The Journals Project Coordinator has the primary responsibility of coordinating all phases of journals workflow—including editorial, production, and manufacture, ensuring timely production of high-quality journals. The Project Coordinator is required to prioritize work appropriately and meet steady turnaround demands while maintaining high-quality standards for publications with minimal supervision. This position will maintain continuous communication with journal editors, freelancers, print vendors, and internal staff members and will supervise student interns.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in English or related humanities. One (1) year experience in professional publishing. Must have detailed working knowledge of well-known style guides and electronic editing using Microsoft Word's track changes feature. Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects that span a wide range of subject areas and to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds and viewpoints. Attention to detail while working in a deadline-driven and fast-paced environment is critical yet flexible in dealing with changing schedules and deadlines. Excellent editorial, grammar, writing, and communication skills. Superior communication skills, both verbal and written, and good interpersonal skills. Excellent computer skills especially using Microsoft Word's track changes feature. Strong organizational, judgment, and decision making skills. Attention to detail and follow through. Work under pressure to prioritize and to manage projects with multiple, competing, deadlines successfully. Deal with multiple projects that span a wide range of subject areas. Self-motivate and to work with minimal supervision
Master's degree in English or related humanities. Experience in scholarly publishing. Experience with manuscript preparation, copyediting, proof checking, and production processes. Experience communicating with editors, author, or clients in general. Existing knowledge of publishing-related copyright/permission requirements. Experience using Firebrand's Title Management Module, or another title-management program.
Posted Salary: $16.95/hr
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 72749
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.