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Copy Editor

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 23, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Teaching & Learning (T&L) team at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School seeks a Copy Editor to ensure the quality, accuracy, clarity, and consistency of online course materials and other related content. T&L partners with Carey faculty to create and maintain more than 80 online courses. The Copy Editor will work closely with a team of instructional designers, multimedia specialists, instructional teaching specialists, and other staff who support online course development and revision. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent attention to detail as well as an ability to keep the big picture in mind.

NOTE: Please include a writing sample (two pages max) with your resume and cover letter. Candidates who are selected for an interview will be required to complete a copyediting test.

Specific duties & responsibilities:


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

A. Editing course materials (70%)

  • Copyedit and proofread course materials—e.g., syllabi, assignments, exercises, learning management system content—according to APA and Carey-specific style guides. This includes but is not limited to reviewing content for grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation, and inclusive language, as well as consistency in capitalization, font usage, and numerals.
  • Proofread textual content of images, videos, and interactives.
  • Edit LMS-based content using WYSIWYG and basic HTML editors.
  • Check consistency and clarity of assignment instructions.
  • Raise queries where additional feedback or clarification is necessary.
  • Work independently as well as with those involved in course development and revisions to meet deadlines.
  • Communicate proactively when deadlines are at risk of not being met.
  • Assist in building effective review processes and workflows.

B. Non-academic projects (20%)

  • Write or edit non-academic materials generated by T&L, such as job aids, PowerPoint presentations, web content, and communications.


C. Style guide (5%)

  • Maintain T&L style guide by identifying and soliciting needed updates or additions.
  • Field questions about how to interpret or apply the style guide.

D. Other duties as assigned (5%)


Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience in successfully managing multiple projects and assignments to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with staff and faculty at all levels.
  • Experience building consensus amid varying viewpoints.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, journalism, technical writing, or related field.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word and PowerPoint, as well as Adobe Acrobat.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Superior writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Experience with APA style or other style manuals.
  • Experience using Adobe Acrobat markup tools.
  • Familiarity with web accessibility guidelines (e.g., WCAG).
  • Experience working in a learning management system (LMS).

Classified Title: Copy Editor
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OF
Starting Salary Range: $20.40 - $28.00/hr (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: 8:30-5:00 Monday - Friday, occassional weekends and evenings may be required.
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Hybrid/JH at Harbor East
Department name: ​​​​​​​Teaching and Learning @ Carey
Personnel area: Carey Business School

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:


30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm
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