Position Announcement: Editor/Publication Manager for The American Harp Journal

Application deadline November 1, 2017

The American Harp Society, Inc. is seeking an Editor/Publication Manager to be the creative and production leader of its flagship publication, The American Harp Journal. The American Harp Journal is the official publication of the American Harp Society, Inc. The Journal is currently a biannually published color journal (ca. 80-104 pages) sent to current membership, institutional subscribers, and paid advertisers, and is included in Gale, EBSCO Information Services, and ProQuest databases.

In collaboration with the Editor/Publication Manager, the AHS Board of Directors determines the mission and vision for the Journal. The Editor/Publication Manager implements the agreed upon mission and vision for the publication, solicits and curates content, manages the editorial process, coordinates production, and oversees completion of each issue within a Board-approved budget. To enhance its quality and stature, the Editor may suggest new features, columns, and concepts for the Journal. The Editor/Publication Manager has the opportunity to shape the Journal through maintaining its scholarly excellence while adapting to changing member demographics and interests. AHS members currently include teachers, students, professionals, academics, adult learners, and players of all types of harps.

A complete position description, qualifications and application information are available here. Applications are due by November 1, 2017, with a position start date in early 2018. Applications received by the deadline will receive full consideration.

The American Harp Journal's mission is to produce a magazine for the membership containing articles and columns designed to inform members and to leave an accurate record of the activities of the AHS and current issues in the harp world. This material may include (but is not limited to) biographies of major figures of the past and present, bibliographies, historical studies, listings of publications and recordings, articles of educational content for students and teachers, and articles concerning construction and maintenance of the harp.

Laura Sherman
P.O. Box 2183
Radio City Station
New York, NY 10101‐2183