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Editorial Assistant - Foster Business Library

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Posted 28 August, 2014. Closes 28 September, 2014


Foster Business Library

Job Title:

Editorial Assistant

Date Posted:

28 August, 2014

Closing Date:

28 September, 2014, 11:45pm [extended]

Number Available:



$9.70 per hour


8 - 10 hours per week; flexible, between 9 am and 5 pm


  • Copy editing and processing of journal manuscripts for Internet Reference Services Quarterly, a scholarly library-science, peer-reviewed journal publication.
  • Maintaining journal manuscript communications through online production database.
  • Monitoring journal's social media presence.
  • Writing and editing correspondence related to journal business, including communications with authors, reviewers and publisher's office staff.
  • Searching library catalog.
  • Editing and proofreading library communications.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills.
  • Detail-oriented.

Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with academic research and writing.

      Application Process:

      1. Complete a UW Libraries student job application form. To ensure compatibility and consideration, complete the application form using Adobe Reader (some programs, including versions of Mac Preview, are not fully compatible with PDF forms).
      2. Submit the following materials by uploading them to the Library student employment online dropbox.
        • Application form
        • Cover letter
        • Resume

      Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

      For additional information or questions regarding student job opportunities, or for assistance with the application process, please contact the Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:
      Erik Dahl