Editorial Assistant

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first_imgOpen Until Filled New Mexico Highlands University is an affirmative action, equalopportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race,color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationalorigin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protectedclass. We are committed to the University values of diversity,accessibility, excellence, and responsiveness.For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or [email protected] the link below for more information regarding affirmativeaction and equal opportunity:Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Full Time/Part TimeFull Time Quick Linkhttps://nmhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/6446 EDUCATION : Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, orrelated field.EXPERIENCE : Proven work experience in a similar role, to includean in-depth knowledge of the publication process and bestpractices. • Expertise with Associated Press Style along with excellentgrammatical skills.• Solid foundation in interviewing techniques• Compelling storytelling ability.• Excellent writing skills.• Knowledge of AP Style.• Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.• Skill in the use of advanced computerized word processingapplications and techniques.• Ability to understand and follow specific instructions andprocedures.• Ability to transcribe verbal dictation and writtenmaterials.• Advanced typing skills.• Proofreading and editing skills• Thorough knowledge of spelling, grammar, punctuation, andsyntax. Duties and Responsibilities Special Instructions to Applicant Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Writing campus-related news and feature articles, marketing copy,generating and executing story ideas, copy editing, and pitchingnews stories to relevant media outlets. Digital photographyexperience and fluency in Spanish helpful. Utilizes mediamonitoring software to determine story trends, build relationshipswith media representatives, and pitching story ideas. Interviewsfaculty, students and staff to generate compelling media content.Proofreads and edits documents and/or manuscripts for spelling,grammar, punctuation, and syntax; makes revisions and correctionsand/or recommends adjustments to text, as appropriate. Developsreport formats for published materials, in accordance with pre-setguidelines; checks for quality, revises, and prepares materials forprinting and publication, as appropriate to departmentalactivities. Prints and photocopies documents, checking foradherence to appropriate print quality standards. Performs otherjob-related duties as assigned. Minimum Job Requirements Pay Rate$46,000 Special Conditions for Eligibility Work Location/Campus CenterLas Vegas, NM Campus Close Date • Sitting: Frequently• Standing: Occasionally• Walking: Occasionally• Bending: Occasionally• Squatting: Occasionally• Climbing: Occasionally• Kneeling: Occasionally• Lifting up to 50 pounds: Occasionally• Repetitive hand motion• Prolonged use of computer Physical Demands Position Summary * How many years of experience do you have in this type ofposition?0-11-33-55-77+center_img • Work is primarily in an indoor/office setting.• Work with frequent interruptions.• Occasional evening/weekend work required. Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). A complete online application must include: 1) Letter ofinterest/cover letter; 2) Resume; 3) A list of three (3)professional references; 4) copies of transcripts, and; 5) Three(3) published writing samples. Candidates who are invited foron-campus interviews will be required to submit officialtranscripts. References will be contacted in conjunction withon-campus interview. Upload required materials with onlineapplication. For disabled access or services, call (505) 454-3242or contact Human Resources at [email protected] NMHU IS AN EQUALOPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERPlease submit three published writingsamples. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?Public Job PostingInternal Job PostingAgency ReferralAdvertisement/PublicationPersonal ReferralWebsiteOther • Master’s degree in English, Communications, or relatedfield.• Experience with digital photography and related programs (AdobePhotoshop, Lightroom, etc.).• Fluency in Spanish.• FEMA training in communications.• Previous work in higher education. Open Date02/22/2021 Preferred Qualifications Working Environment This position is responsible for promoting New Mexico HighlandsUniversity through written editorial and marketing content. Thesuccessful application for the editorial assistant positions knowshow to create engaging written material highlighting the manyaccomplishments of the university’s students, faculty, staff andcommunity. This position is represented by a labor union and issubject to the terms and conditions of the Collective BargainingAgreement upon successful completion of probationary period. Posting NumberAS463P EEO Statement Position Details Job TypeRegular PositionEditorial Assistant * What is the highest level of education attained?GEDHigh School DiplomaAssociates DegreeBachelors DegreeMasters DegreePHD Please describe in detail how your background and experiencewould be applicable for this position in a College/Universitysetting(Open Ended Question)Tell us how you maintain constant performance while under timeand work load pressures.(Open Ended Question) Documents Needed to ApplyRequired DocumentsCover Letter/ Letter of InterestResumeUnofficial Transcripts Conferring Required DegreeWriting SampleList of Three Professional References with Name, Address andE-MailOptional DocumentsLetter(s) of Recommendationlast_img

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