Aug 10, 2023 - Human Kinetics is hiring a remote Managing Editor- Journals. 📍Location: USA.
Human Kinetics is headquartered in Champaign, IL. This position is eligible for on-site or remote work. Remote workers may not reside in CA, NY, or the city of Chicago.
Human Kinetics is committed to building a more diverse workforce. We welcome BIPOC candidates and others who identify with underrepresented groups to apply.
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Manages the overall success of 2–4 assigned journals. Supports and guides the Editors and Editorial Boards. Responsible for publication of articles within assigned journals from start to finish within the necessary timeline to ensure journal articles and issues are published in a timely and accurate fashion. Works with the journal Editor to set the issue TOC and then handles the necessary proofreading tasks to see the issue to completion.
Manages the effective functioning of peer review in the submission content management system of an assigned journal portfolio by promptly, accurately, and diplomatically processing all systemic aspects of peer review. The JME supports and assists the Journals Editorial Assistant II (JEAII), Editors, editorial boards, authors, and reviewers while they work through peer review of submitted articles. The JME is responsible for ensuring prompt delivery of accepted articles to the production team after the peer review process has concluded.
Acts as a front-facing representative of the division by engaging directly with customers, journal board members, vendors, and production partners and ensuring professional customer service/collaboration to all of these parties.
Education: Bachelor's degree required.
Required Experience: 2-3 years of project management experience with other job-related experience that shows skilled attention to detail and competence applying rules of editing and grammar.
Preferred Experience: 4 years of project management and at least 1 year of direct editorial experience.
Attention to detail
Planning and organizing
Office Equipment: Frequent computer use. Occasional phone use and rare use of a copier.
Mental Demands: Frequent problem-solving, decision-making, organization, and reading/writing skills. Occasional data-interpretation and rare supervisory skills required.
Working Conditions: Indoor, office environment.
Physical Demands: Frequent sitting. Rarely standing, walking, driving, lifting, or carrying.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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