Senior Production Editor

Nov 30, 2011
Dec 30, 2011
Mary Pullen
Other, Publishing
Full Time
ALA Editions, the book-publishing imprint of the American Library Association, seeks a senior production editor.

Working under the direction of the managing editor, the senior production editor will be responsible for the editorial production of books and serial publications for ALA Editions, Huron Street Press, and Library Technology Reports. Includes, evaluating manuscripts; supervising freelance copy editors, proofreaders, and indexers; and maintaining author relationships while adhering to set production schedules. Basic design and composition as needed.

Requirements: minimum of two to three years of book publishing experience and responsibility for the editorial production process. Bachelors degree. Must be proficient in MS Word and have experience with Adobe InDesign. Expert knowledge of the University of Chicago Manual of Style and ability to work under deadline pressure with strict attention to detail are essential.

Starting salary range from the high 30s; negotiable based on experience.

ALA has an excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, generous paid vacation and a retirement annuity.


Apply online at including your resume and cover letter.


Send resume and cover letter to:

American Library Association
Human Resources Department
Ref: srprodeditALAEditions
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Fax: 312/280-5270

The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer.

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