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Texas Tech University Senior Editor in Lubbock, Texas


Extended Job Title:

Senior Editor

Position Description:

Performs complex supervisory, coordinative and management duties in the preparation and publication of printed materials for assigned area. Responsible for the production process and may include scheduling, editing, and design issues. Work is performed under general supervision in accordance with established regulations and procedures.

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Major/Essential Functions:

  • Review Master Theses for editing, layout, and formatting.

  • Provide formatting advice to students to ensure TDL quality of documents prior to archiving.

  • Advise students, faculty, and staff on Graduate School graduation procedures, defense specifics, deadlines, and details pertaining to thesis and dissertation submission.

  • Enter, audit, and report on student records pertaining to thesis submission and thesis fee payments.

  • Assist the Unit Manager with Electronic Thesis/Dissertation review and record-keeping.

  • Serve as a liaison along with the Unit Manager and the library staff for the Electronic Thesis Dissertation online archive Vireo in conjunction with the Texas Digital Library.

  • Develop, update, and edit online information pertaining to theses and dissertations including graduation deadlines, the official formatting manual, templates, instructional materials, and graphics.

  • Assist Enrollment Services during Commencement ceremonies. Provide support for other activities, including the annual Arts and Humanities Conference, the annual Graduate Research Poster Competition, and the Three-Minute Thesis Competition.

  • Develop and implement student and/or staff workshops, including one-on-one advising sessions at the Graduate School and for the Graduate Writing Center.

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Preferred Qualifications:

  • Instructional technologies for assisting distance students in thesis and dissertation preparation.

  • Data management and data software knowledge for coordination with IT staff for project development.


Graduate School

Required Attachments:

Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type:

Full Time

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.

Job Group:

Office and Admn Wkrs All Other



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.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in related area plus three (3) years progressively responsible related experience; OR a combination of specifically related education and/or experience to equal seven (7) years.

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