Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a full-time Chemeketa Press Director.
Chemeketa aspires to be an inclusive environment where we honor and value the unique contributions of our diverse students, employees, and community. We seek to foster cultural competence and pursue equitable solutions that support all students in achieving their educational goals. If you are interested joining the work of the college to pursue a supportive and inclusive culture, we encourage you to apply.
The Director of Chemeketa Press responds to the college's access core theme by managing the development of high-quality, affordable, effective, and culturally relevant textbooks as alternatives to commercially published materials. The mission of Chemeketa Press includes creating and sustaining a new model for textbook publishing defined by faculty support and student involvement. This position is responsible for the supervision and management of the Chemeketa Press department in coordination with other college services. This position also represents the College and the Press in interactions with the media, the general public, other colleges, and professional organizations. The Director of Chemeketa Press reports to the Vice President of Governance and Administration.
Closing Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our mission to provide opportunities for students to explore, learn, and succeed through quality educational experiences and workforce training, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.
The Community We Serve
Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 29,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Polk center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn County. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens.
Diversity We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.
Master's degree from an accredited institution in field related to writing or publishing -AND- One (1) year of full-time equivalent college teaching experience -AND- Professional experience with book publishing systems
Knowledge of: electronic book publishing systems, basic business operations, and relevant software, including Adobe design software, Microsoft Office applications, and a relational database system such as FileMaker Pro
Skills with: project leadership, including scheduling and meeting deadlines, leading collaborative work groups, keeping meticulous records, managing staff, and providing high-quality verbal and written communication, including shaping messages to a variety of internal and public audiences
Ability to: research and organize information, train and oversee others, lead a small, creative team, handle the stress of challenging deadlines, invent new processes and solutions, and write well in every situation
Professional experience as a copyeditor, technical writer, or editor
Experience publishing textbooks and educational materials that serve a diverse audience
Experience managing a business and staff
Excellent skills with written and verbal communication
Experience with community colleges
Current Chemeketa Professional Development Cultural Competence Certificate
To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at http://jobs.chemeketa.edu.
Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 50,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations: Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Dallas center, Center for Business & Industry, and Viticulture at Chemeketa Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the beautiful Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn county. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of the population. For more information visit http://www.chemeketa.edu/aboutchemeketa/