STEPS Acquisitions Assistant

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Job Title:

STEPS Acquisitions Assistant

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

89004:University Press

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:


Required Related Experience:

1 year

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

Sitting for long periods


25 hours week between M-F, 8-5

Job 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; communication

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Preferred 3 years related experience

University 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.




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Posted: 5/9/2021
Application Due: 8/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time