Bard Graduate Center
Assistant EditorBard Graduate Center (BGC) seeks an Assistant Editor to join its small publishing team on the production of books, exhibition catalogues and journals as well as digital projects and interpretive materials. This is a full-time (35 hours/week), on-site position at our campus on West 86th Street in New York City.
Reporting to the Managing Editor, the Assistant Editor will provide administrative and editorial support to the publications department. Responsibilities for this new position include assisting with correspondence between authors, editors, indexers, proofreaders, and translators, such as distributing materials for review and collating feedback; copyediting, fact checking, formatting, and proofreading manuscripts and designed layouts; editing institutional ephemera for exhibition-related content; drafting contracts and processing invoices; organizing materials for peer review; supervising student workers; requesting review copies from other publishers for book reviews; submitting new publication data to the Library of Congress, as needed; researching illustrations and obtaining permissions, as needed; and helping with other departmental tasks.
- Bachelor’s degree in English, art history, journalism, or a related field.
- Two to three years of experience in an editorial and/or publishing environment.
- Working knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style.
- Detail oriented and able to multitask.
Send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to [email protected]
Bard College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated and follow the guidelines and protocols established to address campus safety regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
About Bard Graduate Center
The Bard Graduate Center is a graduate research institute in New York City dedicated to the study of the cultural history of the material world and committed to the encyclopedic study of things, drawing on methodologies and approaches from art and design history, history of technology, philosophy, anthropology, and archaeology and cultural history. Our students gravitate to careers in museums, academia, the art world, and publishing. Our MA and PhD degree programs, Gallery exhibitions, research initiatives, and public programs explore new ways of thinking about decorative arts, design history, and material culture.