|Director and Publisher|
|University of Hawaii Press|
|Director and Publisher, University of Hawai‘i Press|
Supervising 28 professionals, the Director oversees all planning, fiscal, editorial, production, marketing, sales, and fundraising activities of UH Press. The Director must be an innovative leader and communicator with a thorough understanding of the diverse challenges facing scholarly communications today—challenges that involve not only academic publishers, but also libraries, universities, scholars, and booksellers. In addition to supervising day-to-day operations and activities, the Director will be expected to advance UH Press’ development of electronic publishing, foster and enhance financial support from foundations and other sources, and work with University faculty and administrators to further the Press’ role in expanding the University’s academic objectives and reputation.
UH Mānoa is one of the premier institutions of higher learning in the Pacific and belongs to an international community of research universities. It is the flagship campus of the UH System and enrolls more than 20,000 students. UH Mānoa is one of the nation’s few land-, sea-, and space-grant institutions, and plays a vital role in serving Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific communities through education, research, outreach, and service. Many of the University’s fields of study relate directly to the distinctive geographical and cultural setting of Hawai‘i, an island community with diverse ecosystems and an exceptional diversity of cultures. For more information about UH Mānoa and UH Press, please go to http://www.manoa.hawaii.edu and http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu.
Nominations, inquiries, and application information
Nominations, inquiries, and applications are being accepted for this position. Review of applications will begin on Friday, September 21, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by Friday, October 5, 2012. Candidates must submit a cover letter summarizing their interest and qualifications for the position, a current resume, and the names of four (4) professional references, including title and contact information. For a job description and search information, please go to www.manoa.hawaii.edu/executivesearch/uhp. E-mail correspondence/submittal is strongly encouraged. Please send materials to:
University of Hawaiˈi at Mānoa UHP Director Search
The University of Hawaiˈi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and encourages applications from and nominations of women and minority candidates.