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Production Editor II

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Production Editor II
Posting Title Production Editor II
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY (TAMU)
Posting Number S00147FY18
Salary Commensurate
Pay Basis Annually
Job Close Date
Geographic Location College Station
Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No
EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

The Production Editor II works with Production Editors to produce expedition publications and other program materials. Coordinate with members of the editorial and graphics sections to maintain style and consistency. Apply standard formats, style guidelines, and workflow procedures. Coordinate at least one area for the Production section.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Two years of related experience in electronic publishing and printing.

Preferred Education and Experience
Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations


Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations


Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of – Proficiency in the use of publication software. Advanced knowledge of HTML and CSS. Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors

Detailed Job Duties

Duties Performed

Produce draft and final products for IODP riser, riserless, and mission-specific expedition volume materials, reports, and expedition research manuscripts. Provide postcruise meeting support. Produce publications for special projects. Perform legacy tasks for previous program materials. Lay out chapter galleys for author review, and apply author changes. Assist with producing interactive PDFs and HTML translations and web content. Prepare volume zip files to be included with the electronic volume. Prepare volume front matter and ensure contents are complete and correct.

Duties Performed

Coordinate one or more production section tasks such as: Registering digital object identifier (DOI) metadata to CrossRef; Registering CrossMark metadata to CrossRef; Updating the production volume schedule posting. Administrative: Attend section, department, and program meetings; Attend JRSO Team meetings as assigned; Maintain email communication with Expedition Project Managers and scientific participants; Organize and maintain publications files to preserve version control; Maintain activity, time, and leave records; Keep current with TAMU-required training.

Duties Performed

Understand and implement IODP style for publications materials. Understand the publication workflow from submission to publication. Use available resources are to find information. Participate as needed or assigned in ongoing research into software, hardware, and other technologies or techniques that will streamline production and keep IODP publications technically current. Learn production techniques beyond the basics. Assist with training Production Editor I staff on basic production tasks. Attend advanced software training as assigned.

Duties Performed

Carry out standards and style guidelines for quality control. Ensure quality, consistency, and completeness in all publications. Proof HTML and PDF online publications and other web content. Work with graphics and editorial sections to promote consistency throughout each volume.

Duties Performed

Perform other duties as assigned. Assist with special projects as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you see this position advertised?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Workplace Diversity
    • Work in Texas
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Job Fair
    • This Website
    • Other
  2. If you selected Other, please let us know where you saw the position advertised.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have knowledge of/proficiency in the use of publication software as well as advanced knowledge of HTML and CSS?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3