SAA announces the availability of the position of Editor of the American Archivist. The ideal candidate is a dynamic individual with excellent communication skills who will enhance the visibility of the American Archivist in the archives and allied professional communities, grow the number of high-quality submissions, and leverage the journal’s 75th anniversary and online publication to increase readership.
The Editor is responsible for the solicitation, selection, peer review, and final approval of articles, features, and photographs. He or she works with authors and prospective authors on necessary revisions, reviews page proofs before publication, and works closely with the reviews editors, a copyeditor, an indexer, and the SAA director of publishing, who handles journal production and business matters. In addition, the Editor coordinates the activities of the American Archivist Editorial Board and reports to the SAA Council.
Deadline for applications is April 15, 2011.
Select candidates to be interviewed by the Search Committee in Chicago on May 22, 2011.