferred Qualifications: Master's degree in English, communications, or related field; At least 2 years of work experience related to the duties and responsibilities listed in the job description; Photography and/or layout experience; Podcasting or other digital media experience; Research and/or evaluation experienceKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication; Excellence in attention to detail while understanding the big picture; Excellent work ethic; Excels at operating in a fast-paced environment that embraces change; Ability to work as a member of a team and independently as needed; Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines while maintaining high quality of work; Desire to be part of the professional community of communication professionals in Mississippi; Excellence in consistently meeting deadlinesWorking Conditions and Physical Effort: No unusual physical requirements. Requires no heavy lifting, and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility.Some overnight travel required.MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.