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Edwin Eschler

1007 N Dean St Coquille, OR 97423 (541)290-2228

Bachelor of Science, Sociology Double Minor, Anthropology and Editing Brigham Young University

April 2013
Provo, UT GPA 3.66

Relevant Classes: Editing for Publication, Genre & Substantive Editing, Modern Usage Computer Skills: Word, Adobe InDesign

Work Experience
ABE/GED Part Time Faculty November 2013Present Southwestern Oregon Community College Coos Bay, OR Studied the 2014 GED tests and developed a curriculum based on those tests Became certified to administer CASAS tests Developed lesson plans based on specific GED assessment targets Research Manager June 2010May 2013 BYU Sociology Department Provo, UT Edited or wrote all letters, surveys, and reports that were sent to respondents Coordinated twenty workers performing a variety of tasks on separate, simultaneous research projects Introduced a team structure that gave team leaders more administrative power without losing focus on individual accountability of team members

Editing Experience
Freelance Editor April 2013Present Self-Employed Coquille, OR Work with both publishers and editors to ensure works are the best that they can be Perform developmental, substantive, and copyediting according to client desires Frequently pursue further self-education through style books (such as The Chicago Manual of Style and The Associated Press Stylebook) and other resources Fiction Director April 2012April 2013 Leading Edge Magazine Provo, UT Processed all submissions, checked stories to make sure they followed our submissions guidelines, and prepared them to be read by our slush readers Handled communications with authors regarding story rejections, inquiries about submission guidelines, and general complaints Participated in substantive edits, developmental edits, and copyedits of accepted stories Associate Editor January 2013April 2013 Stowaway Magazine Provo, UT Copyedited select articles using The Chicago Manual of Style and an in-house style guide Proofread final versions of select articles looking at both text and layout Wrote articles to fit into specific magazine departments as assigned by the managing editor

Volunteer Work
Stake Sunday School Presidency Member December 2013Present Coos Bay Stake Coos Bay, Oregon Oversee all teaching in the nine wards of the Coos Bay Stake, including youth classes Observe classes using a standardized form to measure ward progress towards goals set by our presidency and by the Stake President Train ward leaders to administer teaching programs as outlined in the Handbook 2: Administering the Church Encourage proper implementation of the Come, Follow Me curriculum for youth Encourage all teachers to include incremental, actionable goals as part of every class Ward Welfare Committee Chair September 2012April 2013 246th Provo YSA Ward Provo, UT Worked with welfare committee members to improve ward welfare through education and program implementation Worked with other ward leaders to design welfare study Developed a web-based survey using Qualtrics software and administered it to the ward (54% response rate), then performed analysis and presented pertinent findings with policy suggestions based on survey data Met regularly with welfare committee members

Vaughn R. A. Call Professor of Sociology at BYU E-mail: Phone: 801-422-4453 Nyssa Silvester Former Managing Editor at Leading Edge Magazine E-mail: Phone: 916-757-2413

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