Publishing Coordinator

Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 22, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Publishing Coordinator

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Col of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $18.38 per hour or higher depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
Responsible for providing high-level administrative support duties for the U of I Extension Publishing department, including selling, stocking and distributing inventory of publications and promotional materials; assisting with publishing processes under the direction of the Publishing Director; scheduling department calendars and facilities; acting as the primary office contact for faculty members, staff, students, and external stakeholders; and performing other related office support duties at publications office on the Moscow campus.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Three years of experience in publishing and administrative support.

- Experience in written communication skills; proofreading and editing.

- Experience in office support functions including word processing; filing; composing a variety of business documents; researching, compiling and summarizing data from reports; and financial record keeping methods.

- Experience using computer software and applications for word processing, email, internet searches, and data organization.

- Experience in customer service skills, organizational and decision-making skills, good attention to detail.

- Must be a self-starter who can work independently with little or no supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in office management, business, or related field.

- Five years of experience in publishing, inventory management, and administrative support.

- Excellent verbal communication skills.

- Experience with Acumen accounting software.

- Experience with Manuscript FastTrack system.

- Experience providing document layout and design, using Adobe Creative Cloud and, specifically Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Publisher.

- Knowledge of the University of Idaho and University of Idaho Extension.

- A demonstrated ability to work professionally with people from a variety of backgrounds.

- Demonstrated ability to work under stress, prioritize projects, perform last minute duties under deadline, and maintain confidentiality.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
- Must be able to lift, carry, and/or otherwise move up to 50 pounds.

- Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.

- Some evening and weekend availability.

Posting Number: SP002596P

Posting Date: 09/21/2020

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
First consideration will be given to those who apply by October 18, 2020. The position will remain open until a suitable applicant pool has been identified.

In addition to the online application and resume, individuals should submit a letter of qualification.

IMPORTANT: To be considered, your “Letter of Qualification” must address EACH of the required qualifications, including pertinent education and/or experience. In addition, to improve your ranking during the evaluation process, address as many of the Preferred Qualifications as possible. Information on a resume will not be accepted as a substitute for submitting a Letter of Qualification.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.