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Title: Publishing position at HURI/Harvard
[from Tymish Holowinsky, Executive Director of HURI. Inquiries may be made to him at holowins@fas.harvard.edu.]

HURI Publications Manager

Position Description
The Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Publications Manager.  The individual holding this position will manage the efforts of the publications staff and will oversee the Institute's publication of monographs, sources, and scholarly journal, Harvard Ukrainian Studies, as well as other related projects.

Duties And Responsibilities include: assisting the editorial board in the establishment of publishing polices/practices, and in the review of submitted manuscripts; managing the preparation of manuscripts for publication; determining timelines and priorities; coordinating the publications staff; editing text; maintaining contact with authors; hiring outside service providers; acting as principal contact for outside vendors, printers, designers, and editors; handling copyrights, permissions, and royalties; monitoring publisher-author agreements; compiling and writing reports related to publications operations; assisting Institute staff in the production of newsletters and brochures; and performing other related duties as required.

Requirements:  Ph.D. preferably in Ukrainian or Slavic studies. Professional experience in a publishing environment, preferably handling scholarly monographs/journals. Familiarity with the Ukrainian studies field; knowledge of current issues desirable.  Demonstrated knowledge of Ukrainian and/or Slavic languages, strongly preferred. Native or near native proficiency in English. Proficiency in other European languages a plus.  Demonstrated knowledge of copy-editing principles; strong copy-editing and proofing skills; excellent transliteration skills.  Management experience and knowledge of book production, publication finance, inventory control, marketing, and distribution. Familiarity with online telecommunications publishing.  Proficiency with Macintosh and PC publications software. Experience working with print vendors.

Application Process:  Applications from interested individuals must be posted by July 15, 2005 to the Harvard University employment website: http://atwork.harvard.edu/employment. Bring up the job notice ³Requisition #23262² and use the on-line application feature described there.  In addition, all applicants must arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover (postmarked no later than July 15) to the Publications Position Search Committee, Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University, 1583 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138. 

A complete description of duties and responsibilities may be viewed on the Institute¹s website: http://www.huri.harvard.edu/ .

Please note that upon submitting credentials, applicants will become part of Harvard¹s applicant database, and may be considered for other suitable positions at the University.
Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

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