STEPS Acquisitions Assistant
STEPS Acquisitions 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:
25 hours week between M-F, 8-5Job Summary:
The University Press of Kentucky publishes 50-60 academic and trade books per year. This part-time position will assist acquisitions staff with tasks related to acquiring titles and with manuscript preparation; monitoring status of ongoing projects; entering status updates into a press-wide database. Experience with publishing is preferred.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
Publishing; attention to detail; communicationDoes 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.