Job opening detail :
Sr Acquisitions Editor
posted: June 4, 2019
Offered by:
University of New Mexico Press
$3,434.31 to $5,151.47 monthly
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
Albuquerque, NM
The UNM Press seeks to hire a Sr. Acquisitions Editor to be a part of a well-known and respected publisher in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, indigenous studies, Latin American studies, American studies, Chicana/o studies, art, architecture, and the history, literature, ecology, and cultures of the American West. The Sr. Acquisitions Editor will solicit, evaluate, and secure book-length manuscripts from authors, and perform all editorial activities with respect to manuscripts acquired, ensuring that all published work meets established standards for appearance and content. Manuscripts may be in a highly technical, scientific, or specialized field of endeavor. He/she will participate in long-range list planning and development.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree; at least 4 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
• Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. At least 4 years of Acquisitions experience in a university press or trade publishing environment
2. Proven ability to recruit and maintain networks of authors, peer reviewers, advisors, series editors
3. Experience acquiring in one or more of the following disciplines: Anthropology/Archaeology; Latin American Studies; Native American Studies; US History
4. Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
5. Ability to develop and implement accurate title budgets and sales forecasts.
6. Experience managing the peer-review process.
Leah Boetger
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