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Editorial Operations Assistant

Oxford University Press
Toronto, ON M3C 0H5
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Oxford University Press

Publishing General

Posted: July 18, 2022
Toronto, CAN

We are the worlds largest university press. We have both a worldwide reach and a personal understanding of local needs, partnering on the ground to adapt publications and resources to meet the individual needs of communities, societies, and countries. We partner with researchers, educators, and technology partners to stay ahead of the changing ways people around the world are accessing and sharing knowledge. With a presence in more than 50 countries and millions of customers around the world, an idea launched at OUP can have a global impact.

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Advancing Knowledge and Learning

  • Support the implementation of new systems and business processes, helping to adapt workflows to changing environments and publishing requirements.
  • Administer project handovers and tracking.
  • Assist in the timely deliver on throughput, schedules and quality.
  • Learn and expand own knowledge to provide technical support to HE team, including documentation for various editorial-wide systems including Qualtrics, iThenticate, Oxford Publish, Oxford Purchase and others.
  • Take accountability for and completion of other assigned activities within the team. e.g., contributing to an index of HE content assets.
  • Ensure projects adhere to overall vision for workflows and processes and recognize the need to escalate issues for direction and decisions.
  • Establish and maintain handover information according to established guidelines for the team using a system for tracking all handover progress.

  • Aptitude for project management, successful innovation, content development, and delivery of goals.
  • If new to editorial processes, aptitude to learn assigned systems .
  • Ability to work with peers and cross-functionally in a productive manner (including within the matrix management structure of the Press) towards a common purpose and good.
  • Excellent written communication as well as strong interpersonal and verbal skills.

Position Location: This position is hybrid in Toronto, Ontario

GJC: S2 (For internal purposes only)

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Posted: 2022-07-19 Expires: 2022-08-20

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