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Job Opportunities Fabryary 11 - February 15

Teacher - The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for summer 2013 teaching positions. The institute is looking for applicants with an undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline. They provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support. Summer teaching positions with the institute offer the opportunity to earn more than $6,000 during the summer. Teachers typically earn between $500 and $700 per week while teaching. Additionally, teachers will gain over 500 hours of training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups.  The institute is an educational service provider that teaches developmental reading programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States. The classes for students of all ages improve their reading skills and teach them to experience absorption in literature. The institute hires people who have strong reading skills and read for pleasure, have a degree in any discipline, have good communication and organizational skills, will be patient and supportive with students, and have regular access to a reliable car. Submit an online application and learn more about teaching for the Institute at http://instituteofreadingdevelopmentteachingjobs.com.

Editor/ Publisher – Chicago Reporter, an award-winning investigative publication with a focus on race and poverty, is looking to hire and editor/ publisher. The editor will develop the editorial vision and direction for the publication and provide oversight of senior editors, as well as leadership of all editorial operations. The editor will also hire, recruit, plan the budget, serve as the spokesperson for the media, and lead fundraising activities. The candidate must have a minimum of 10 years experience in journalism with knowledge and experience in the digital world. A demonstrated interest in investigative reporting is important. Special consideration will go to candidates who know Chicago and its neighborhoods, issues, history, politics and racial dynamics. Applicants should also have knowledge of and comfort with a variety of fundraising techniques and standards. Applications are due by March 8, 2013. Applications should be sent to search@chicagoreporter.com. For more information, please visit http://www.chicagoreporter.com/editor-publisher. 

Assistant Technical Copywriter – MGA Entertainment is searching for an assistant technical copywriter to work closely with product development, quality assurance, and legal & operations support departments to take responsibility for writing and editing instructional documentation for all products sold. The position will require the use of Adobe Illustrator CS6, Microsoft Word and some Adobe Photoshop CS6. The assistant will write, route, correct, finalize and archive instruction manuals for a diverse assortment of products in order to increase consumer satisfaction, assure customer safety, and minimize product returns. Additionally, the assistant will participate in in-house product evaluations, develop knowledge of past and current product, and ensure instructional copy is easy to understand. Compliance with applicable laws and regulations is a must to promote the highest standards of business ethics and integrity while maintaining confidentiality. Applicants must have a degree in English, journalism or technical communications, but three or more years of practical exposure will waive this requirement. Excellent writing and copy editing skills is a must along with the ability to interpret and apply laws, rules, policies, and procedures. For more information, please contact Charlotte Samples at csamples@mgae.com.