JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: PUBLICATIONS COORDINATOR
The mission of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGR) is to discover, collect, preserve, and share the history, cultural heritage, and genealogical legacy of Germanic Settlers in the Russian Empire.
Founded in 1968, we have 3,000 members worldwide, a museum campus with replica buildings and artifacts of German Russian heritage, a robust publishing program, and a research library that houses the largest collection of German Russian ancestral records and documents in the Western Hemisphere.
You are invited to learn more about us at: ahsgr.org
Responsible for AHSGR publications and outreach materials and works with staff, board members, editors, authors, reviewers, and printing firms
This position serves as the primary staff person responsible for AHSGR publications and reports to the AHSGR Executive Director. In carrying out their responsibilities, the person will also work directly with the Editorial and Publications Committee Chair on issues and problems related to AHSGR publications and follows established published policies and procedures. This person will also work interactively and cooperatively with other AHSGR staff members and volunteers. Publications published by AHSGR include books and monographs, the AHSGR Journal, the AHSGR Newsletter, Jugendzeitung (our Youth Publication), Clues, and an annual convention booklet and program. In working on these publications, the Publications Coordinator will work with assigned managing editors, authors, reviewers, and the responsible printing firm. The person in this position is responsible for maintaining necessary records on publications and advising the Executive Director and Editorial and Publications Chair of opportunities, issues, and problems related to AHSGR publications.
The following specific responsibilities are included:
An undergraduate degree plus a minimum of two years of experience in writing, editing, page design and layout, and online and print publications.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Resumes must be received by June 10, 2022. Email cover letter, resume, and a writing/design sample in PDF format or via an online link to email@example.com using the job title and your name in the subject line (example:Publications_ Sally Smith). All attachments should include your name in the file name (example: Sally Smith_Resume). Interviews will be scheduled for mid-June.
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