The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking an Editor 1 to perform content development and editorial review under the general supervision of the Sr. Editor. This is a dynamic work environment and will require the Editor to direct and orchestrate large, multi-author, multi-editor projects and take end-to-end ownership and command of project development and related support processes. The Editor will need to review projects as a whole, establishing deadlines and troubleshooting to avoid or quickly solve problems that may arise; consistently improve procedures; and help in the creation and maintenance of a master production plan that integrates all journal, books and other special projects.
Research, write, and edit publications for style and substance.
Review contents to be disseminated through websites and print publications in consultation with supervisor.
Edit manuscripts for content, style, and organization.
Check editorials for accuracy, and use own judgment in critiquing the work.
Coordinate publication/editorial schedules, and monitor process in consultation with supervisor or client.
Work within deadlines and cost constraints of clients.
Coordinate and facilitate publication process with writers, editors, photographers, vendors, and contractors.
Establish and maintain communication with internal clients and external media outlets to facilitate promotion and information dissemination. * - Other duties may also be assigned
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and three 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.
Demonstrated ability to initiate and develop sources for features, news release, bulletin, etc.
Experience conducting source-gathering, interview administration, and performing research for appropriate contents and media.
Considerable experience editing manuscripts for form, content, style, and organization.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate and advise SME on effective writing, publication, and information-giving techniques to reach target audiences.
Demonstrated experience of job-required software applications.
Demonstrated ability to perform detailed work with high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
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 the 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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