Sr Administrative Assistant more... ▼
|Company:||American Library Association|
|First posted:||February 01, 2017|
ALA Publishing is seeking a senior administrative assistant for ALA Editions, the book publishing team at the American Library Association.
The senior administrative assistant will be a key member of a dynamic publishing team that creates books for the professional library field.
Reporting to the publisher of ALA Editions, the senior administrative assistant will support the publisher and unit staff and be responsible for these key functions among others:
Serves as primary contact point for internal and external inquiries relating to the ALA Editions unit
Maintains process and management performance reports
Coordinates inter-unit procedures on behalf of the publisher
Acts as liaison to other key units such as accounting and ITTS
Organizes and maintains digital and paper files
Provides meeting preparation support
Assists with author and other external correspondence
Assists with monitoring various projects
Assists with inputs to the marketing, editorial, and production data in the publishing database
Provides copying support
Orders and maintains office supplies for the unit
Starting salary range is negotiable from the mid-30s; based on experience and qualifications. ALA has an excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental, generous paid vacation and a retirement annuity
Apply online including cover letter and resume.
(Additional documents are uploaded on the same screen as your resume)
Please send cover letter and resume to:
American Library Association
Human Resources Department
The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Proficient knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software and a familiarity with database applications. Independent worker with organizational skills and ability to prioritize duties in a high-volume, copy-deadline atmosphere. Detail oriented with accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to learn assigned tasks readily and adhere to prescribed procedures and performance standards. Ability to make decisions. Ability to work effectively with others. Sound command of written English; comfortable communicating in an academic environment.
Education: Minimum high school diploma; associates degree or higher preferred.
Experience: Min three years' experience in administrative assistant role in a similar environment. Publishing background highly recommended but not essential.
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