Applications are now being accepted for the editor of Developments, a professional development publication. This person in this position is selected through an application process and approved by the ACPA Governing Board.
The editor leads a team of 10, including Associate Editor(s) and Assistant Editors(s), reviewers, and copy editors. This individual has the responsibility for all administrative and publishing matters.
Accordingly, the editor will:
Provide leadership and direction for the publication
Select, train, and lead all members of the Developments team
Supervise Senior Editorial Board members and copy editors
Coordinate the publication process and administrative issues with the ACPA International Office
Coordinate the promotion of the publication at the annual convention and other ACPA professional development events
Maintains content of Developments Web site
Manage the Submission and Review Process
Respond to all publishing inquiries and submissions
Assign submissions to reviewers and copy editors
Coordinate the development of publication series with ACPA Standing Committees, Commissions, and other entity groups
Compile and make final content edits for all articles
Coordinate copy editing and the proofing process
Write “From the Editor” column
Manage the organization and editing tools utilized by the Developments team
Time commitment for this position is approximately 5-7 hours per week, and varies based what is needed during various stages of each issue’s publication cycle.
The selected applicant would begin their term on September 1, 2012 and serve a three-year term that would end on August 31, 2015. Those interested must provide a letter (stating your interest in and qualifications for the position) as well as your most recent vita. Application packets should be sent to Vernon A. Wall. The application deadline is August 1, 2012.