Texas Tech University Lead Writer in Lubbock, Texas

Lead Writer

Requisition ID 11390BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Lubbock

Department Prog Application Web Dev Srvcs Lbk

Position Description A job involving an appointment for less than four and one-half months which are of a non-recurring nature.

Major/Essential Functions Primarily responsible for working with the Programming Team to develop technical documentation related to procedures for various functions and applications (i.e., how-to-guides, reference manuals, instructions, etc.) that is easy to read and simple to follow. Also, responsible for assisting the Managing Director and Project Managers in the development and refinement of departmental policies and procedures (i.e., programming/database policies, etc.).

Required Qualifications Due to the broad nature of work found in this job, minimum qualifications for a particular job will be determined by the hiring manager. The qualifications will be commensurate with level and nature of work to be performed.

Preferred Qualifications Technical writing educational background or experience. An emphasis on technical documentation in a programming/software development setting is helpful.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

Must have exceptional analytical skills and be detailed oriented.

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Ability to:

• deliver high quality documentation with an attention to detail;

• quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understood using text and pictures;

• organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize goals;

• perform assigned tasks in a professional and timely manner; and

• interact staff in a professional manner.

Willingness and ability to make adjustments to work schedule when necessary.

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.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Resume / CV

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Monthly

Minimum Hire Rate 4000

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.

Travel Required None

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Professionals

Removal Date 08/11/2018