Under general supervision, produces complex documents which involve
the use of mathematical and scientific symbols including multi-level
equations requiring the use of multi-fonts using automated input and
output equipment and related ancillary devices.
1. Prepares complex scientific documents such as technical proposals,
lab manuals and manuscripts involving greek/math and scientific
symbols and equations from handwritten copy, rough drafts, or
2. Prioritizes and schedules work ensuring accuracy and speed in
3. Makes changes in original documents such as reformatting and
integrating other forms of media. Edits source documents and
proofreads typed documents noting format, grammar, completeness,
and typographical errors.
4. Merges text and files information.
5. Codes, classifies, files, retrieves and maintains materials in
manual and automated filing systems. Prepares and maintains
production control logs.
6. Operates office equipment such as personal computers, word
processors, photocopiers, machine transcription and dictation
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
EXPERIENCE: Three years related work experience to include at least
one year involving scientific and mathematical formulae, symbols and
OTHER: Applicants may be required to complete the institution's
required skills assessment to be considered. Some positions require
specific skills such as word processing, spreadsheet, presentation,
database, email or calendaring software, and Internet proficiency.
Thorough knowledge of business english, grammar, spelling,
punctuation, sentence structure, proofreading, document formatting and
editing; of office practices and procedures. General knowledge of
scientific and mathematical terminology, formulae, symbols, and
equations; of the care and operation of word processing equipment and
related ancillary devices. Skill in the use of one or more word
processing software packages; in operating maunal and automated office
equipment; in preparing mathematical and scientific documents using
automated equipment and software. Ability to communicate effectively
both orally and in writing; to independently produce complex
documents; to follow complex oral and written instructions; to
maintain effective work relationships.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT