Copy Editor/Proofreader | Princeton University Job at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

  • Princeton University
  • Princeton, NJ

Job Description

Copy Editor/Proofreader


Job ID: 2023-17691

Type: Full-Time

# of Openings: 1

Category: Communications and Public Relations

Princeton University


The Office of Communications seeks a meticulous Copy Editor/Proofreader to help ensure the University's public-facing communications maintain an exceptionally high level of accuracy and overall excellence that reflects positively on the University's reputation. The copy editor/proofreader will provide detailed fact-checking for a wide range of print and online materials where 100% accuracy is critical. The Copy Editor/Proofreader will also provide organizational support to the editorial team in the Office of Communications.

This position is a benefits-eligible, 2-year term position.

This job is in-person four days a week, one day remote.


  • Copy edit print and online materials using the Universityâ™s AP-based style guide and proofread for accuracy, often under tight deadlines.
  • Provide organizational support to the editorial team in the Office of Communications.


  • Thorough knowledge of Associated Press style. Demonstrated ability to provide copy editing and proofreading to the highest standard under tight deadlines. Ability to prioritize and juggle responsibilities. Organized and expert problem solver. Self-motivated with ability to work independently and also as part of multiple teams.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent 3+ years experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a college or university setting.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS


About Princeton University

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

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