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Non-benefited (part-time)

Editorial Services Proofreader (Student)

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POSITION SUMMARY:  A proofreader assists the project editors by checking and reading page proofs of BJU Press products. The proofreader increases the value of the products through catching errors and inconsistencies, ensuring the product’s conformity to BJU Press style, lowering production costs through working efficiently and attentively, and using standard departmental procedures and guidelines. When not busy proofreading, a proofreader reviews BJU Press policies and procedures and other appropriate reference materials or performs related tasks as directed by the editorial supervisor.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proofreading BJU Press products
  • Assisting editors with specific editorial tasks as requested
  • Studying to improve proofreading skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be enrolled as a student at Bob Jones University
  • Acceptable performance on the BJU Press editorial test
  • Working knowledge of English grammar and mechanics
  • Able to follow directions well
  • Willingness to study to become familiar with the Chicago Manual of Style and BJU Press publishing guidelines
  • Attention to detail; good communication skills
  • Various educational backgrounds—from English to science—are valuable to proofreading

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1430 Wade Hampton Blvd., Suite 211A   |   Greenville, SC 29609 (864) 546-4600

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