Higher Learning Technologies Content Writers - Auto, Mechanics, Electronics in Coralville, Iowa
Higher Learning Technologies (HLT) is accepting applications for part-time contract writers with strong subject-matter expertise in automotive, shop, electronics and mechanical topics. Earn $25 - $40 per hour.
Contracted writers will write, edit, and review detailed rationales for test-prep questions based on writing guidelines provided by HLT and current test blueprints for the ASVAB examinations. They will ensure content accuracy and clarity while adhering to the writing guidelines.
Must have a high school diploma. Some post-secondary education is preferred.
A background in education is a plus.
Must have experience writing test questions and explanations.
Experience analyzing items for corrections preferred.
Must be comfortable with Google Drive, Google Documents, Google Sheets, and Google Mail.
Ability to adhere to written guidelines, be resourceful, and be self-directed is essential.
Must possess excellent writing and editing skills and a good understanding of English grammar and punctuation.
Must be open to and show the ability to learn from constructive feedback.
Must have 15 hours per week to devote to completing an assignment.
Contractors may be assigned any or all of the following tasks and will be paid per approved rationale:
A rationale is an explanation for each related answer choice of an item.
Review current items for accuracy, relevancy, and adherence to provided guidelines.
Write rationales for existing test questions to meet provided guidelines.
Edit and/or revise existing explanations to meet provided guidelines.
Special interest in candidates with experience or knowledge in the following categories:
Electronics Information: electrical current, circuits, devices, and electronic systems
Auto and Shop Information: wood and metal shop practices
Mechanical Comprehension: principles of mechanical devices, structural support, and properties of materials
General Science: life science, earth and space science, and physical science
Arithmetic Reasoning: solve basic arithmetic word problems
Work is done remotely. Long-term opportunities may be available to contractors who demonstrate the ability to write superior choice specific rationales with accuracy and clarity.
Resume and sample item required for consideration.
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