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Career Opportunity

Position: P-Shift Coordinator
Posted: October 5, 2017
Location: North York, Dufferin & Steeles area
Appointment Type: 6-month contract
Summary and Key Responsibilities:

In this role you will coordinate book project intake and assign projects for the P-Shift team; manage project and time tracking tools, perform monthly client billing and other administrative duties as assigned.

Key Responsibilities include:
• Project intake: Using online time- and workflow-tracking software, handles all book project intake by preparing files and assigning each project as appropriate.
• File processing: Using customized eXtyles software, applies styles to all journal manuscript files and runs assorted automatic processing functions as appropriate. Processes files correctly and in a timely manner and exports ready XML.
• Project coordination: Corresponds with clients and vendors and performs project-management tasks.
• Administration & Documentation: Creates and maintains internal documentation for P-Shift department; prepares monthly billing information; prepares agendas and takes minutes for team meetings; monitors database update logs.

Education, Qualifications and Experience:

• You have experience in a scholarly or educational publishing environment (production and/or editorial) and/or digital publishing
• You’re proficient in MS Word, including working with Styles functions and using regular expressions with Wildcards to perform tasks
• You are familiar with the elements of scholarly books and journals
• You have some knowledge of XML workflows and/or EPUB production

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

• You are incredibly organized, self-motivated, and goal-oriented
• You have excellent communication skills and understand the importance of customer service
• You exhibit patience and grace under pressure; multiple and competing priorities are an accepted challenge rather than a terrifying concept
• You consider yourself to be tech-savvy
• You’re excited about the idea of working in a learning environment and enjoy collaborating with a team
• You are innovative, creative, and forward thinking
• You understand there is always more than one solution to a given problem, and you are eager to hear other people’s ideas and solutions
• You are a good fit with our core values of respect, innovation, and accountability

Interested in Applying?:

Please send your resume with a covering letter by October 30, 2017, to: hr@utpress.utoronto.ca Please indicate, P-Shift Coordinator in the subject line and your salary expectations in the covering letter.

We truly thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Press, only those candidates considered for an initial interview will be contacted.