American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • 21-Sep-2021 to 20-Nov-2021 (EST)
  • Editorial
  • Reston, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Do you like working with people? Would you like to contribute to furthering knowledge our members need?

If so, join The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). We are currently searching for an experienced Managing Editor, who will be responsible for managing volunteer editorial boards for several titles as well as the peer review process for assigned journals. The Managing Editor is an important contributor to the overall health and strategic direction of the program responsible for the peer review of 34 technical journals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the peer review process for manuscripts submitted to assigned ASCE technical journals
  • Managing all stages of peer review for an assigned group of journals from submission to hand-off to ASCE Production
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for assigned ASCE journal editors and editorial board members.
  • Participating in editorial board meetings
  • Communicating and interacting with internal ASCE departments to facilitate activities/projects that directly impact journal performance
  • Managing the investigation and remediation of ethical issues related to authors and editors

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated success facilitating peer review, handling ethics issues, monitoring and reporting on journal performance metrics, and managing volunteers and outside editorial coordinators
  • Experience with manuscript submission and tracking systems
  • Three to five years of experience with increasing levels of responsibility in an editorial environment (association experience and interaction with editors highly desired)
  • A 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a global nonprofit professional membership association dedicated to the advancement of the civil engineering profession in order to serve the public good.

To accomplish ASCE's mission, ASCE staff works together as a team, based on a foundation of trust, striving for individual and organizational excellence. To achieve our shared goals, we maintain a relentless focus on members and a commitment to continuously grow and improve individually and collectively.

ASCE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates including historically excluded individuals, protected veterans, women and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

This position has work from home flexibility.

For consideration, submissions of interest must contain a resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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