This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Director of University Marketing
UW Job Code: 3776
UW Job Family: 3D
SOC Code: 27-3031
Pay Grade: 24
Date: July 01, 2008
Manages, coordinates, and supervises production of a University publication(s); edits and/or prepares materials for University proposals or publications.
Works with designated supervisor, assigned area for publication, and an Advisory Board, to develop general editorial concept for the publication and develops concepts and story ideas for each issue in support of University goals.
Work with writers to assign and outline stories for issues; maintains contact with writers to ensure top quality writing.
Develops professional contacts with potential contributors to the publication.
Functions as primary story editor for the publication, and edits or rewrites or directs rewrites from writers; selects letters to editor for inclusion in publication.
Researches and writes department and feature articles for each issue; writes headlines, decks and captions for articles and departments.
Develops and maintains mailing database for circulation.
Reviews and proofreads page layouts with authority for changes as deemed appropriate in consultation with designated supervisor.
Develop budget and revenue sources and monitor expenditures; assess advertising for appropriateness and compliance to U.S. Postal Service regulations.Coordinates with assigned staff to contract for commercial separation, printing and distribution of the publication.
May prepare cost estimates.
Responsible for all deadlines with assigned publication and news service production.
Writes periodic stories in support of academic colleges, as directed.
No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment; regular exposure to video terminal displays.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.