Thursday, September 25, 2014

Reference Editor, Choice Magazine - American Library Association, Chicago, IL

Reference Editor, Choice Magazine - American Library Association, Chicago, IL. CHOICE Magazine (, an internationally recognized scholarly publishing enterprise of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) is seeking an experienced Reference Editor. CHOICE is the premier source for reviews of new English –language books and digital resources for academic libraries. Reporting to the Editorial Director, the Reference Editor ensures high-quality review coverage of the most important print and digital publications for academic and scholarly library collections by managing the reference area and several other subject sections of CHOICE (currently philosophy and religion) and preparing/editing special features, newsletters, and bibliographic essays. The editor selects publications for reviews; oversees a pool of expert reviewers in relevant subject areas; and edits reviews for publication. Requirements: Minimum of five years experience in academic publishing in an editorial capacity. Broad knowledge of reference and collection-development practices and trends in academic libraries; disciplinary expertise in philosophy and religion highly desirable. Library experience in reference, collection development, or public services also highly desirable. Masters in Library Science preferable but not required. Salary: Negotiable from the high 50s; based on relevant experience. Apply online at including cover letter and resume. (additional documents can be uploaded on the same screen as the resume) OR Send a cover letter and resume to: American Library Association, Human Resources, Ref: refeditCHOICE, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611-6763, Fax: (312) 280-5270, Email: The American Library Association is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer.