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Editor and Online Writer

Quantico, VA
The Editor and Online Writer at the College of Distance Education and Training (CDET) reports to and receives work direction derivatives from the Site Lead.  The Editor and Online Writer will perform the following duties:

  • Edit exams and courseware revisions.
  • Paginate courseware.
  • Assemble original course books and exams electronically.
  • Convert text type files into mobile e-book compatible files, e.g., Moodle books.
  • Reformat Government or commercial courseware into MS Word and Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf) formats after obtaining any necessary copyright permission.
  • Maintain an archive of copyright permissions requested and completed.
  • Assist curriculum developers in collecting and reporting results of the Course Content Review Board up to 18 times annually.
  • Edit faculty development materials, online content and courses.
  • Conduct anti-plagiarism software checks on written assignments.
  • Provide writing and composition advice and assistance to CDET staff, curriculum SMEs and students.
  • Maintain CDET online writing centers for appropriate programs.
  • Develop online writing tools and courses for students and faculty.
  • Teach an online essay fundamentals class four times each year for each program.
  • A minimum of six years of experience and a BA/BS is required, MA/MS degree preferred.
  • Strong writing skills along with an understanding of grammar and writing styles.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong communications and presentation skills.
  • Have a working knowledge of the Marine Corps.
  • Able to read, write, and communicate effectively in English. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills.
  • Proficient in computer applications such as Windows and MS Office.
  • Expected to perform independently and exercise good judgment.
  • Required to sit for extended periods of time and maintain focus.
  • Qualification as an authorized company driver is required.
  • All authorized company drivers must have a valid driver’s license, current automobile insurance, and a driving record that is acceptable to the company’s auto insurance provider
  • Ability to obtain or have a security clearance.
  • 15-25% travel expected.
  • Position expected to begin on or about 1 Jul 2021.
Corps Solutions is a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All hiring decisions are based on nondiscriminatory factors without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, marital status, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other class protected by law. In addition, Corps Solutions engages in affirmative action efforts, where appropriate, to employ, train and promote qualified minorities, women, the disabled, disabled veterans, newly separated veterans or other protected veterans. This organization participates in E-Verify.  If you require assistance applying for any currently open online position, please contact a Corps Solutions representative at careers@corps-solutions.com.

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