Instructional Content Editor – Gies College of Business

Gies College of Business

Instructional Content Editor – Gies College of Business

  • Institution: Gies College of Business
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Champaign, IL US
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Instructional Content Editor – Gies College of Business

  • Gies College of Business | Champaign, IL US
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: December 02, 2022
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Job TitleInstructional Content Editor – Gies College of Business

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Staff

Salary Range -

Location Champaign, IL US

Application Deadline November 03, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Evan Cropek

Department Teaching and Learning


Phone US +1 (217) 621-5413

Job Description

The Teaching and Learning team is a talented group of teaching, instructional design, and media professionals who are passionate about delivering educational excellence through innovation. We are dedicated to furthering the Gies College of Business’s mission of democratizing education. We revolutionize the delivery of a high-quality business education by harnessing technology to break through financial and geographic barriers.

Job Summary

Focus on editing, revision and quality control of web and digital course materials. Provide high quality, accessible materials that follow universal design practices that adhere to a unified instructional brand.

Duties & Responsibilities

Content Editing and Quality Assurance

Define, adopt and maintain a style guide specific to Gies instructional content. This style guide determines both usage mechanics as well as consistent tone in the message
Copyediting of course documents, scripts, transcripts and eBooks originally written or spoken by faculty and other instructional content creators
Reviewing and remediating course materials, videos, slides, and instructional websites.
Thoroughly testing learner facing content in conjunction with the Gies Learner Experience Team
Developing instructions to help learners complete assignments and other activities
Being available at night and over the weekend for occasional urgent projects
Training and Collaboration

Assisting with the design and development of tutorials and documentation of online learning processes
Providing workshop and training on our design standards
Communicating with faculty, staff, and students via email, phone, conference calls or in person
Managing a group of student workers

Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications


Required: Bachelor’s degree

Required: At least 1 years of experience in editing, copy editing, or quality control
Preferred Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education, English, or Instructional Design.

Higher education work experience
Experience creating/adapting on-screen written content for large scale events, TV or web broadcast
Strong collaboration experience with graphic designers for digital publishing
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required: • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language • Mastery of spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors and ability to make constructive feedback and suggestions • Proficiency with applying the principles of style guides to course materials • Ability to remain detail-oriented and focused when processing large amounts of text • Willingness to collaborate with instructional designers, videographers, graphic designers, and other instructional content creators. • Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office, and HTML. • Basic knowledge of legal issues for publishing like plagiarism, copyright, and ADA

Preferred: • Knowledge of digital media production • Creating/adapting on-screen written content for large scale events, TV or web broadcast

Appointment Information

This is a 100% full-time Academic Professional position, appointed on a 12-month basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after 11/3/2022. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The work location for this position may be flexible. Highly qualified candidates may be eligible to work full-time remotely within the US, on-premise at our offices in Champaign, Illinois, or a combination.

Application Procedures & Deadline Information
Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on November 3, 2022. Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting. Applications not submitted through will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, please contact For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

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