This position will support the editorial review, and publication of documents for the Energetics Research Group (ERG), a center operated by the Whiting School of Engineering. ERG is the U.S. national resource for worldwide research; data; information; and analysis of energetics, explosives and chemical, electrical and nuclear propulsion for missile, space, and gun propulsion systems. U.S. citizenship required.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist with the research, development and publication of a comprehensive history and detailed profile of hydrazine, as a rocket fuel.
Conduct research of copyright ownership and coordination of copyright permissions for large volumes of scientific graphs, images and charts.
Catalog all images and copyright dispositions and permissions, reaching out to copyright holders for permission.
Coordinate with contributors to ensure adherence to content guidelines, including securing of the necessary DoD approvals for publication and copyright, and interface with local printing subcontractors.
Assist with editing, typesetting, and final formatting of any and all volumes .
Perform general administrative support for the Energetics Research Group to include but not limited to file maintenance, travel arrangements & calendar scheduling.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
High School Diploma/G.E.D.
Two years of related experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Library science knowledge and understanding of copyright laws, licenses and permission to use copyrighted material.
Science background or technical writing and editing background with ability to recognize and understand SI units.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Detail oriented with ability to track a large volume of graphics and images, all copyright ownership and permission requests.
Some graphic design is useful but not necessary, or ability to update graphics, tables and charts.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Classified Title: Publication Assistant Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OD Starting Salary Range: $15.11 to $20.79 per hour Employee group: Limited Schedule: M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 25-MD:JH at Columbia Center Department name: 10001507-Energetics Research Group Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering
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