• Editorial Assistant

    Posting Number 2018-4710
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/25/2018 9:00 AM)
    Location : Location
    US-NY-New York
    Department
    NYU Press/Editorial
    School/Division
    Division of Libraries (LB1082)
    Compensation Grade
    Local 3882 - 09
    Union
    Local 3882 - Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff (UCATS)
    FT/PT
    Full-Time
    Category
    General Office Administration
  • Position Summary

    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.

    Qualifications

    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.

    Additional Information

    EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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