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|Director of Publications|
|The Geological Society of America|
|Organization: Geological Society of America|
Location: Geological Society of America Headquarters, Boulder, Colorado
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
The Geological Society of America seeks a Director of Publications with vision and industry experience to lead the Society’s journals and books through the evolving publications landscape.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Director of Publications
The Director of Publications directs the management and coordination of the Society’s Publications services, including editorial, production, marketing, and subscription fulfillment. His/her primary responsibilities are GSA’s print and online journal and books program, including technical development, pricing, licensing, marketing, and sales activities.
Specific Duties Include:
Professional Experience and Qualifications:
While it is not necessary that the candidate have a background in the sciences, a proven understanding of the culture of scientific professionals will be a significant asset. The successful candidate will have proven writing skills and will be comfortable speaking before a group of professionals.
The selected candidate will be willing to relocate to Boulder, Colorado, if not already located close enough to work at GSA headquarters, and should be willing to travel at least 2–3 times per year. Qualified candidates will be subject to a background check.
The contract with the company that hosts the Society’s online journal and books site will expire at the end of the year. Describe the steps you would take as you consider to renew or select a new host, and the factors you would consider in making your decision.
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Review of applications will begin on 15 April 2013 and the ad will remain open until the position is filled.
Note: Incomplete applications will not be considered
The Geological Society of America: