University of Washington
Professional Staff Payroll Title Series Descriptor
Human Resources Compensation Office firstname.lastname@example.org
|Typical Responsibilities|| |
Responsible for overseeing the complete publication process and determining the look, feel, and tone of assigned publications. Examples of responsibilities include: - Story or content idea development, - Author identification and assignment of topics and stories to individual writers, - Article editing for content, readability, and style, - Peer reviewer identification and peer review process coordination, - Communication material design, - Graphics and photographs procurement, - Proofreading process oversight, and - Print production management (including review and approval of proofs submitted prior to publication) and the distribution process.
|Supervisory Responsibility|| |
Positions in this series are not required to supervise staff.
|Job Codes|| |
Grade 07 - 1960; Grade 08 - 1958; Grade 09 - 1959; Grade levels are assigned based on a combination of position specific factors including education/experience required, job content, responsibility for and impact on end results, and supervisory responsibility. Job codes that begin with '9' are FLSA Overtime Eligible, e.g. 9XXX.
|Overtime Eligibility|| |
Positions in this payroll title series are FLSA overtime exempt except when the position's gross salary is less than $455 per week (FLSA salary basis test).
|Professional Staff Exemption|| |
Graphic Arts and Publications: Individuals having prescribed academic preparation or special training in the fields of graphic arts, printing and publications, and who are assigned to a major academic or administrative unit and who are responsible for the development and design of scholarly or related publications, or the full range of printing and publication activities.
|Sample Working Titles|| |
|Alternative Payroll Titles|| |
If the primary focus of the position is writing, media relations, development and /or marketing, the Public Information Specialist may be a more appropriate payroll title.
Requires specialized knowledge typically acquired through formal education and training, such as a degree in Journalism, Technical Writing, or Communications.
Payroll title descriptors provide a general idea of the type of work performed by jobs assigned to payroll titles in a series. Descriptors do not and are not intended to represent all possible positions in the payroll title series. Payroll title and grade assignments for a professional staff position are based on its position-specific job description (see Professional Staff Position Description form).
Descriptor version date: 5/3/2011 11:30:28 AM