1+ months

Communications Editor

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
**Communications Editor - NIH - Bethesda, MD**

Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a **Scientific Communications Editor** to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in **Bethesda, MD.**

**OVERVIEW.** This is a long-term, open-ended contract position which offers:

+ Competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package.

+ Tremendous room for personal growth and career development.

+ Opportunity to work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world's foremost medical research center.

**TASKS/SERVICES.** The contractor shall:

+ Research relevant regulatory requirements and other governmental policies and guidelines to ensure accuracy and adherence to applicable regulations.

+ Prepare documents, including policies, procedures, guidelines, position descriptions and other documents; proofread and edit documents for grammar, spelling and alignment with formats consistent with Clinical Center (CC) templates and/or guidance; ensure that there are no factual or typographical errors.

+ Collect, synthesize and collate materials from stakeholders.

+ Copy, edit, proofread and prepare all drafts and final versions of documents.

+ Work with staff to obtain appropriate document clearance(s) and approvals.

+ Maintain document version control; maintain files of all edited materials for final review.

+ Ensure appropriate records management; transfer all files and documents to the CC.

+ Ensure that documents are delivered in 508 compliant formats.

+ Develop, update and maintain spreadsheets to analyze and summarize information; coordinate actions; ensure that deadlines are met; provide follow through.

+ Create summaries and reports based on information provided.

+ Manage assigned tasks and deadlines; monitor project status; review deliverables; provide status updates.

+ Establish and implement a system for organizing, monitoring and tracking activities and projects; participate in planning activities.

+ Record minutes for meetings, including Participants, Decisions, Action Items and Key Highlights/Discussion points.

+ Meet with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and stakeholders.

+ Collate feedback and prepare final documents for review and implementation.

+ Break down extensive processes into phases so that they may be used to develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines.

+ Address the developmental stages of teams (e.g., forming, norming, performing, adjourning); manage group dynamics through each stage.

+ Work with staff to gather information to write and edit major reports; develop periodic and special reports; present reports to management for review.

+ Analyze program performance to identify issues and develop recommendations for improvement; draft and edit standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines for implementation of programmatic and administrative activities.

+ Recommend changes to forms, documents, policies, etc., to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of resources and operations.

+ Coordinate, analyze and maintain systems for communication among staff to facilitate the efficient flow of information relating to projects and program activities.

**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Master's degree in a related discipline; two (2) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelor's degree is equivalent to a Master's degree.

+ Minimum of four (4) years of related experience in a health care or hospital setting.

+ Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

+ Demonstrated ability to follow plain language guidelines as outlined under Clear Communications: An NIH Health Literacy Initiative.

+ Strong communications skills, both oral and written.

+ Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.


Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at


Posted: 2019-08-14 Expires: 2019-10-17

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