Provides administrative support to the ACOS Journal channels. The manager will also work with the Chief Editor of all journal channels, discipline-specific editorial review panel, and other physicians to support the peer-review process. Support the journal website and ensure research papers/articles/cases are posted on the website in a timely fashion.
Procure or develop a tracking system for submitted research papers or cases.
Work with Journal Editor to evaluate submissions.
Ensure submissions are routed to the appropriate specialty editors.
Track all submissions through the evaluation system.
Develop correspondence to authors.
Respond to editor and author inquiries.
Post approved submissions to the appropriate journal channel.
Work with Cureus for any additional services.
Work with other ACOS staff members to promote the journal.
Research best practices in journal management.
Other duties may be assigned to this position as the journal develops.
Reports to the Chief Executive Officer
BA/BS degree required in business, association management, or scientific fields.
Strong attention to detail skills.
Extensive interaction with physician members.
Ability to handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and work collaboratively.
Competent skills with MS Office Suite.
Demonstrated ability to write well, proofread and edit, and communicate effectively and diplomatically.
Ability to take personal ownership of all responsibilities.
Occasional travel and/or weekend work may be required.
Previous work with academic/scientific journals
2-5 years of experience in a non-profit/association
About American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
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