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Director, LibraryPress


Lead the development and dissemination of scholarly and educational publications. Manage projects from proposal to publication, oversee editorial processes, and collaborate with various stakeholders to promote open access materials.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Manage publishing initiatives and collaborate with key stakeholders.
  • Supervise staff and interns and support their professional development.
  • Develop and implement programs to enhance digital publication capacity.
  • Coordinate with other departments for software evaluation and preservation efforts.
  • Lead communication strategies and manage project budgets.
  • Collaborate on digital publication projects and coordinate with authors and editors.
  • Lead design efforts, ensuring high-quality and visually appealing publications.
  • Supervise design-related activities and maintain style guidelines.
  • Manage the production process and inspect print proofs for accuracy.
  • Upload publications to digital platforms and ensure adherence to accessibility requirements.
  • Format content and review for quality and compliance.
  • Participate in departmental activities, committees, and special projects as needed.

Education and Experience

Master’s degree in appropriate area of specialization and four years of appropriate experience or a bachelor’s degree in appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position does have supervisory responsibilities.


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