Editor

University of Maryland Global Campus

Largo, MD

ID: 7066328
Posted: May 19, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is seeking an Editor. Reporting to the Assistant Director, Editing and Production, the Editor’s responsibilities are to provide substantive editing and rewriting of content submitted by subject matter experts and others; ensure adherence to editorial standards and in-house styles as well as correct use of grammar, punctuation, and spelling; critically review a wide range of materials and offer clear and concise suggestions for revision, rewriting as appropriate; write original content, including scripts, scenarios, and other multimedia presentation materials; maintain the flow of course materials through the production process; and address copyright, permissions, and plagiarism issues.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Working as a member of course development teams, review, edit, and revise course materials for new courses and course revisions through all stages of development
Coordinate flow of course materials through the production process
Address copyright, permissions, and plagiarism issues
Verify course content for currency, accuracy, and appropriateness; perform online reviews of edited materials; and implement corrections and final review changes within an LMS and CMS

Serve as a member of project teams, attending start-up and other team meetings, as well as producing weekly status reports on assigned projects

Perform other job-related duties as assigned


REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning
Five years of editorial experience
Experience editing online
Experience with HTML
Excellent editorial, writing, and communication skills
Ability to work on multiple projects with short deadlines
Demonstrated initiative and leadership
Ability to establish and maintain effective team relationships
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Master's degree
Editorial experience in an educational field



 

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