Hesperia, Editorial Assistant (ASCSA Publications Office)

Institution Name 
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Position Rank 
Other
If Other, Please Specify 
part-time, year round
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
June 3, 2022
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
No

The Publications Office of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, in Princeton, NJ, has a part-time opening for a well-organized and highly motivated individual to support the Editor and Assistant Editor of Hesperia in all stages of production for the ASCSA’s award-winning journal on Greek archaeology and material culture.

The Editorial Assistant will be part of a small, friendly team that works closely with authors to produce scholarly publications of the highest quality. Responsibilities include conducting bibliographical research and formatting, performing artwork assessments, converting manuscripts for production, proofreading, and liaising directly with authors, as well as other production tasks as requested by the Editor.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Classical Studies, Archaeology, or a related field
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Familiarity with applying author and style guidelines (e.g., the Chicago Manual of Style)
  • Proficiency in Ancient Greek (minimum two semesters)
  • Computer literacy and the ability to work in an electronic workflow

Preferred:

  • Previous experience in an editorial role
  • Knowledge or experience with ASCSA Publications Author Guidelines
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop and InDesign

The Hesperia Editorial Assistant reports directly to the Editor of Hesperia, with the ability to work remotely or in a hybrid arrangement at the Princeton, NJ, office. The position is 17 hours per week, year-round, with an annual salary of $20,000. Applicants must already have the legal right to work in the United States.

Prospective applicants should submit a cover letter and resume (in PDF format), as well as the names of two individuals willing to serve as references, online at: https://ascsa.submittable.com/submit/656006a2-2e28-45cd-b7bc-5dc62bb67715/hesperia-editorial-assistant

The closing date for applications is Friday, June 3, 2022. The position begins July 1, 2022.

ASCSA is an EO/AA Employer

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, color, religion, ethnic origin, or disability when considering admission to any form of membership or application for employment.

Course Load 
This position does not require any teaching
Placement Year 

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