Job Description

Extended Job Title
Senior Writer

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
171206 - Policy and Planning 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

Major/Essential Functions

Work under the direction of the IT Director of Policy and Planning to create, modify, and maintain technical documentation related to policies and procedures. Work closely with the Information Security Officer ISO and IT Security team to gather technical information related to applicable information security research and security controls.
Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation, analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content, and manage updates and revisions to technical literature.
Work independently and in a cross-functional team setting while utilizing excellent oral and written communication skills.
Highly organized, detail-oriented, with an understanding of project management and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Utilize skills of organizing and translating complex concepts and information into clearly-written documentation.
Work on multiple tasks and adapt to changing priorities in a highly agile environment. 

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in English, Professional Writing, Technical Communication, or the equivalent.
General knowledge of information technology and information security environments.
Experience using style guides such as the Microsoft Manual of Style and Chicago Manual of Style.
Intermediate user of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio).
Experience with a web-based content/document management system.
Powerful communicator with the ability to engage and interact with technical and managerial personnel across the organization.
Experience researching and creating documentation for IT compliance activities. Knowledge of Texas IT legislation/statutes, NIST 800-53 and 800-171, HIPAA, FERPA, GDPR, and PCI DSS.

HSC - Lubbock

Policy and Planning 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


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.

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