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.
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.
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
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.
Internal Number: 19001068_1547065030
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.