Deputy to Editor-In-Chief (Editing Analyst) CACM – UChicago

  • Professional
  • Chicago, IL
  • Posted 5 days ago
  • Expires on: October 17, 2019

University of Chicago
Computer Science

The job performs routine professional activities to support large scale editorial and/or publishing projects. With guidance from others, collaborates with authors to coordinate manuscript elements supplied by many departments, using existing procedures to solve problems that may arise.

Job Description: Working with the team, ACM, and computing community, and under direct supervision of the Editor in Chief: Administration and Support for Editorial process – Primary interface to authors and editors (worldwide) and the production team (NYC), manuscript tracking and processing.  Tracks progress and identifies obstacles. Design and organize CACM Editorial board communication infrastructure, including mailing lists, shared documents, folders, reports. Involvement in Editorial Staffing and Organization – Design and implement metrics for CACM EB responsiveness; Monitor metrics, analysis, and if appropriate propose improvements< Tracks progress and identifies obstacles.   Maintain current CACM EB, working with co-chairs to onboard new members and gauge overall EB energy levels; Involvement in Strategic Partnerships, including International Partnerships and Customization – Perform strategic analyses of current and potential future activities to broaden CACM reach. Scope includes comparative benchmark studies, including information collection and analysis. Scope also includes plans, budgets, and staffing requirements< Scope may also include arranging meetings, developing agendas, and writing and presenting reports to inform CACM and ACM action;

Unit-preferred competencies:

1) Organized self-starter, able to work strategically and independently;

2) Effective bridge-builder, able to work across communities;

3) Literacy and passion for computing, computer science, and technology;

4) Interest in computing research and industry, and technology policy;

Preferred Qualifications:

Education:1) Bachelor’s degree;


1) Experience in project management and working with cross-functional teams

2) Experience in social media management and promotion

Technical Knowledge or Skills

;1) Online editorial process management tools, such as Manuscript Central;

2) Online collaboration tools

Required Documents

1) Resume

2) Cover letter

3) List of References

NOTE:  When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

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