Fermilab is America’s premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and at locations around the world, including deep underground mines in South Dakota and Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and the South Pole!
Fermilab is seeking an Education & Public Engagement Editor. This position presents an exciting chance to coordinate the writing, editing, typesetting, design, layout, for the labs Education and Public Engagement (EPE) Office.
Write, edit, typeset and/or lays out assigned Laboratory EPE publications using knowledge of personal computers and a variety of software packages.
Check assigned publications when complete to assure that all contractual and information requirements are met.
Interact with authors and other appropriate individuals (both on and off site) to acquire graphics, illustrations, drawings, charts or photographs for inclusion in assigned publications.
Assemble material for publications and prepare electronic layout.
Proofread final copy and makes necessary arrangements with printer including writing print specifications and print orders.
Supervise the distribution of assigned publications.
Advise Laboratory departments regarding printing procedures, techniques, and copyright regulations under the Laboratory's current URA/DOE contract.
Records and reports accurate data and metrics for Labwide EPE programming, including participant numbers, participant demographics, attendance numbers, website data, and longitudinal trends
Handle professional development program accreditation including scheduling ongoing and new courses, coordinating with universities to offer graduate credit, and registering new instructors within the university timelines; supervising local course arrangements, maintaining files, rosters, etc .and submitting annual approved provider report to Illinois State Bureau of Education (ISBE)
Coordinates with EPE website team to maintain a database of school administrators, district coordinators, teachers and other educational professionals to aid in advertising and increasing participation.
Contributes optimally within a diverse workforce and upholds Fermilab’s dedication to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Abides by and is responsible for performing all duties in accordance with all environmental, health and safety.
We Are Looking For
Associate degree in related field with 5+ years of experience OR Bachelor’s degree in related field with 2+ plus years of experience. A focus on writing and editing preferred.
Knowledge of educational structure and systems.
Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Ability to present data to scientific and non-scientific staff.
Proven competence with varied technical tools and skills
Outstanding organizational skills with attention to details.
Strong collaboration and communication skills.
Physical Activity and Work Conditions Human Factors
Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer and believes a diverse and inclusive environment based on mutual respect is essential to our mission. Fermilab is committed to recruiting and developing the most hardworking people and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, country of birth, geography/postal code, disability, marital status, parental or gestational status, or other non-merit factor.
About Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Fermilab is America’s premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. We support discovery science experiments in Illinois and at locations around the world, including deep underground mines in South Dakota and Canada, mountaintops in Arizona and Chile, and the South Pole.
We are strategic risk takers, innovators and collaborators. We are engineers, scientists, technicians, administrative professionals. We are 1,800 employees advancing knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Fermilab has been at the forefront of particle physics for more than 40 years. We build world-leading accelerators and detectors to conduct some of the most advanced particle physics experiments possible. We collect and analyze the data from those experiments with some of the most powerful computers in the world. We conduct this research on a 6,800-acre prairie, 35 miles outside Chicago, a treasure that has been designated a National Environmental Research Park.
We offer a full benefits package, including vision and dental.
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