Job Board

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.

Missouri State University is accepting applications for MANAGING EDITOR-WRITER, LIBRARY SERVICES.

Responsibilities: The Managing Editor-Writer, Library Services uses invention, imagination, originality, and talent to develop, write, and edit materials for print and electronic publications for MSU Libraries and Ozarks Studies Institute, which may include, but are not limited to books, including both monographs and compilations; bi-annual publication of OzarksWatch magazine; bi-annual publication of the E-Journal of Public Affairs; short pieces for LibNotes, the weekly e-newsletter of the MSU Libraries; and other types of written pieces for various purposes of the MSU Libraries, such as the Libraries’ annual report. The Managing Editor-Writer works closely with other employees of the MSU Libraries concerning content, publishing platforms and processes (both print and electronic), and other matters related to producing and publishing these types of content. The Managing Editor-Writer, Library Services also cultivates and sustains relationships with authors, content creators, graphic designers, and others in the general field of publishing. The Manager Editor-Writer, Library Services contributes to other programs and initiatives of the MSU Libraries.

For required qualifications and application procedures:  Pay Grade: 42. Salary Range: $42,000-$48,000\ann. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Complete details at:

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.  EO/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer and institution.