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Posted July 16, 2021

Assistant Editor – National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME)

Location:

Chicago, IL

Description:

The Assistant Editor will assist with all facets of item editing processes designated by their supervisor. The Assistant Editor will proofread items with statistics and ensure error-free content in line with procedures. The Assistant Editor will develop skills required for progression to Editor I in terms of item editing and facilitating on-site meetings with subject matter experts (SMEs). Tasks include, but are not limited to: editing, communicating with SMEs, participating in on-site item-writing workshops, assisting with department projects, and supporting editing activities in general.

Requirements:
 Develop editing skills required for progression to Editor I, including mastering the style guide, writing appropriate comments, and ensuring error-free text
 Screen items for language that may be perceived as discriminatory or offensive
 When needed, conduct research to verify item content
 Support editors in preparation and follow-up tasks related to item-writing workshops
 Provide support during workshops to SMEs and staff
 Learn to facilitate workshops and review meetings independently
 Present engaging short presentations to SMEs at workshops
 Support editing administrative functions as needed, including scheduling, emailing, and research
 Help maintain the editing team’s shared resources, including the style guide, laboratory value repositories,
and editing macros
 Submit items through the item bank when needed
 Superior attention to detail, typing accuracy, and proofreading skills
 Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Flexibility and a positive, team-oriented attitude
 Ability to learn and apply editing principles at a rapid pace
 Ability and desire to lead groups of SMEs in writing and review activities
 Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook

To Apply:

https://www.nbome.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Assistant-Editor-IL-2021.06.03.pdf

HRadmin@nbome.org

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