POSITION SUMMARY: Oversees the writing of technical reports, brochures, manuals, and/or proposals for internal documentation, client reference, or publications. Recommends overall organization and layout, editorial standards and publication methods. Coordinates publication with outside sources and vendors as needed. Develops department editing standards and styles. RESPONSIBILTIES: Organizes information and oversees writing assignments according to established graphic standards while maintaining correct order, clarity, conciseness, style, terminology, and grammar. Conducts extensive research on the subject matter including interviewing and observing subject matter experts, researching journals, on-line sources, and other substantive source material to write scientific and technical materials. Reviews documentation and interfaces with appropriate personnel to make certain technical literature is current and accurate in all published hard copy and electronic media. Interfaces with illustrators, photographers, print and web designers, artists, and other support personnel as required to complete assignments. Oversees the editing, composition, production, and delivery in accordance with applicable specifications, standards, and other requirements. Establishes guidelines and standards for text and graphics. Conducts research on the subject matter including interviewing and observing subject matter experts, researching journals, on-line sources, and other substantive source material to write scientific and technical materials. Manages the coordination of ancillary services and interdepartmental activities required for publication, preparation, and delivery. Produces publications using computerized composition and text-management systems. Maintains constantly high qualitative and quantitative output standards to ensure that quality publications are produced. Completes all projects within the established schedules and authorized funding. Establishes and complies with all applicable specifications, standards, and other project constraints. Establishes and achieves annual quality and productivity goals. Provides work leadership for lower level employees. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires bachelor‘s degree or equivalent, and seven to nine years of related (technical writing/editing) experience. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.