Job Description

Job Title- Copy Editor/Content Reviewer
Duration 24 months+
Pay Rate - $30/hr
Hours per week 40 hours
Remote Work (must have access to reliable internet).

Position Description:
  • In order to provide greater accessibility to information about COVID-19 and other public health topics the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is hiring a Content Reviewer.
  • VDH is committed to improving the accessibility of public health information to the members of the public at all reading and health literacy levels, including individuals with visual impairment.
  • The Content Reviewer supports these efforts by providing literacy and health literacy expertise and experience with Section 508 accessibility remediation.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Edit technical content to ensure appropriate literacy levels and health literacy levels for the general public and specific populations.
  • Technical content refers to public health information (e.g. how vaccines spread), guidance from public health governing entities (e.g. CDC), public health metrics/data etc (e.g. vaccine numbers)
  • Prepare, test, and analyze content (documents, videos, and other multimedia) to ensure compliance with Section 508 requirements.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong writing skills .
  • Experience writing technical content for specific literacy levels and health literacy levels.
  • Section 508 Compliance certified.
  • Master's degree in Science Communication, Public Health, or related field, or bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience with Section 508 accessibility remediation and health literacy.
  • Knowledge of public health surveillance principles and practices.
  • Enthusiastic team member with the ability to collaborate effectively with both communications staff and subject matter experts.
  • Ability to work with Microsoft software packages.
  • Ability to work independently.

Additional Information
  • Ability to work remotely (must have access to reliable internet).
  • Ability to work up to 40 hours per week.

Application Instructions

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