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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Editing gig with school

Editor (Strategic Planning & Implementation) # 013965 (Kawaiahaʻo Plaza, Oʻahu)

Kamehameha Schools (KS) has an Editor position available with the Strategic Planning & Implementation (SPI) Division at Kawaiahaʻo Plaza on Oʻahu.  The deadline to apply is:  10/13/2013.


Bachelor’s Degree in Publishing, Hawaiian Studies, Hawaiian language, English, Journalism, Education, or related field


In lieu of Bachelor's Degree, HS Diploma or GED equivalent and at least 5 years experience in editing or publishing will be accepted.

Summary of Minimum Requirements:

 * 3 - 5 years of related work experience.
 * At least 5 years experience in editing or publishing with HS Diploma or GED equivalent.
 * Experience editing and producing books, multimedia products, and educational materials.
 * Knowledge of editorial style, writing techniques, and editorial processes.
 * Working knowledge of graphic design and book layout.
 * Working knowledge of Hawaiian culture, history, and language.

Summary of Duties:

 * Assists the Strategic Planning and Implementation Division in acquiring, evaluating, editing, and producing books and multimedia products to disseminate research, evaluation, and KS reports to a wide variety of internal and external  audiences.
 * Works closely with authors, contributors, designers, and other editors to prepare manuscripts for print and multimedia publication.
 * Assists in maintaining production schedules and project status reports.
 * Facilitates the copyediting process and maintains the “master set” during proofreading. Establishes working relationship with authors and facilitates author communications and meeting schedules.
 * Serves as a resource on approved styles for SPI publications (modifications of APA and  Chicago).


Interested applicants must apply online. Visit our website at  & search Requisition Number 013965 for full job description, & to apply for this position.  *Sorry, no resumes accepted via email,
mail or fax.

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