The Dartmouth College Library seeks a Production Manager for Elementa: Science
of the Anthropocene, a new multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary digital
publishing platform within the Dartmouth Digital Library Program. The
successful candidate will handle day-to-day production tasks, using Aries
Editorial Manager, to ensure the smooth running of the publishing platform and
its subject domains. Key tasks include assisting authors and reviewers with
the submission system, managing and providing quality control for electronic
files accepted for publication, updating the platform's webpage, and
supporting the geographically dispersed editors-in-chief overseeing the
publication's six domains. The position will work closely with the journal
platform's programmer/analyst and marketing director. This is a four-year term
position ending December 31 2016, with potential for renewal.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree; several years experience in Web-based
publications, preferably in a professional environment; experience with
scholarly journals publishing particularly desirable; experience working with
a content management system or a similar software-driven tracking system
The successful candidate will have an understanding of digital media concepts
such as resolution and file types, good organizational skills, the ability to
prioritize and to manage deadlines, and the ability to work independently
without close supervision.
RANK AND SALARY: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care;
retirement plans, including TIAA-CREF; and relocation assistance.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Dartmouth College is a highly selective undergraduate
college with distinguished graduate schools of business, engineering, medicine
and 20 graduate programs primarily in the sciences. Dartmouth has remained at
the forefront of American higher education since 1769. At the heart of
Dartmouth College is one of the oldest research libraries in the United
States. Nine libraries, distributed across various academic centers, house the
3 million volume collection and provide access to a rich array of digital
resources supported by a technically robust network environment. The Library
fosters intellectual growth and advances the teaching and research missions of
the College by supporting excellence and innovation in education and research,
managing and delivering scholarly content, and partnering in the development
and dissemination of new scholarship.
APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin January 2013, and will continue
until the position is filled. To see the complete job description and to apply
online please go to http://jobs.dartmouth.edu. Please refer to position
#1011489. All applications require a resume and cover letter.
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has
a strong commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with
disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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