- A degree from a 4-year college or university plus a minimum of 2 years of experience in scholarly publishing (internships included).
- A combination of equivalent education and work experience may be substituted for the above requirements.
- Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, a sharp eye for detail, and an exceptional ability to organize workflow and anticipate and solve problems.
- Ability to work independently and manage a multitude of tasks and ever-changing priorities within strict deadlines.
- Ability to adapt to frequently changing technologies and procedures.
- Ability to establish, develop, and maintain high functioning working relationships with authors, in-house staff, and freelancers.
- Ability to maintain, and operate from, a perspective that encompasses the entire mission of the Press.
- Basic computer skills such as Acrobat, Word, Excel, Access, and Biblio. A working knowledge of on-screen editing is essential.
- Enthusiasm for collaboration, and commitment to PUP’s professional code of conduct, located at https://press.princeton.edu/about/mission-values.
- While the Princeton, NJ office is currently closed due to the pandemic, once the office reopens, interested candidates who prefer to work on-site will be able to work from the Press’s NJ office for networking and professional development. Flexibility with in-office days will be permitted as the Press supports hybrid work.
Base Salary: $46,000/year plus a comprehensive benefits package. Starting salary may be negotiable based on relevant skills and prior experience.
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 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.
Application Instructions: Submit cover letter* and resume, at PUP’s application website.
*Please include in your cover letter salary requirements and a description of what you’re currently reading and what’s on your “to read” list.
Due to application volume, only finalists will be contacted. For more information on Princeton University Press, visit http://press.princeton.edu/.
Princeton University Press is an equal opportunity employer and employs individuals based on their abilities. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.