Duke University, Duke University Press

Position ID:Duke University-Duke University Press-DEVELOPMENT [#18611, 128509]
Position Title: Development Coordinator, Duke Univ. Press
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Digital Publishing & Technology / Communication
Appl Deadline:2021/07/02 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/06/18, updated 2021/05/12, listed until 2021/07/02)
Position Description:    


Duke University Press is seeking a Development Coordinator (Project Coordinator) to work closely with the Duke Press Editorial Director in a variety of ways, with a primary focus on coordinating, developing, and implementing the Press’s fundraising initiatives. A major thrust of the Press’s fundraising effort is securing foundation grants and University subsidies for our books program, which help cover annual operating expenses. The Development Coordinator also supports the Editorial Director with additional projects as needed.

Duke University Press is a strong advocate for greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in the university press community. Individuals from groups under-represented in academic publishing are encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate will have one year or more of direct or related experience in one or several of these areas; fundraising, public relations, or non-profit administration; will be familiar with activities involved in planning special events or programs; and will possess excellent communication & organizational skills, strong interpersonal & teamwork skills, database experience, intermediate Excel and proficiency with other MS Office programs. This position requires skills in communications and organization, and experience employing outreach strategies for working with other professionals from diverse backgrounds.

If interested, please visit the Duke University jobs website and submit the University-required electronic application (including your résumé and cover letter), before close of the position at Noon on Friday, July 2, 2021.

Development Coordination (75%) • Coordinating, developing, and implementing the Press’s fundraising initiatives for our books publishing program • Coordinating with Press staff on subsidy needs for particular books, book series, open access programs, etc. • Coordinating the Press’s development efforts and practices with the University Development Office, the Office of Research Support, and any outside collaborators or partners • Assisting authors in identifying appropriate grant programs and facilitating the application process • Updating and maintaining contract data • Invoicing, and tracking of funds in conjunction with the Press’s Accounting Team and with other University--level departments • Creating and maintaining a database to track the status of development efforts; providing relevant development data to other involved Duke Press staff members • Handling a variety of ad hoc development projects, in coordination with the Editorial Director • Sensitivity to concerns relating to race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and ability/disability

Additional Responsibilities (25%) • Assisting the Editorial Director with departmental budget maintenance • Supporting Editorial Director and Pre-Production Manager in managing departmental workflows • Hiring, training, and supervising student workers to assist with departmental projects and programs • Knowledge of effective strategies for working with clients and other professionals from diverse backgrounds • Demonstrated interest in equity and inclusion

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Contact: HR Manager Duke Press, (919) 687-3600, (919) 688-8402 (fax)
Email: email
Postal Mail:
905 W Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
Web Page: https://www.dukeupress.edu/About/Job-Opportunities

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