Student Worker, Books EDP Team

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  • Student Worker, Books EDP Team
    Editing, Design, and Production Group

    Duke University Press is seeking a Student Worker to provide general support to the Books Editing, Design, and Production group. This position assists staff members with collating proof sets, checking indexes, checking revised page proofs, and offering general editorial assistance and administrative support to the EDP team.

    This is a paid position ($10 - $12 per hour) for approximately 8-12 hours of work per week between the general hours of 9am & 5pm Monday - Friday. If interested in applying, please submit an electronic cover letter & résumé to with the words “Books EDP Student Job” in the subject line before the position closes on March 21, 2017. DO NOT COMPLETE THE PROCESS OUTLINED ON LEFT SIDE OF THIS WEBPAGE.

    Duke University Press is located at 905 W. Main Street, Downtown Durham @ Brightleaf Square, and is easily accessible via public transportation.

    Position closes on 03/21/2017. Please apply for requisition number INT20170307.

  • Job Description:

    1. Collating author and proofreader sets of proof
    2. Editing index manuscripts for capitalization and alphabetization
    3. Checking revised pages for accuracy
    4. Special projects at the direction of the editorial production manager and production manager
  • Education/Training


    • Work requires knowledge of basic grammar, math and clerical principles normally acquired through a high school education.
    • Training

    • Telephone protocol; Office procedures; Correspondence; Microsoft Windows; Microsoft Word or equivalent; Microsoft Excel or equivalent.
  • Experience

    • Experience with Microsoft Office suite, especially Word and Excel
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Attention to detail

Contact Us

  • Duke University Press
  • 905 W. Main St. Ste 18-B
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • U.S. phone (toll-free): 888-651-0122
  • International: 1-919-688-5134