Duke University, Duke University Press

Position ID:Duke University-Duke University Press-JOURNALSPC [#18821, 128528]
Position Title: Journals Production Coordinator, Duke Univ. Press
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Other
Appl Deadline:2021/07/02 11:59PMhelp popup withdrawn (posted 2021/06/18, listed until 2021/07/07)
Position Description:    

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https://www.dukeupress.edu/About/Job-Opportunities/Job-Postings/Journals-Production-Coordinator

Duke University Press (DUP) is seeking a Journals Production Coordinator for our Editorial, Design, and Production team to work with a diverse group of academic editors and authors. This position coordinates production activities and information for a set of journals. The position requires excellent communication and project management skills.

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.

If interested, please visit the Duke University jobs website and submit the University-required electronic application (including your résumé & cover letter), before close of the position at Noon on Wed. July 7, 2021.

I. Manage Production Process for a Set of Journals (15%) • Create production schedules for journal list, and track schedules for journal issues • Negotiate changes with journal editors, internal staff, and vendors to ensure timely delivery of each journal issue • Coordinate flow of manuscripts between external editorial offices & authors, and internal DUP teams • Collect and analyze copyright and permissions documentation in compliance with DUP copyright standards; consult with DUP Rights and Permissions team as necessary • Develop process improvements as new technology becomes available or content requirements evolve • Work with DUP Marketing team to place advertising in issues, and obtain print run and usage data

II. Establish and Maintain Productive Working Relationships with Editorial Offices and Authors (25%) • Educate and train editorial offices and authors in DUP protocols, best practices, and publishing goals • Develop and maintain training documentation and materials • Advise editorial offices and authors in obtaining art and permissions to meet print and publication standards • Employ effective strategies for working with authors and other professionals from diverse backgrounds and life experiences; sensitivity to concerns relating to race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, ability/disability, equity, inclusion

III. Facilitate Smooth Departmental Operations; Exchange of Information & Materials with other DUP teams (15%) • Work with colleagues and supervisor to define interdepartmental protocols and procedures • Identify, develop, and manage special projects designed to build departmental skills, assets, or operational infrastructure

IV. Manage Outsourcing of Production Work to Vendors (15%) • Provide vendors with complete materials, clear direction, and accurate information about DUP practices, tools, and policies; monitor vendor compliance to DUP standards and practices • Provide regular feedback to vendors, identify problem trends, and initiate resolution of issues • Manage vendor schedules to ensure deadlines are met

V. Ensure Quality of Both Print and Digital Formats throughout the Production Process (15%) • Ensure completeness and integrity of submitted publication materials; ensure that all manuscript submissions conform to DUP protocols • Assess digital graphics for print publication suitability; consult with Design team on graphics preparation; work with external editorial offices and internal Design team to troubleshoot problem files • Approve print production stages, or identify and resolve problems with print vendors to ensure speed and quality of print version

VI. Administer Job-Related Costs (15%) • Review vendor invoices for accuracy and compliance with DUP invoicing standards; work with vendors to revise disputed charges; process and submit invoices for payment within net terms • Maintain electronic financial records in compliance with departmental guidelines Work Experience: Generally preferred 1–2 years of relevant experience in a publication production-related setting sufficient to have acquired knowledge in one or more of the following areas: project management, typography, digital graphics, graphic design, editing, or printing.

Education/Training: Work requires strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor’s degree program. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and XML workflows, though not required, is strongly preferred. Knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style preferred but not essential.

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, 9196873600, (919) 688-8402 (fax)
Email: email
Postal Mail:
905 W Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
Web Page: https://www.dukeupress.edu/About/Job-Opportunities/Job-Postings/Journals-Production-Coordinator

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