Dear NASIG Members,
We are seeking a conference 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, February 17th.
Conference Editor Position Description:
The Conference 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 the September issue of the Newsletter requires a period of very intensive work within short turn-around times in the 2-3 weeks pre-conference and in the 4 weeks post-conference. The editor will find this commitment requires occasional evening and/or weekend hours.
Specific, Routine Tasks:
• Coordinate assignment of reporters for all conference sessions
• Meet and/or communicate with reporters at the conference to ensure coverage
• Coordinate submission of all conference reports
• Copy edit all submissions and route them for final approval to the Editor-in-Chief by the September issue’s copy editing target date
• Follow the established Style Sheet, input basic style and formatting details
Required Qualities and Skills: good copy editing skills; ability to organize conference reporters, manage deadlines, and ensure the timely completion of the conference report section of the September issue of the NASIG Newsletter; access to a recent version of Microsoft Word; convenient internet access for upload/download from the Digital Commons site.
Conference attendance is required for this position.
Desired Qualities and Skills: Previous copy editing experience, experience with Digital Commons software
Deadline: February 17th
To apply: Send a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and a writing sample to email@example.com by February 10th.
All Newsletter Editorial Board members serve at the pleasure of the Editor-in-Chief. The Newsletter Editorial Board charge is available here.
Kate B. Moore
Coordinator of Electronic Resources
Indiana University Southeast