UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

EDITOR-RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS 1

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

3755 (Classified Non Union)
7755 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

DEFINITION

Assist in editing and preparing written research materials for printing, may coordinate their production.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Positions allocated to this level have responsibility for editing written research materials (articles, monographs, journals, books, reports) for readability, coherence, accuracy, grammar, and conformity to standards of style; work is subject to regular review and direction by higher level editors.

TYPICAL WORK

Read manuscripts accepted for publication and correct faculty organization, grammar, structure, and style; reorganize annotation, indexes, and bibliographies;

Prepare materials for publication; plan layouts; and prepare paste-ups; may assist with photographic selection, cropping, and placement;

Read and correct galley and page proofs; may write drafts of original copy for publications;

With concurrence of author, rephrase, revise, and rewrite materials as required;

May arrange for printing; may coordinate printing schedules with production personnel to assure conformance with publications specifications;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

A Bachelor's Degree in English, journalism, humanities, or related field; OR four years of combined college education and editing experience; OR four years of full-time publication and/or editing experience.

Examination Requirements

A job element examination (including written, E & T and oral components) scored on the basis of job related experience, training, skill, ability, and other elements which are established through job analysis.

New Class: 2-7-73
Revise Class: 12-14-73
New to CSA: 5-1-00

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05