Editor - UFRA (Current UVU Employees Only) - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Grants, Seminars, & Publications, manages, directs, and supervises the development, planning, and creation of print publications and web mediums for Emergency Services departments which includes the UFRA Straight Tip Magazine, the Emergency Services Administration department and UFRA’s associated websites, UFRA’s social media outlets (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.), photography, and privately contracted projects. Coordinates activities between staff, freelance authors, freelance photographers, freelance designers, private contractors, and customers and enforces all deadlines and encourages staff, freelancers, and/or private contractors to follow assigned deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree plus two years of related editorial experience OR a combination of education and experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling six years.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiar with Straight Tip publication, OU Campus, and the fire service industry.


Knowledge of publications processes.
Knowledge of university and UFRA missions and objectives.
Knowledge of university and UFRA policies, regulations, laws, and national standards.


Skill in coordinating and supervising projects from beginning to completion.
Skill in evaluating and executing change to processes as needed.
Skill in creating and implementing projects pertaining to Straight Tip magazine, professional social media, and marketing.


Ability to stay on task, prioritize, and manage time with little to no supervision.
Ability to supervise staff and private contractors in applicable areas.
Ability to network and communicate respectfully and effectively with professionals on a business level.
Ability to effectively represent UVU and UFRA’s image by way of professional public relations and media.

Pay Range

$31,554 to $42.072 annually

Special Instructions to Applicants

An individual who meets at least one of the following criteria may apply for this position as an in-house applicant:

-Adjunct faculty status for at least two full semesters immediately prior to the position’s opening date, OR

-Non-Student Part-time hourly employee hired through the official University screening process, or informal hiring process employed a minimum of 6 consecutive months, working at least an average of 20 hours per week, immediately prior to the position’s opening date, OR

-Salaried employee employed a minimum of 6 consecutive months, working at least an average of 40 hours per week, immediately prior to the position’s opening date.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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