Position develops, writes and edits material for manuals, proposals, instruction books, on-line help systems, and related technical and administrative publications. The focus for this title is updating websites for the Department of Surgery.
Position works on an as needed basis. This is a temporary position of up to four months.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Studies specifications and prototypes of software, operating procedures, sequence and operating detail.
Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards and department guidelines.
Reviews materials and recommends revisions or changes.
Maintains records and files of work and revisions.
Lays out material for publication.
Arranges for typing, duplication and distribution of material.
Assists with selection of illustration material.
Assists with editing, standardizing or changes to material by other staff.
Working knowledge of technical writing, computers and applications and communication skills.
1-2 years of experience in computer systems and applications preferred.
Equivalent of a bachelor's degree in technical writing or related field.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
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