The Department of International Health is seeking a Technical Writer who will assist the ReLAB-HS project and other JH-IIRU projects to draft technical and programmatic documentation, as well as review and copy edit content developed by JHU team members. This indiviudal will work closely with the JH-IIRU communications team to ensure products and messaging are consistent across the unit.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Create content in the form of technical and programmatic documentation, including but not limited to program and technical briefs, case studies, journal articles, project reports, fact sheets, and background documentation.
Read guidance from the communications team and use project information or data to develop content for various documentation products.
Convert project information or data into readable, easy-to-understand content tailored to specific audiences.
Revise work based on feedback from the technical and programmatic teams.
Review and/or copyedit content developed by other members of the team as needed.
Assist in identifying gaps in project content or documentation and recommend revisions or new products as necessary.
Ensure all-around consistency (style, fonts, images and tone) in writing and editing.
Work closely with JH-IIRU communications team to ensure internal consistency of messaging and products.
Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in a related technical field. If degree is in a non-technical field, two years of technical writing experience required.
1 year writing experience.
Experience working with international health and development projects.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent command of the English language, especially the rules of syntax, punctuation and grammar.
Excellent research and analytical skills.
Ability to break down complex concepts.
Excellent time management and ability to adhere to deadlines.
Good observation skills and keen attention to detail.
Proficiency in the use of word-processing software.
In-depth knowledge of and ability to follow style guides.
Classified Title: Technical Writer Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: $51,210 - $70,480 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: varies - up to 27 wkly Exempt Status: Exempt Location: School of Public Health Department name: Health Systems Personnel area: School of Public Health
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