Copy Editor

Strategic Engagement

Recruitment #210914-UNCE-611


Strategic Engagement

Salary:  $3,958.33 monthly

This is an unclassified position; selections will be made without the use of an interview committee per OP-110235 V.A.

Oklahoma Department of Corrections
Unclassified Job Descriptor

Basic Purpose:
Positions in this job are responsible for researching, writing, and editing various materials on behalf of the department.

Typical Functions:
• Responsible for drafting press releases, interoffice memorandums, formal letters, and other written documents.
• Responsible for verifying factual correctness of information
• Checks text to ensure it is well written, logically structured, and in the correct style for the intended audience.
• Proofreads text and corrects spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors in documents, PowerPoint presentations, and brochures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of English usage, including grammar, composition and editing techniques; of accepted styles for materials released to various media; of various social and web media outlets; and of the department's objectives.  Skill in establishing and maintaining effective interpersonal working relationships with others; and communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.  Ability to write and edit; gather and organize pertinent data; and to manage multiple projects and deadlines; and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Education and Experience:

Statutorily Required:  N/A

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, or a related field and two (2) years of experience in a field related to writing and editing.

Job Code:  0127      DOC Pay Grade:  9       Statutory Reference:  74 O.S. § 840-5.5 or 5.11        Effective Date:  07/28/2020


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.