Indiana University Press seeks a qualified individual to assist with administrative and project management duties related to publishing books, journals, and e-texts. Reporting to the Director of Publishing Operations, the Editorial Assistant assists with a variety of tasks including, but not limited to: working closely with IU Press project managers and production staff on various editorial projects; tracking progress of book proposals and manuscripts; processing reprint corrections, archiving, and other matters related to the publishing workflow; preparing copyright documentation, manuscripts, artwork, and electronic files for publication; light copyediting and proofreading as needed; preparing e-texts for publication; and other duties as assigned.
For more information, contact Michael Regoli, Director of Publishing Operations, Indiana University Press ([email protected]).
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in social sciences or humanities.
Computer literacy and competence, including in regards to word processing and database management. Meticulous attention to detail and excellent writing, research, and proofreading skills. Communication skills including the ability to interact comfortably with a wide variety of people. Familiarity with the norms of academic communication and scholarly publishing. Ability to handle confidential information responsibly.
Previous experience in publishing. Graduate study and knowledge of foreign languages.
Herman B Wells Library
20 to 29 hours per week.
Salary Plan: HR
Salary Grade: HR
Job Function: Temporary Hourly
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