Newsletter seeking additional copy editor

Dear NASIG Members,

We are seeking an additional copy editor to assist with the publication of the NASIG Newsletter.

Position Description:

The Copy Editor works closely with the Editor-in-Chief and other Newsletter Editorial Board members to ensure timely and effective production of the NASIG Newsletter, and to develop and implement improvements for its process, policies, content, structure, and appearance.

Production of individual Newsletter issues often requires short periods of intensive work within short turn-around times. Members of the Newsletter Editorial Board routinely find this commitment requires occasional evening and/or weekend hours.

Specific, Routine Tasks:

* Download and copy edit all submissions from the Digital Commons site, including review of conference reports, approved by the Editor-in-Chief

* Following the established style sheet, input basic style and formatting details

* Upload all articles to the Digital Commons site and assign the PDF Editor by each issue’s copy editing target date

Required Qualities and Skills: reliability; flexibility; initiative; creativity; dedication to producing a high quality and timely product; effective communication and organization skills; ability to maintain good working relationships with others, esp. within in a geographically dispersed team; convenient internet access for upload/download from the Digital Commons site; excellent copy editing skills; ability to complete all copy editing for an issue within the designated time frame (normally this is a maximum of 1 week); excellent skills with recent version of MS Word

Desired Qualifications: Previous copy editing experience.

Deadline: September 20th

To apply: Send a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and a writing sample to angela.dresselhaus@usu.edu by Sept. 20th.

Regards,

Angela Dresselhaus
Newsletter Editor-in-Chief

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