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Editor of Books

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please attach a letter of interest (cover letter), resume/CV, and three letters of support.

Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number FP581W
Role Code Title Prof/Lecturer/11-12Mth
Position Title Editor of Books
Position Summary

The Editor of Books superintendents the OI’s prestigious book series, co-published with the University of North Carolina Press. The Editor is primarily responsible for acquiring manuscripts, for substantive editing, and for supervising the books program and books program staff. Additional responsibilities include representing the OI at scholarly and other events, including conferences.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree and significant or extensive professional level experience or specialized expertise.
• Demonstrated ability to assess and develop book manuscripts with potential for significant contribution to scholarship.
• Demonstrated editorial experience and strong communication skills.
• Experience in or demonstrated aptitude for managing a book program and its staff
• Experience in or aptitude for administration and management in higher education and scholarly publishing.

Preferred Qualifications

• Graduate degree in history or related humanities field preferred.

• Familiarity with the broad field of early American studies preferred.

Advertised Pay Range Commensurate with experience
Department OIEAHC - 371000
Location William & Mary
University Salary Range

Job Open Date 12/12/2016
Review Begin Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Employment Category Professional FT
Position Term 12-Month
Special Application Instructions

Please attach a letter of interest (cover letter), resume/CV, and three letters of support.

Conditions of Employment:

• This position requires additional hours beyond the typical work week, to include occasional overnight and weekend work as needed to meet the business needs of the operation.

• Position is restricted to funding.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Supplemental Question

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Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
  4. Other 2
  5. Other 3
Optional Documents