Posted March 30, 2021

Science Editor – GCSAA


Lawrence, KS


GCSAA is seeking a detail-oriented, results-driven self-starter with strong editing skills to join the Golf Course Management (GCM) team, GCSAA’s award winning flagship publication. This position will solicit, review, edit, and proofread the research section of GCM. In addition, this position will be responsible for a bimonthly column on topics related to turfgrass and represent GCM at scientific conferences and industry events.

Qualified candidates possess:
Strong editing skills with adherence to AP style
High attention to detail and advanced knowledge of copy editing, feature writing and interviewing
Solid understanding of the publications process and the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
A minimum of five years of professional experience working as a copy editor or writer; work as a science/technical editor or writer preferred
A bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or related field or equivalent experience
A degree in plant sciences, especially turfgrass, or related experience a plus
Familiarity with the golf industry or experience in an association/nonprofit also a plus
We take our work seriously, but we know how to have fun. Compensation range is $48,000 - $60,000. In addition to GCSAA’s attractive compensation/benefits package, we serve fresh hot coffee, provide generous paid leave, allow for community involvement opportunities and award wellness incentives. Although GCSAA is located in Lawrence, Kan., we would consider remote candidates with appropriate qualifications.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to respond. Apply online at and select the Careers tab, “Careers at GCSAA.” If you need assistance applying, please email

GCSAA promotes a welcoming and inclusive workplace that supports diversity in its mission, culture and employment practices. GCSAA seek individuals who align with this vision. GCSAA is proud to be an EOE.

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