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Sustainable, enduring change doesn’t just happen. It requires a dedicated partner to produce measurable, impactful results – results that improve performance today, help chart the course for tomorrow and prepare our clients for the challenges of the future.
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Technical Writer (Entry Level) - Hillsboro, OR
Category: Higher Education Consulting, Technology
Opportunity Type: Experienced
Country: United States
Our Research Enterprise Solutions team works with hospitals, universities, cancer centers and research institutions and helps these organizations improve every aspect of research administration performance through transformative change. As part of the Research Services team, you will work with leading physician/scientists, administrators, and other professionals connected to the healthcare, university and life sciences industries on a variety of projects in strategic planning, finance, operations, technology and compliance.
Our legacy is rooted in the industry – bringing an unmatched level of expertise and experience in higher education, healthcare, and academic medicine. Yet we challenge the status quo and empower our clients to think more deeply about the future. From vision to execution, we enable our clients to identify and realize unique opportunities to drive higher levels of performance and impact.
At Huron we provide flexible, scalable and configurable solutions to streamline workflow and relieve administrative burden to free up time for what matters most – the research mission. Let's get to work – together.
As a Technical Writer, you will play an integral role in developing documentation and training targeted at a wide range of medical researchers, such as professors, students, academic scholars, and oversight committees. You will work closely with other technical writers and application developers to organize, write, and edit documentation for a variety of sophisticated, Web-based applications. Our Technical Writers develop various types of information, such as concepts, procedures, and examples/scenarios.
You’ll be part of the Huron Higher Education team with opportunities to collaborate, learn and grow while impacting some of the most prestigious higher education and research institutions.
Let’s get to work – together.
- U.S. work authorization is required.
- Bachelor's degree in professional or technical writing, educational field, journalism, or English.
- 1-2 years of technical writing experience, including writing for Web-based applications and end-user audiences.
- Experience working with product managers and developers to produce end-user training and other educational materials.
- Experience using MadCap Flare for multi-channel publishing
- Experience writing scripts/storyboards and producing online videos with tools, such as TechSmith Camtasia or Articulate Storyline.
- General experience with Web-based technologies and tools
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word and layout-intensive designs
- Familiarity with the Agile development methodology
At Huron, we’re redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client’s challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great work…together.
Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.
Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.