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The LPC maintains a list of jobs that incorporate library publishing roles. To be included in this list, the position must be located administratively in a library, or report directly to a library-based supervisor. The primary function(s) of the position must directly engage in the creation, dissemination, and/or curation of scholarly, creative, and/or educational works. Administrative positions that do not directly engage in these functions may be included if they include supervisory responsibility primarily for employees who are performing these functions.

Job Description DIGITAL PRODUCTS ASSISTANT, MIT Press, to join the Digital Products group of a major publisher of scholarly books and journals. As part of the XML-workflow publishing team, will participate in the development, evaluation, testing, and deployment of new digital products for both the Books and Journals divisions of the Press. Daily tasks include preparation and distribution of PDF and ePub files and associated metadata to ebook vendors; upkeep of the bibliographic and distribution databases; assisting with the maintenance of technology vendor relationships; and the evaluation of backlist files for their suitability in both print and electronic publishing programs.  Will also provide general administrative support to the team.
Job Requirements 
REQUIRED:  experience working in a cross-platform, electronic production environment; working knowledge of HTML/XML standards and practices, particularly in the publishing sector; and proficiency with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office. A bachelor’s degree and ePub file creation and Adobe Creative Suite experience preferred.  Job #13004-4
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