UBC Press hiring for 2 positions

UBC Press is Canada’s leading social sciences publisher, annually releasing 70 new titles in a number of fields, including Aboriginal studies, Asian studies, Canadian history, environmental studies, gender and women’s studies, geography, health and food studies, law, media and communications, military and security studies, planning and urban studies, and political science.

The first position UBC Press is advertising is a Digital Publishing Coordinator, responsible for the distribution and integrity of the Press’s digital assets and metadata.

The coordinator will work closely with editorial, production, and marketing departments to ensure smooth workflow and that all digital systems are up to date and congruent with current market and industry requirements and trends. For a full job description, visit the UBC HR Careers website and search for Job ID #23987.

The second position relates to the grant awarded to UBC Press and the University of Washington Press from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop a digital publishing platform in Indigenous studies. They are hiring a Project Development Manager to head this 3-year initiative.

The incumbent will manage and monitor the overall development and progress of the project, as well as the technical, editorial, administrative, and community groups involved with the project. For a full job description, visit the UBC HR Careers website and search for Job ID #23889.