Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0012
Post Date 4/20/2018
Title Associate Editor, Social Sciences, Choice Reviews
City Middletown
State CT
Description CHOICE (, a publishing unit of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL, a division of the American Library Association), and the publisher of Choice Reviews and ccAdvisor, the premier sources for reviews of new English-language books and digital resources for academic libraries, is seeking an associate editor, social sciences.

Reporting to the editorial director, the social sciences associate editor ensures high-quality monthly review coverage of the most important new print and digital resources for academic and scholarly library collections. The associate editor selects publications and digital resources for review; oversees a pool of expert reviewers in relevant subject areas (e.g., anthropology, sociology, history); edits reviews for publication; and prepares/edits special features, newsletters, and bibliographic essays.

Salary: Negotiable from the low 40s; based on relevant experience. ALA offers a comprehensive and valuable benefits package that includes generous paid vacation and retirement annuity.

Location: CHOICE is located in Middletown, CT. No option to work remotely.

Apply online including cover letter and resume.

(additional documents may be uploaded on the same screen as the resume)


Send a cover letter and resume to:

American Library Association
Human Resources
Ref: assoceditsocialsciencesCHOICE
50 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611-6763
Fax: (312) 280-5270

The American Library Association is an equal opportunity employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Minimum of three years editorial experience in an academic, consumer, or trade publishing operation. Broad knowledge of the social sciences and collection-development practices and trends in academic libraries. MLS and/or library experience in the social sciences or collection development highly desirable.
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