STEPS Editorial, Design, Production Assistant
STEPS Editorial, Design, Production AssistantRequisition Number:
89004:University PressWork Location:
Lexington, KYSalary Range:
$15/hourType of Position:
TemporaryPosition Time Status :
BARequired Related Experience:
1 yearRequired License/Registration/Certification:
Sitting for long periodsShift:
20 hours week between M-F, 8-5Job Summary:
The University Press of Kentucky publishes 50-60 academic and trade books per year, and its Editorial, Design & Production team is responsible for the editing, typesetting, and manufacturing of each title. This part-time position would assist EDP staff with tasks related to book production, including file prep; photo/art review; importation, resizing, and reformatting of art files; checking and adjusting print specifications; uploading files to printing partners; prepping and uploading files to EPUB vendors; monitoring status of ongoing projects; entering status updates into a press-wide database. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign and Photoshop, in particular) is required. Experience with publishing is preferred.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
Preferred 3 years related experienceUniversity Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.