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Publications Assistant
Category: Education
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Publications Assistant
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Date Posted

Open Until Filled

Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)

Working Title
Publications Assistant

Job Classification
Communications I

Department Name
12210-Hispanic Languages & Literatures

Job Type

Position Number

Hiring Range
$23,868.00 - $37,752.00

Position Description

The Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures at the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is seeking a Publication Assistant.

The Publication assistant will provide editorial and business support for the International Institute of Ibero American literature and the three journals of the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures; Revista Iberoamericana, Variaciones Borges and Bolivian Studies Journal. This position may require some domestic and international travel for conferences.

The Dietrich School is committed to building a culturally diverse staff.

The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and in Spanish. Portuguese and Italian is desired but not required. Must be able to work independently as well as part of a larger team of internal and external scholars. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required. Must be able to take initiative and follow through with assigned projects. Bachelor's Degree and 1-2 years administrative experience preferred.

Education Required

Minimum Related Experience Level Required
1-2 years experience

Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Adequate oral and written command of English and Spanish, capacity to write letters and maintain correspondence in multiple languages, knowledge of established procedures for maintaining files of various kinds including Web Page and social media sites.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check
For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.

Assignment Category
Regular, Full-Time

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Scheduled Work Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours


University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

o Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

o Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

o Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

o Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University's benefits package, please visit

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