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Book Production Manager | Hoover Institution Press

January 24, 2019


Book Production Manager • Hoover Institution Press

About Stanford University’s Hoover Institution

The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace is a public policy research center devoted to the advanced study of economics, politics, history, and political economy—both domestic and foreign—as well as international affairs.

Founded in 1919 by Herbert Hoover before he became the thirty-first president of the United States, the Institution began as a repository of historical material gathered at the end of World War I. The library and archives have grown to be among the largest private repositories of documents on twentieth-century political and economic history. Over time the Institution expanded its mission from collecting archival material to conducting advanced research on contemporary history and economics and applying this scholarship to current public policy challenge.

With its eminent scholars and world-renowned library and archives, the Hoover Institution seeks to improve the human condition by advancing ideas that promote economic opportunity and prosperity, while securing and safeguarding peace for America and all humanity.

Job Purpose

The Book Production Manager reports to the Senior Publications Manager of Hoover Institution Press and is responsible for conceiving, planning, managing, and executing all stages of production for Hoover Press books, essays, and journal publications—from the receipt of a manuscript, through the page proof and printing phases of all components, to the completion of the finished product. Edit and coordinate production of a variety of types of printed material. Provide support for electronic editing and composition by converting, cleaning up, updating, and archiving electronic files provided by authors. Serve as liaison between author and editing, design and production staff on projects.

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