University of Utah Job Description
Edits, writes, and assists in the preparation of copy (including, but not limited to: manuscripts, professional journals, public relations materials, web materials, and descriptive literature) utilizing specified format requirements and terminology as required for assigned department's, school's, or University's needs.
Four years editorial experience, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required.Demonstrated organizational skills are required for balancing multiple projects. Excellent human relations skills are crucial for interacting with various individuals with differing knowledge bases.
A related degree may be preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Writing and editing can be subjective and therefore open to more than one way to present material. It is important that the Editorial Assistant be open-minded, diplomatic and professional when interacting with differing opinions.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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