Department of Education Seeking Editorial Assistant

Department of Education Editorial Assistant Position

Department: DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, UMBC

Job Title: Editorial Assistant

Purpose: Provide editorial support for an educational technology and communications journal editor.

Reports to: Patricia A. Young, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Education

Duties include:

  • Assist with reading and reviewing research manuscripts
  • Assist with editing research manuscripts
  • Assist with monitoring the status of submitted manuscripts
  • Learn the editorial manager system that houses articles
  • Compile results of editorial work as needed
  • Administrative support for various other editorial related projects

Skills required:

  • A disposition toward research
  • Strong English Language skills in reading and writing
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and in particular Microsoft Word
  • Ability to organize materials, follow directions and think critically
  • Ability to work carefully and thoroughly
  • Must be able to work independently

Highly desired skills:

  • Knowledge of research methods (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods research)
  • Ability to analyze and understand research

Graduate student desired

Schedule: up to 5 hours per week. Summer and/or Fall 2014

Pay Scale: $10 and up depending on experience

Contact: Please send a short paragraph of your interest and qualifications and curriculum vita to Dr. Patricia A. Young, pyoung@umbc.edu.

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