Job Summary

Oversees the publication of books, manuscripts, journals and other papers including electronic publications; directs design and production activities; may supervise others.

Job Functions

  • Prepares written material for publication.
  • Writes and edits material to conform to publication style and publisher guidelines.
  • Proofreads manuscripts of a highly technical, medical, scientific, or legal nature.
  • Administers all functions of the editorial office
  • Coordinates the ordering and distribution of reprints
  • Coordinates all copyright releases.
  • Ensures the completion of manuscript production according to established deadlines.
  • Confers and coordinates with authors, publishers, designers, and photographers.
  • Assigns projects to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Trains employees or student workers in appropriate methods and procedures using good training techniques.
  • Secures, selects, and coordinates publication of manuscripts in book form.
  • Reviews submitted manuscript.
  • Coordinates design and production activities for final draft of publication.
  • May assign and supervise editorial staff.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and six years of writing and editing experience. Experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.

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