Copy Editor Position Available on the NASIG Newsletter Editorial Board

Dear NASIG Members,

We are seeking a second copy editor to assist with the publication of the NASIG Newsletter. To apply, please send a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and a writing sample to by Monday, February 10th.

Copy Editor 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 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 to the PDF Editor by each issue’s copy editing target date

Required Qualities and Skills: 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); access to a recent version of Microsoft Word; convenient internet access for upload/download from the Digital Commons site

Desired Qualifications: Previous copy editing experience, experience with Digital Commons software

Deadline: February 10th

To apply: Send a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and a writing sample to by February 10th.

Kate B. Moore
Incoming Editor-in-Chief
Assistant Librarian
Coordinator of Electronic Resources
Indiana University Southeast

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