Gettysburg College invites applications for the position of Managing Editor of The Gettysburg Review, the College’s award-winning national quarterly literary journal. The Managing Editor is responsible for all aspects of the journal’s production, including creation of a production schedule, manuscript preparation, copyediting, author negotiations, and coordination with printer and other vendors. Additional duties include budget management, acquisition and administration of grants, marketing and promotion, supervision of student workers and interns, office management, and other tasks as assigned by the Editor.
The successful candidate will have two to three years experience in publishing and one to three years experience in copyediting and proofreading. The candidate should possess at least a BA degree, preferably also an MA or MFA. In addition to knowledge of contemporary literature, the candidate should be sensitive to the nuances of language, syntax, spelling, punctuation, and grammar, including experience with Chicago Manual of Style. Additionally applicants should be comfortable with social media and should have a working knowledge of either InDesign or Quark.
Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues and community members.
Please visit our website to submit application materials through our new on-line system: http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/2828. Application materials must be received by January 4, 2019.
Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.