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Solution Architect
Project MUSE is a multi-million-dollar electronic database platform which hosts content from scholarly publications including journals, books and other content types. Project MUSE is a division within Johns Hopkins University Press, one of the largest of the US-based university presses.  In continuous operation since 1878, the Press has been and remains a leader in scholarly book, journals and digital publishing.  
 
We are currently looking for a Solution Architect  (Business Solution Analyst) to join the Technical Team at Project MUSE. The role reports to the Manager, Publishing Technologies.  This role involves interacting with internal and external parties to gather business requirements, and propose solutions incorporating existing and new functionality of our state-of-the-art publishing platform. This position will solve problems for internal workflows along with our serving platform. Integrating data to and from many different systems, such as the fulfillment systems, metadata system, discovery systems to name a few.
 
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Metadata Strategist
Project MUSE is a division of The Johns Hopkins University Press. Founded in 1878, the Press is the oldest continuously operating university press in the United States as well as one of the largest. The Press is a leader in scholarly book, journal, and digital publishing. For over 25 years, the Project MUSE platform has been the trusted and reliable source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading universities and scholarly societies. Currently, Project MUSE hosts more than 700 journals from 125 publishers. In 2012, scholarly books were added to the platform, with more than 70,000 books from not-for-profit presses now available. Thousands of libraries worldwide acquire content from the MUSE platform to serve the research and instructional needs of their faculty, staff, and students. A variety of purchase and subscription options are offered to institutional customers, along with selected article purchasing for individual users, and a large body of content that is freely available to all under newly-emerging “open access” arrangements. We are currently seeking a Metadata Strategist  (Librarian III). 
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Sr. Publicist
The Department of JHU Press is looking for a Senior Publicist who will seek media coverage for Johns Hopkins University Press books and authors by devising and implementing publicity campaigns for 40 books per year, with a focus on top-tier trade titles. The position reports to the Publicity Manager.
 
The Senior Publicist will join a team of exceptional professionals committed to bringing the benefits of discovery to the world by providing global access, impact, and influence for the scholarship that we publish and distribute. This position will help to ensure that the Press is a leader in the selection and development of innovative ideas and scholarship; the creation of pioneering technologies to enhance discovery and learning; and the connection of people to the most trusted knowledge from global researchers, scholars, and educators
 
NOTE: This position is remote eligible during the pandemic. Once campus reopens, this position will be expected to report to the Homewood campus (Baltimore, MD) on a regular basis.
 
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Rights & Permissions Assistant
The Press General Administration Department seeks a Rights & Permissions Assistant  to assist with the overall activities of a busy rights & permissions department actively working with the rights manager. 
 
NOTE: This position is remote eligible during the pandemic. Once campus reopens, this position will be expected to report to the Homewood campus (Baltimore, MD) on a regular basis.
 
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High School Diploma/GED and 3 years of work experience required, preferably in a publishing environment.
 
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JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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Programmer Analyst
The Johns Hopkins University Press and Information Systems Unit seeks a Database Programmer who will be responsible for maintenance of the Press’s FileMaker database system and its integration with enterprise systems. This position reports to the IT Software Engineer / Senior Analyst.
 
The position maintains and troubleshoots all regularly scheduled reporting and other automated database activity on a daily, weekly, monthly, and annual basis. Consults and communicates with on-site and remote database users to fix reported problems and provide user support. Under supervision of the IT Software Engineer / Senior Analyst, the Database Programmer designs, writes, documents, and tests new database features and updates. Monitors and optimizes performance of multiple FileMaker servers. Keeps job knowledge of FileMaker Pro and related systems up-to-date through self-study and professional contacts.
 
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Publicity Assistant
The publicity assistant coordinates administrative tasks for the Books publicity team and broader marketing department. The publicity assistant will also help with social media and awards processing. The position reports to the Publicity Manager.
The publicity assistant will join a team of exceptional professionals committed to bringing the benefits of discovery to the world by providing global access, impact, and influence for the scholarship that we publish and distribute.  This position will help to ensure that the Press is a leader in the selection and development of innovative ideas and scholarship; the creation of pioneering technologies to enhance discovery and learning; and the connection of people to the most trusted knowledge from global researchers, scholars, and educators. 
 
NOTE: This position is remote eligible during the pandemic. Once campus reopens, this position will be expected to report to the Homewood campus (Baltimore, MD) on a regular basis.
 
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