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Publications Editor

Job Description

TITLE: Publications Editor

JOB CODE: 8614

EFFECTIVE DATE:

FLSA STATUS: NE

EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 10

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 35,040.00
midpoint 45,204.00
maximum 55,368.00

PURPOSE: To provide the University with the writing, editing and management skills necessary to develop the planning procedures and techniques used to produce general interest publications. Responsible for organizing and executing the University's publications and related aspects of a publication program.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages the writing and publication of official University publications. Conducts research and interviews for articles. Writes, edits, and develops ideas for articles. Selects and edits magazine content. Works with other writers, developing and editing their stories. Coordinates the updating process for the Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs. Maintains contact with University community to insure special publication needs and projects. Performs other duties as assigned.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision from designated supervisor with wide latitude for exercising independent judgment. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Direct supervision to assigned assistants.

REQUIRED EDUCATION: $education

REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree in journalism, English or closely related field.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Five years of experience in news writing; minimum of two years of experience in publications editing. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Ability to compose at a word processor. Knowledge of standard media reproduction techniques. Accuracy in the collection and dissemination of news and information; proficiency in all phases of work performed. Excellent. May require evening and weekend hours. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 5 1.2 15 Texas Education Code.