Technical Writer/Editor (Temporary / PRN) - Surgery Business Services Organization/Information Services - 52038 | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

EOE Statement: Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Job Type/Schedule: Position works on an as needed basis.  This is a temporary position of up to four months. Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Department of Surgery Business Services Organization/Information Services.  The position is located at the Mid Campus Center.  This position is for the Medical School Campus. Essential Functions: POSITION SUMMARY: Position develops, writes and edits material for manuals, proposals, instruction books, on-line help systems, and related technical and administrative publications.? The focus for this title is updating websites for the Department of Surgery. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Studies specifications and prototypes of software, operating procedures, sequence and operating detail. Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards and department guidelines. Reviews materials and recommends revisions or changes. Maintains records and files of work and revisions. Lays out material for publication. Arranges for typing, duplication and distribution of material. Assists with selection of illustration material. Assists with editing, standardizing or changes to material by other staff. Required Qualifications: Equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in technical writing or related field. Preferred Qualifications: Working knowledge of technical writing, computers and applications and communication skills. 1-2 years of experience in computer systems and applications preferred. Salary Range: The hiring range for this position is $19.18 - $24.47 per hour. Pre-Employment Screening: All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits: This position is not eligible to receive benefits. Internal Applicant Instruction: This position is grade G08. Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account.  If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor.  To attach these documents, go to:  My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.