- A minimum of 1-year experience working in non-profit, publishing, or university administration or relevant work experience required.
- A minimum of 1-year of program coordination experience, or a similar role focused on coordination and logistics with an emphasis on process/program creation and implementation is ideal.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate logistics of organizational programs is required.
- Compelling communication, research, and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to exercise sound judgment, positivity, and diplomacy in working with internal and external groups and when dealing with sensitive and highly confidential issues.
- Outstanding critical thinking skills to achieve well-reasoned decisions and effective problem resolution in support of organizational priorities.
- Passion for and commitment to inclusive collaboration and multicultural sensitivity.
- An agile and self-motivated learner who can manage deadlines and demonstrates curiosity.
- Genuine interest in organizational culture and employee engagement/well-being. A demonstrated ability to liaise and effectively engage and work with individuals from diverse educational, cultural, and professional backgrounds is ideal.
- Strong relationship-building skills. Ability to connect and engage with people while maintaining a broad, organizational perspective.
- Ability to efficiently manage difficult or sensitive situations.
- Ability to maintain calm and professional manner under pressure and with shifting priorities.
- Ability to effectively collect, analyze, synthesize and present information in multiple forums.
- Prior experience with equity and inclusion initiatives and working on cultural initiatives and effectively collaborating with organizational stakeholders at all levels preferred.
- Command of technology used to support PUP operations (Microsoft Office Suite).
- While the Princeton, NJ office is currently closed due to the pandemic, once the office reopens interested candidates need be able to work from the Press’s NJ office.
PUP is a strong advocate for greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in the university press community. Individuals who are members of groups underrepresented in academic publishing (which is, according to research by Lee & Low, historically a majority white, straight, cisgender, and nondisabled industry) are encouraged to apply. The Press provides a comprehensive and affordable benefits package and is located in a historic building on Princeton University’s campus that is walking distance from downtown Princeton with easy car access to Route 1 and walking distance from the Princeton train station.
Base Salary: $40,000/year plus a comprehensive benefits package. Starting salary may be negotiable based on relevant skills and prior experience.
Application Instructions: Submit cover letter* and resume at PUP’s application website.
*Please include in your cover letter salary requirements and a description of a program you have implemented that you are most proud of and why.
Due to application volume, only finalists will be contacted. For more information on Princeton University Press, visit http://press.princeton.edu/.