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Publications Manager at UCLA-CMRS

Submitted by ccarlin on 4 June 2017 - 10:25am

Job Posting at UCLA Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies

Requisition Number: 25897

Job Title: Editor, Principal Working Title: Publications Manager

The Publications Manager is responsible for all aspects of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS) publications program, including: negotiating agreements and contracts, identifying potential authors, contributors, or publishers; critically evaluating manuscript submissions and directing them to editorial board members or readers for peer review; editing, proofreading, and translating manuscripts for publication; and overseeing the publication production from manuscript submission to the delivery of digital print-ready files to the publisher.

CMRS’s internationally acclaimed publications include:

  • Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies (a scholarly journal published in three 400page issues per year);
  • Cursor Mundi: Viator Studies of the Medieval and Early Modern World (a series of book-length works, three to five volumes published per year);
  • Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (a graduate student journal published annually); and,
  • International Encyclopedia for the Middle Ages Online (approximately 100,000 words of text translated and edited per year).

As an integral member of the CMRS team, the Publications Manager works closely with:

  1. The CMRS Director and faculty to develop and implement new publication projects and digital publishing initiatives, as well as to provide them with one-to-one editorial assistance;
  2. The CMRS Assistant Director to plan publication-related budgets and programming;
  3. The Program Coordinator to integrate publications into CMRS’s conferences and events;
  4. The CMRS Publicity and Technical Specialist to promote CMRS publications through the web, social media, and other digital technologies; and
  5. The CMRS Financial Analyst to process revenue deposits and royalty and payments to readers and assistant editors.

For a list of required qualifications and to apply, see: mycareer.ucla.edu.

Application Deadline: 18 June 2017.

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