Writer Editor 3 (Contract) - Davis, CA, Job ID 38834

County Locations: Sacramento County, Yolo County
Location: UC ANR - Davis

Date Posted: July 7, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

This position is part of the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) Communications Team, which works closely with other units in IPM such as the Urban and Community IPM Team, Pesticide Safety Team, and IT/Production Team. Working with UC ANR, industry, and agency experts, the Writer Editor develops and produces informational products about integrated pest management for pest management practitioners. These products are distributed in print or online and are prepared as part of a series or as stand-alone products.  

Under the direction of the Content Development Supervisor, this position is responsible for compiling, writing, editing and coordinating pest management publications, webpages, online tools, and promotional materials. Educational product preparation involves composing the text; researching technical information in areas of pest control, crop production, and plant care; interviewing and consulting with researchers, Cooperative Extension advisors, and industry representatives; using your own expertise and knowledge to interrelate information; suggesting illustrations; coordinating with photographers or videographers; and may involve following the production process (including informal and formal peer review) through to publication.  

This position is a three-year contract appointment that is 100% fixed with the possibility of extension.

Two positions are available.


Annual Salary:

Min: $58,500/year to Mid: $83,400/year  


This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy.  All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees.  (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.


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