PART J: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLICATIONS
1. TECHNICAL EDITOR (2 POSTS)
Duties and responsibilities:
Reviewing, editing and proof-reading books, manuscripts, articles, magazines, journals, papers, and related documents, involving highly specialized scientific, and/or non-English language up to camera-ready-copy.
Working in conjunction with Acquisition Editors, researchers and authors/writers to help maintain and produce accurate content.
Creating or adhering to a style guide, formatting document layouts and helping design graphics and select art for the publications.
The Technical Editor may perform technical tasks such as page-layout and image-embedding.
Knowledge and experience in digital publishing/e-publishing and strong editorial, collaboration and organizational skills.
Any other duties as may be assigned.
Desired Qualifications and Experience
A Bachelor’s Degree in Publishing or related field
Experience in digital publishing and/or e-publishing is a distinct advantage
Prior copy-editing experience a must
Two years working experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified above.
All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Six copies of applications, including a curriculum vitae, giving full personal particulars indicating full name, place and date of birth; certified copies of national identification, birth certificate, proof of qualifications, employment and experience, present salary, telephone number and names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:
Deputy Registrar, Human Resources
University of Zimbabwe
P O Box MP 167
Or Hand delivered to the Administration Block, door number 113
The University of Zimbabwe is an equal opportunity employer and therefore men and women are equally encouraged to apply.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 16 October 2020. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.