Job Description

Extended Job Title
Senior Writer - R2DM

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
131001 - Rural and Comm Health Lbk

Position Description
Responsible for writing grant/technical/proposals assigned by the Administration and Faculty. These proposals, requesting contributions, are submitted to individuals, corporations, foundations, and governmental entities. Responsibilities include assignments from, as well as, coordinating the efforts of faculty and staff to produce high-quality grants proposals.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

This position is with the F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health (FMHIRCH).

  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience related to FMHIRCH.

  • Review and edit work of other team members to improve its clarity and consistency.

  • Assist with preparation of articles, presentations, and research reports regarding the FMHIRCH activities.

  • Responsibilities may include research, proofreading, and design issues.

  • Create clear, organized external and internal documents for stakeholders.

  • Develop standards and protocols with team members for project documentation.

  • Maintain stylistic, notational, and organizational standards to unify communications.

  • Edit existing content to conform to relevant standards and maximize clarity.

  • Plan future content in collaboration with management to maintain consistency and high-quality for future documentation.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
  • Formal education in Technical Writing/Editing/Journalism and/or proven experience as a writer/editor is preferred.

  • Exceptional ability in copy-writing and editing.

  • Can perform complex duties in the planning, preparation and publication of printed and digital materials on a wide array of subjects for varied audiences.

  • Ability to adhere to multiple style guides.

  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.

  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail.

  • Extensive publications in peer-reviewed journals.Excellent written skills in English.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

HSC - Lubbock

Rural and Comm Health Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV, Writing Sample

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Executive and Admin Assistants


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in English, journalism or related field. Four years experience in proposal/technical writing. Education and experience can exchange on a year-for-year basis.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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