Technical Writer
University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM

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Position Title:
Technical Writer

Appointment Type: Definitions

Staff - Regular: Full Time

Working Title (if applicable):
Technical Writer


HSC O/R General Administration

Salary Grade


$14.03 Minimum to $19.26 Midpoint (Hourly)

Work Location:
UNM Health Sciences Center (Abq)

Position Summary:
The Health Sciences Center Office of Research at the University of New Mexico is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as a Technical Writer. This highly competitive position offers the ideal candidate an opportunity to participate in a challenging, dynamic, and fast-paced environment that supports leading edge health care research conducted in the UNM Health Sciences Center. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills, a mastery of organizational and coordination skills, and strong computer skills, including creating content for the web and creating and editing advanced level presentations in PowerPoint. The individual will be a quick learner who can adapt to needs as they arise and who will work collaboratively with executive leadership and management in the Office of Research and Clinical & Translational Science Center. Under general supervision, writes, edits and coordinates technical reports, brochures, and/or manuals for internal documentation, customer reference, or publication. Collects, researches, analyzes, and synthesizes available data and literature and verifies copy with appropriate departments. May coordinate production and distribution of materials. This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Prospective Employee page for a more complete explanation of UNM benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree with 1 to 3 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Preferred Qualifications:
As demonstrated by application materials: Degree in English, Writing or similar field Experience in creating technical communication and executive correspondence in an academic environment Experience in creating, composing and editing written materials Experience working in a research focused environment Knowledge of UNM HSC organization and administrative structure Experience organizing resources and establishing priorities Strong MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access skills

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Application type required for this position:
Staff/UNMTemps Employment Application

Additional requirements for this position:
Candidates for this position must be eligible for employment as verified by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA); those individuals on the OIG/GSA Exclusion Lists will not be considered for hire. Once hired, periodic checks will be made for eligibility of continued employment. Employees must be credentialed per UNM HSC policies and procedures if billing for services under Medicare/Medicaid.

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume Cover Letter Writing Sample

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Special Instructions to Applicants:
Writing sample must be advanced technical and/or administrative correspondence/documentation.

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Posting Department Website:
Research Office

Institutional Commitment:
University of New Mexico is committed to promoting and supporting the diversity of our campuses. UNM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.



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