Production Coordinator

Location
Chicago
Posted
Jan 26, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
About The Unit:

Unit Job Summary: Responsible for all book production functions required for new books and reprints in various stages of production. Manage approximately 65-80 new and reprint book projects at any time, including monographs in all disciplines, trade books, illustrated books in art/architecture, science, anthropology, among others.

Unit Education: Bachelor's degree required.

Unit Experience: A minimum of two years of publishing experience preferred.

Unit Job Function Competencies: High degree of organization and the ability to handle many projects required. Ability to adapt to new technologies and to changes in internal processes required. Excellent interpersonal skills in relating to peers and supervisors required. Excellent written and verbal communications skills required. Knowledge of MicroSoft Office, including Excel and Word, required. Experience with Adobe Acrobat, preferred. Experience with POD/SRDP manufacturing preferred. Ability to work cordially and effectively with managers, peers, and vendors to ensure publication schedules are met required. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously required. Ability to have flexibility to deal with last-minute changes on projects required. An interest in learning about and applying new technologies as needed required.