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Book Designer

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Book Designer
Requisition Number RE33910
Working Title Book Design Coordinator
Department Name 89004:University Press
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 43
Salary Range $18.80-30.09/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

BA

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
None
Physical Requirements
Sitting for long periods of time.
Shift
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Job Summary
The Book Design Coordinator manages the design, art adjustment, and typesetting specifications for around 65 books per year, primarily via assigning work to freelancers and temporary employees. Will be responsible for some design, including cover design for around 15-20 books per year and book template design. Will work closely with other departments at the Press to determine what is needed for each book, selecting project appropriate designers, typesetters, and book templates. The Book Design Coordinator will also be responsible for updating the Press database and tracking schedules for all book design related tasks.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
InDesign; Filemaker; Creative Cloud; FTP protocols
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Driver’s license preferred.
Deadline to Apply 06/06/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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