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 <http://www.elementascience.org/>. 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 31 December 2016, with potential for renewal.
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.
RANK AND SALARY
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care; retirement plans, including TIAA-CREF; and relocation assistance.
Dartmouth College is a highly selective undergraduate college with distinguished graduate schools of business, engineering, medicine and 20 graduate programs primarily in the sciences. Dartmouth has remained at the forefront of American higher education since 1769. At the heart of Dartmouth College is one of the oldest research libraries in the United States. Nine libraries, distributed across various academic centers, house the 3 million volume collection and provide access to a rich array of digital resources supported by a technically robust network environment. The Library fosters intellectual growth and advances the teaching and research missions of the College by supporting excellence and innovation in education and research, managing and delivering scholarly content, and partnering in the development and dissemination of new scholarship.
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.
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.