The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences within Stanford University's School of Medicine is a seeking an Editor 2 to perform content development and editorial review. The Editor will provide comprehensive writing, editorial oversight and organization support to the Department Chair in preparation of books, manuscripts, a bi-monthly academic journal, oral presentations, grants and related professional activities. The Editor will combine writing and editing content in order to promote the Department's mission, improve recognition, disseminate information and widen the audience base. The Editor will ultimately be responsible for quality and consistency of style and content of publications and communications coming from the Department and Chairperson.
Research, plan, write, and edit original/complex publications for style and substance.
Develop and publish sensitive policy statements and publications for internal and/or external audiences.
Ensure adherence of editorial content to guidelines and oversee the work of other editorial staff or free-lancers.
Recommend changes and amendments to communications or publications.
Work within deadlines and cost constraints of clients.
Advise and collaborate with clients on editorial and publication methods.
Communicate with writers, editors, photographers, vendors, and contractors, and review publication process.
Serve as a resource in developing strategies that promote effective delivery of publications/editorials to target audiences.
May assist with performance evaluation, hiring, and staff management.
May supervise professional or support personnel.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
BA/BS in English, Education Journalism or related field
MA/MS in English, Education, Journalism preferred
Previous experience in an editorial role preferably in education or the health care field
Familiarity and comfort with electronic media such as audio and video material and editing equipment
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant work experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Demonstrated understanding of the principles, terminology, procedures, and best practices of communications, public relations, and editorial content.
Extensive experience in planning and implementing complex publications/editorial projects.
Demonstrated ability to synthesize and coordinate materials from multiple resources.
Demonstrated ability to edit complex stories for both style and substance.
Exceptional attention to detail and thorough command of editorial and proofreading skills.
Experience producing highly effective work within the deadline and cost constraints of clients.
Extensive experience and understanding of job-required software applications.
Demonstrated ability to apply ingenuity and creativity in solving complex problems.
Demonstrated ability to apply discretion and judgment in evaluating implications of information release to internal and external audiences.
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, and grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally grasp forcefully, writing by hand.
Rarely sort/file paperwork; lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Occasional work on evenings and weekends.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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