Independence University

Content Writer – Editor II

  • Online – Remote
  • Independence University
  • Full-time
  • 19-0923

Company Overview

The Center for Excellence in Higher Education (CEHE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. CEHE operates degree-granting career colleges throughout the western United States and online. The college brands include Stevens-Henager Colleges in Utah and Idaho; CollegeAmerica in Colorado and Arizona; California College San Diego, and Independence University (online platform). All of the colleges are accredited by ACCSC, a national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The colleges offer degree programs from the Associate’s level through the Master’s level in a variety of disciplines including Computer Science, Graphic Arts, Business/Accounting, Nursing, and Healthcare. CEHE is an at-will employer.

Content Writer/Editor II

In support io this, the Content Writer/Editor II is responsible to create career-relevant, original content for IU course curriculum and providing various levels of editing to Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and others, including substantive, line, copy, and proofing.

Essential Functions:

  • Will assist Subject Matter Experts with developing content through editing
  • Create original content on many subjects with little SME support
  • Develop content to meet course objectives and regulatory expectations based on limited factual information or highly academic language provided by Subject Matter Experts
  • Physical demands – sitting at a desk with intermittent walking, standing; for up to eight hours, bending, and occasionally lifting objects (up to 15 pounds). Work is performed primarily in a home workplace.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in English, Writing, or a related field
  • Three years of professional experience in creative writing, technical writing, or editing
  • Strong writing skills, particularly with a creative tilt using casual professional language
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong editing skills, particularly creative non-fiction and non-fiction
  • Strong personal management skills
  • Ability to communicate well both written and verbally
  • Exceptional collaboration is required.
  • Experience working in online writing or editing environments
  • Computer skills including MS Office suite
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

  • Computer skills including Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Experience with Canvas or other learning management systems preferred
  • Experience in instructing or course creation in higher education environments
  • Experience working in writing collaborations
  • Experience managing projects


  • Project management
  • Problem solving
  • Working in high-stress situations
  • Communications proficiency
  • Thoroughness
  • Business acumen
  • Collaboration skills
  • Time management skills
  • Writing and editing skills