Publications Specialist Duties
This is responsible editorial work in the production of
reports and publications.
Work involves editing material for grammatical errors,
structural flaws, and adherence to uniform publication
formats. Responsibilities include volume production of
publications and reports by coordinating the assembling,
printing, and mailing of publication projects. Work is
performed independently within established methods and
procedures, but assistance may be readily obtained on
assignments which deviate from established standards,
Supervision may be exercised over student assistants and
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Edits and supervises production of brochures, leaflets,
reports, programs, and publications.
Edits manuscripts; arranges and/or produces illustrations
Receives and reviews galley proofs and negatives from
printers, searches for misspelled words, improper spacing,
missing words, and missing lines.
Obtains cost figures from printing firms; estimates cost to
public; coordinates and mails orders for completed
publications; issues receipts and deposits funds.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university; or any
equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the principles of journalistic
Considerable knowledge of English grammar and spelling.
Some knowledge of volume printing techniques, procedures,
Ability to perform extremely careful reviewing and editing