Editorial Coordinator position open

Job Description: Editorial Coordinator – William and Mary Quarterly

Position Summary

The Editorial Coordinator is responsible for the basic management of the publication processes for the William and Mary Quarterly.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Strong organizational skills; reliability; detail-oriented

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in history, especially Early American studies

Job Duties

  1. Intake of submitted manuscripts and peer reviewer reports for the William and Mary Quarterly.  Tasks include receiving manuscripts from authors, replying to authors, sharing to Editor, updating workflow and cloud storage websites, managing correspondence between Editor and authors and peer reviewers at each stage of the review process. (75%)
  2. Management of copyright submissions for journal through the offices at the Library of Congress. Management of copyright records and permission requests.  (15%)
  3. Producing and disseminating publication reports, including collecting and analyzing information on submitted and reviewed manuscripts and facilitating communication with the Editorial Board. (5%)
  4. Administrative support for Editors as needed, including digital filing of manuscripts, reviews, and publication production information as well as subscription information. (5%)

Contract Terms

This is a part-time position, 20 hours per week, at $20 per hour, with the option to WORK REMOTELY.

Omohundro Institute Mission Statement

Our scope encompasses the history and cultures of North America from circa 1450 to 1820 and includes related developments in Africa, the British Isles, the Caribbean, Europe, and Latin America. In a rapidly changing academic and economic environment, we promote scholars and their scholarship via our publications, conferences, and fellowships. Through a variety of media and formats, we curate conversations among junior and senior scholars and a broad range of interested intellectuals.

To Apply: Please send cover letter, c.v. or resume, and names and contact information for three references to oidirector@wm.eduApplications will be accepted until position is filled.

The Omohundro Institute values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, publications, and programs of the OI. We are co-sponsored by Colonial Williamsburg and William & Mary and observe their practices as Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.