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Editorial Assistant Tuscaloosa

The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL United States

2 months ago

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 54 Hourly (non-exempt) - Minimum - $ 12.00 Midpoint - $ 16.29

Department/Organization: 200801 - University Press...

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:45 pm

Job Summary: The Editorial Assistant performs a variety of editorial, research and support duties to coordinate publication of materials in scholarly works, professional journals or department/school/University publications.

Additional Department Summary: Assists numerous departments with various tasks, with an emphasis in the area of manuscript acquisitions. Assists editor-in-chief with acquisitions tasks, performs database input, and manages the scheduling and communications for faculty editorial board meetings. Occasionally acquires projects under the supervision of the editor-in-chief. Manages office tasks to purchasing/accounting, drafting contracts and routing them for signature, creating and maintaining book files, preparing correspondence, answering phones, and mailing/shipping.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and some experience.

Skills and Knowledge: Excellent organizational skills; keen attention to detail; professional demeanor; ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize, and meet deadlines; excellent oral and written communication skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Word and Excel); knowledge of and experience with database management.

Preferred Qualifications: At least one year of publishing experience. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud (particularly Photoshop and Illustrator).

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster
Tuscaloosa AL USA

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