The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor seeks an Editor and Senior Writer.
JOB DUTIES: Serves as editor and senior writer for the UMHB Life magazine and Philanthropy newsletter, writing feature articles and news stories and coordinating layout and production. Assists with special events and the preparation of invitations, programs, brochures, and other university publications. Coordinates publications schedule and assigned publications budgets.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English or related field is required.
A minimum of 3 years full time employment experience in (a) non-fiction writing/reporting for a professional publication, (b) editing/publishing or (c) a closely related field is required.
Mastery of grammar & punctuation is required.
Strong non-fiction writing skill is required.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and related software.
Experience in publication layout and design is strongly preferred.
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite programs (including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop) is strongly preferred.
Experience using web editing programs such as WordPress is strongly preferred.
Proficiency in digital SLR photography is strongly preferred.
Founded in 1845, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has traditionally been known for producing excellent educators, nurses, business leaders and missionaries. That has not changed, but today UMHB is also earning recognition for its talented science and music graduates, for top-notch graduate programs in counseling, physical therapy and more.
Research done in the university's Human Performa...nce Laboratory is being applauded for its contributions to the field of sport nutrition. The university's new competency-based education program for adult learners is the first of its kind among private colleges and universities in Texas. And enrollment at UMHB has set new records every year for the last seven years.
What's behind this success? An unapologetic dedication to Christian principles. An emphasis on inspired teaching, on making each student's learning experience the best it can be. A commitment to excellence in every aspect of university life.
If one word could be chosen to summarize what is happening at UMHB today, that word would be "MOMENTUM."
It takes a powerful force to gain momentum in an upward trajectory, and that force is present and real at UMHB today. Mary Hardin-Baylor is moving forward, offering Christian higher education in compelling new ways to a growing number of students. UMHB has nearly 4,000 students pursuing degrees at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree levels and nearly 500 employees including 190 full-time faculty members.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of over 20,000 in the heart of central Texas. Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.