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Exciting opportunity at the Journal of Information Literacy: Managing Editor

The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is looking to appoint a new Managing Editor, as Michelle O’Connell is stepping down from the role after three successful years in post.

The Managing Editor works closely with the Editor-in-Chief to ensure the continuing success of the journal by leading on the administration of the peer review process, co-ordinating publication schedules, and managing the operations of the editorial team.

We are seeking someone who has an awareness of current information literacy issues, is reliable, self-motivated and able to commit time to the journal throughout the year. The role is voluntary but very rewarding, working with a friendly, enthusiastic team and with opportunities to speak, if you wish, at workshops and conferences.

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If you would like to be considered for this role, which is unpaid, please send a brief personal statement (no more than 500 words) indicating your ability to undertake the activities listed in the job description. Please send this personal statement, together with a CV, to jinfolit@gmail.com. The deadline for applications is Monday, January 18, 2021.

Feel free to get in touch with Ruth Stubbings Interim Managing Editor (ruth.stubbings@dmu.ac.uk), or Dr Alison Hick, the Editor-in-Chief (a.hicks@ucl.ac.uk), if you have any questions about the role.

The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is the peer-reviewed open access journal published by the CILIP Information Literacy Group.

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