The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is the world’s largest organization dedicated to improving mathematics education for all students. NCTM is the public voice of math education, providing vision, leadership, and professional development to teachers.
NCTM is seeking a Managing Editor to manage the acquisition and review of content for its new monthly journal, Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12 and oversee peer review of assigned publications. The Managing Editor is an important contributor to the strategic direction of NCTM’s publications program.
Manage all stages of peer review from submission to handoff to production for Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12.
Administers, organizes, and tracks the review process of manuscript submissions.
Monitors and reports on journal performance metrics.
Serves as primary liaison with peer-review system vendor(s).
Oversees training of editors and editorial board members on use of the peer review system.
Manages the investigation and remediation of ethical issues related to authors and editors.
Provides general oversight of peer-review of book manuscripts.
Monitors trends in peer review and ensures the incorporation of best practices in review processes and policies.
Writes and manages acquisition of content for Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12.
Supports editors and editorial board in article solicitation efforts.
Writes and manages solicitation of non-technical content.
Coordinates article assignment to issues with the Editor-in-Chief.
Collaborates with Creative Services Director and Sr. Production and Copy Editor on cover image development and any additional art review.
Creates and provides editors with production schedules.
Serves as the liaison for accepted manuscripts to the production team according to schedule.
Online Content Management and Production
Oversees day-to-day functionality of publications website.
Works with relevant NCTM staff to produce Twitter chats and webinar/podcast content.
Monitors and reports publication website analytics.
Collaborates with team members to produce and manage online content, including multimedia content.
Provides input on editorial budget development.
Work on other publications as needed.
Supervises Publications Assistant and Peer Review Coordinator.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Proficiency in copyediting, writing, proofreading, and communicating with vendors and authors; familiarity with all phases of publications production.
Experience working in Adobe InDesign and InCopy preferred.
Mac experience desirable.
Knowledge of mathematics education and instruction helpful.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in English or Journalism is required.
5 years writing, editing, or publishing work.
5 years management or supervisory experience.
Applicants with association experience preferred.
NCTM is conveniently located in Reston, VA, near Metro’s Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station on the Silver Line. NCTM offers an outstanding benefits package, including 100% immediate vesting in a mandatory, generous retirement plan; comprehensive health/dental insurance; tuition assistance; free parking; and much more.
To be considered for this opportunity, please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to ATTN: AE. Salary requirements must be submitted to be considered. Please mention where you saw this ad. No phone calls please. NCTM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NCTM participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
About National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
NCTM is conveniently located in Reston, VA, near Metro’s Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station on the Silver Line. NCTM offers an outstanding benefits package, including 100% immediate vesting in a mandatory, generous retirement plan, comprehensive health/dental insurance, tuition assistance, free parking, and much more.
To be considered for this opportunity, send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Salary requirements must be submitted to be considered.
Please mention where you saw this ad. No phone calls please. NCTM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NCTM participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.