Rebecca Haack

Freelance Editor & Proofreader

Location:Birmingham, Alabama, United States
2 Skills
Profile: More than twenty years of experience in line and content editing with extensive experience in research, writing, and interviewing. Career areas include technical documentation, university publications (curriculum and student materials), and advertising. Proficient in document archival and retrieval processes, editing guidelines, and quality editing practices. Software experience includes:

QuarkXPress (Windows and Mac)
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook
Adobe Acrobat
Some HTML coding experience

2005-2007 Bellevue University, Bellevue, Nebraska (online)
Master of Arts: Management

2004-2005 Granton Institute of Technology, Ontario (distance education)
Certificate: Publishing Operations and Procedures

1986-1990 Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
Bachelor of Arts: English
Minors: Journalism and Philosophy

Professional Experience:

Co-Founder/Secretary, Mystic Krewe of Caritas (volunteer position)
Birmingham, AL
June 2008-Present
- Facilitated the creation and financial organization of this 501(c)(3) charity
- Wrote the organization’s vision and mission statements
- Constructed by-laws in accordance with IRS/nonprofit regulations
- Filed all financial records with the IRS regarding 501(c)(3) status
- Created a new-member manual containing by-laws, history, and policies

Associate Technical Editor, DST Health Solutions
Birmingham, AL
December 2010-Present
- Maintain documentation in accordance with ISO 9000 requirements
- Maximize the effectiveness of DST Health Solution’s print and online products through technical review and quality control processes
- Write, edit, code, and deliver print and online copy to ensure policies and procedures are communicated effectively
- Maintain online policies and procedures to increase efficiency

Editor, Clayton College of Natural Health
Birmingham, AL
August 1998 July 2010
- Created a voice and style for 134 courses to maintain consistency
- Content reviewer for all courses and written materials
- Developed style manual for in-house publications (coursework, student and faculty manuals, and online media)
- Prepared courses for online distribution (including uploading exams and projects)
- Liaison between graphics and the academic department for catalog and student handbook
- Edited the student handbook, school catalog, and all coursework
- ADA Coordinator focusing on visually impaired students and their needs
- Contributing editor and writer for the Holistic Times, the school magazine
- Senior editor for two faculty-authored books available on
- Mountain Medicine, by Darryl Patton
- Through the Eyes of the Masters: A History of Iridology, by Ellen Tart-Jensen, PhD, DSc
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