The Editor and Publisher directs the development and implementation of a long-term business strategy to maintain CHOICE’s competitive position in the higher education marketplace and ensure ongoing fiscal sustainability. This includes new product development, reenvisioning existing products, and the forging of new partnerships to maximize revenue generation through new and existing revenue streams such as subscriptions, licenses, product sales, and advertising.
Requirements: Minimum of 15 years in publishing with 3 to 5 years of management experience in both print and online publishing. An advanced degree in business is preferred. Must have knowledge of current trends in scholarly publishing, practices, standards, business models and technologies. Strong communications skills with proven writing and public speaking experience Knowledge of/familiarity with academic libraries a plus.
Must be able to foster a team environment, build relationships and work collaboratively with staff, faculty, publishers, administrators, members, media and vendors. Knowledge of subscriptions, licensing, advertising, sales and marketing, product development, and budgeting/financial management.Salary: Negotiable from $95,000, based on experience.
Closing Date: February 21, 2013 or until position is filled.
Apply online at www.ala.org/ala/educationcareers/employment/indexcfm including cover letter, resume and three references.
send a letter of application, resume and three names of references to:
American Library AssociationHuman Resources
Ref: Editor/Publisher, Choice
50 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611-6763
The American Library Association is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer.