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Digital Publishing Production Manager at Dartmouth College

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 preferred.
  • 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.

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.

Timothy A. Lepczyk

Tim is an instructional technologist and former librarian. On the side, he writes fiction and poetry, and publishes the magazine Scintilla. You can follow him on Twitter at @thirdcoast.

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