Acquisitions Editor Duties
Editor with expertise in list building to develop
intellectually distinguished and successful lists in several
fields as needed by the University Press. Evaluates and
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Solicit and evaluate book proposals and manuscripts.
Attend conferences and visit campuses to seek out
Develop opportunities and plans for trade titles and
Develop successful networks.
Solicit and evaluate reports from peer reviewers.
Guide authors on revisions and manuscript preparations.
Present books to the University Press's faculty editorial
Identify and solicit funding for books requiring subsidies.
Work collaboratively with other departments to develop
effective and timely publishing plans for books acquired.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in related field.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to work independently and imaginatively in seeking
out promising book projects.
Tenacity and creativity to see projects through to