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EDITORIAL ASSISTANT, SENIOR
Job Title: EDITORIAL ASSISTANT, SENIOR
Job Code: 0281
Job Level: 08
Revised Date: 06/19/1995
Job Family: JF 16
Perform a variety of complex tasks involved in editing, proofreading and preparing books, journals and other printed materials for publication.
Perform a variety of complex editing and proofreading tasks to prepare books, technical and non-technical journals and other printed materials for publication.
Edit manuscripts critically as to consistency, clarity, format and grammar.
Ensure conformance with established standards.
Edit indexes; proofread galley proofs and make necessary corrections. Interface with authors and editors to resolve problems and to coordinate reviews of manuscripts.
Prepare related correspondence; make work assignments; assist in the training of new employees.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires a general educational background normally equivalent to a full high school education.
Work requires four years of experience, at least two of which involve directly related editorial responsibilities, to acquire skills in communications, editing, spelling, and general English rules sufficient to perform complex editorial duties.
A college degree in Journalism, English, or a field of study directly related to the position may be substituted for equivalent experience.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Routine clerical experience may be credited on a 2 for 1 basis in determining hire rate.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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