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Managing Editor, Health Library at Cleveland Clinic

Title: Managing Editor, Health Library

  • Location: United States – Remote location
  • Schedule: 8:00am-5:00pm

Job Summary

Develops/produces publications and/or documents with a medical or health care focus, including acquiring, writing, and editing material. Oversees production and art development. Coordinates work with personnel, including proofreaders, illustrators/artists, graphic designers, authors, freelancers, and photographers. Works with vendors as needed.

Job Details

Responsibilities:

  • Develops/produces publications and/or documents with a medical or health care focus, including acquiring, writing, and editing material.
  • Oversees the day-to-day operations in the development and processing of publications and/or documents with the direct responsibility for managing the editorial and production resources needed to produce material consistent with Cleveland Clinic’s objectives and image.
  • Edits, writes, rewrites, copy edits, and proofs articles.
  • Serves as coach and mentor for other positions in the department.
  • Shapes article structure, organization, and tone; decides what and how information is presented in both text and graphics; ensures correct style usage and clarity.
  • Ensures that English and scientific usage rules are used consistently within publications and documents.
  • Averts processing problems.
  • Tracks all components and keeps them moving forward smoothly, on schedule.
  • Chief coordinator between the “editorial side” (words and pictures) and the “production side” (page design and makeup, graphics, desktop publishing, printing).
  • Maintains established quality/quantity standards.
  • Coordinates work with personnel, including proofreaders, illustrators/artists, graphic designers, authors, freelancers, and photographers.
  • Serves as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, English, Communications, Life Sciences or a related field.

Certifications:

  • None required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

Five years’ experience in progressively responsible editorial positions in a publishing or information-development setting with a target audience of physicians, other health care professionals, or consumers of medical and health care-related information.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires extensive standing and walking to various locations on campus.
  • Requires dexterity sufficient to operate a personal computer (PC) in the course of work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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