1+ months

STEPS Editorial, Design, Production Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title STEPS Editorial, Design, Production Assistant
Requisition Number TE05265
Department Name 89004:University Press
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $15/hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

1 year

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods


20 hours week between M-F, 8-5

Job Summary

The University Press of Kentucky publishes 50-60 academic and trade books per year, and its Editorial, Design & Production team is responsible for the editing, typesetting, and manufacturing of each title. This part-time position would assist EDP staff with tasks related to book production, including file prep; photo/art review; importation, resizing, and reformatting of art files; checking and adjusting print specifications; uploading files to printing partners; prepping and uploading files to EPUB vendors; monitoring status of ongoing projects; entering status updates into a press-wide database. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign and Photoshop, in particular) is required. Experience with publishing is preferred.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred 3 years related experience

Deadline to Apply
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: 2020-12-16 Expires: 2021-02-17

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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University of Kentucky
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