Local 3882 - Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff (UCATS)
General Office Administration
Incumbent will work for two Editors at NYU Press. Responsibilities will include screening and review of unsolicited manuscripts. Assist with review and promotions procedures. Prepare manuscripts for copyediting and transmittal. Draft catalog and jacket copy. Draft and produce routine communications for supervisor's review. Arrange meetings, travel, conferences, and special events. Train, assign and review work of casuals and/or student employees. Complete other clerical duties as needed.
Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Required Experience: 2 years' office experience including editorial experience.
Preferred Experience: Experience working for a large University Press preferred.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent communication and editing skills. Proficiency using intermediate word processing and spreadsheet applications. Moderate accurate keyboarding skills (40-59 words per minute).
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: MS Word and Excel preferred.