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Editorial Assistant

According to the Department of Education and the Federal Work-Study Program, there must be a written job description on file for each work-study position. Please be clear and specific when writing your job description(s), as they must accurately reflect the tasks and nature of the work your student employee(s) will complete.

Position Classification Title: Editorial Assistant

Undertakes writing and reporting assignments for a variety of publications including; brochures, news releases, and bulletins. Position may also involve interviewing, proofreading for style and errors, layout, design, and copy fitting. Requires creativity and ability to work independently. Student should possess working knowledge of computers and have an interest in photography. Performs related tasks as assigned.

Student Learning Outcomes

As a result of development opportunities, training and work experience, student employees will be able to:

  • Prepare, rewrite and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work
  • Constructively receive and apply professional feedback
  • Enhance their time management, problem solving and, teamwork skills
  • Develop practical competence through obtaining experience relating to their degree 
Position Classification # FWS Pay Rate Classification Summary
EDA 1 $8.00//hour No experience
EDA 2 $9.00/hour Some experience
EDA 3 $10.00/hour Vast experience and/or specialized skills/training