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Associate Editor

School/Division: University Relations
Office: Editorial Services/Creative Services
Full-Time or Part-Time: Full-Time
About Hofstra Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician adjunct Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.
Description: The Editorial Services Department is responsible for editing brochures, mailers, newsletters, invitations, and posters, as well as larger publications such as magazines, journals and course catalogs. The Director of Editorial Services and Associate Editor work closely with clients and with the graphic artists in Creative Services to ensure that Hofstra's message and mission are best communicated in print. Approximately 1,400 printed pieces are edited annually, both as Word documents and designed publications.

Working under the direction of the Director of Editorial Services, the Associate Editor edits text content as part of the Creative Services process. This includes, but is not limited to, editing Word files (using the track changes function) and printed layouts. The Associate Editor is expected to edit for grammar and spelling; suggest revisions, such as changing words or rearranging sentences to improve clarity; verify facts and Hofstra statistics; and work to ensure consistency in all Hofstra publications by applying Hofstra standards and connected Press Stylebook guidelines.

Appropriate qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, preferably in English, journalism or communication. Must possess excellent writing expertise, an knowledge of standard copyediting practices and keen attention to detail; be able to take direction, exercise good judgment, and communicate with all members of the Hofstra community; and have the capacity to study and recall with accuracy general Hofstra statistics that often appear in print. The associate editor must be able to work side by side with the editorial director.
Application Instructions: For consideration, please forward a cover letter and resume to:
Linda Merklin
100C Butler Annex
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

Please indicate ?Associate Editor? in the subject of the email.

Voluntary Self-Identification All candidates are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification forms
Deadline: open until filled
Date Published: 11/08/2018
Posting Number: 898047-18


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Job Location: New York
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Post Date: 11/09/2018 / Viewed 2 times
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