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Part-Time Managing Editor
Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal
University of Illinois College of Law
Champaign, IL

  • Unit Name: Law Library
  • Job Type: Graduate Hourly
  • Hours: Approximately fifteen(15) hours per week
  • Compensation: $20/hour. No Benefits

Primary Position Function/Summary:
Responsible the production and release of the Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal.

Assisting Professor Matthew Finkin
Albert J. Harno and Edward W. Cleary Chair in Law
Center for Advanced Study Professor of Law
Director, Program in Comparative Labor and Employment Law & Policy

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the Managing Editor. Communicate with and discuss subject matter with contributing authors for articles to be written and submitted for publication. Discuss suggested revisions to articles with authors and arrange for the agreed upon changes to be made.
  • Independently edit and notate substantial revisions to the pending articles to be published.
  • Use professional judgment to lay out and arrange articles and related written material into proper format for publication.
  • Submit tentative final layout to printers. Review proofs from printer, make edits/corrections as needed, and submit back to printers.
  • Perform detailed source checks and fact checking for the information and sources of the articles.
  • Manage distribution of issues to subscriber list. Maintain list of subscribers/members to the publication.
  • Annually complete and publish Statement of Ownership to comply with USPS permit regulations.
  • Work with the College of Law Business Office to track Journal budget.
  • Maintain and update Journal website.
  • Coordinate student citation checkers.

A minimum of a four year degree is required.  Applicants must have demonstrated exceptional editing and writing skills.  A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required.  This is a 0% Graduate Hourly or Academic Hourly appointment without benefits.

For full consideration, please submit a resume, cover letter explaining your interest, and academic writing sample to by February 15, 2018.

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