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ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care)
Remote / Work from Home, NA, United States
14 days ago
ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care)
Remote / Work From Home, United States
14 days ago


We’re looking for the next Managing Editor of JANAC

The Managing Editor is an integral member of the JANAC editorial leadership team. This individual will be expected to liaise continually with the editorial leadership team and frequently with the ANAC Executive Director.  

This is a part-time role (15-20 hours per week). This individual will be an independent contractor through ANAC working remotely to fulfill the Managing Editor role. This role reports to the Editor-in-Chief of JANAC, Dr. Michael Relf.


Please send your resume and optional cover letter or any questions/inquiries to the following email address for consideration:


We are looking to fulfill the role as soon as possible, and we invite you to send in your application prior to 10/31/2021.

Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Manages the Editorial Manager (EM) submission and peer review website.
  • Checks in submitted manuscripts.
  • Manages manuscript submission data.
  • Unsubmits manuscripts that do not meet the submission criteria.
  • Copy edits conditionally accepted manuscripts.
  • Sends accepted manuscripts to the production team when accepted.
  • Works with the Editor to manage issue content through the table of contents log for each issue.
  • Proofreads typeset articles.
  • Manages the peer reviewer database in EM.
  • Manages the annual volume page budget.
  • Provides data reports on submitted manuscripts and system users, as needed.
  • Maintains accuracy and currency of the JANAC Policy and Procedure Manual.

Relationship Management

  • Provides support for EM users, including email communication and issue resolution.
  • Helps conduct conference calls and face-to-face meetings with the Editorial Board.
  • Serve as liaison between the association, journal, and publisher

Leadership & Communication

  • Maintains current knowledge of scientific publishing landscape, journalistic excellence, trends in the industry and contemporary topics. 
  • Uses scientific publishing expertise to support the future trajectory and strategize with other stakeholders on the overarching vision for the goals of the journal.
  • Works with EIC and Publisher to maintain currency of the JANAC collections.
  • Works with the JANAC Awards Committee and full editorial board to select the Article of the Year.
  • Works with EIC and editorial board to facilitate annual declarations of conflict of interest (COI) by editorial leadership and all editorial board members. Works with the publisher to disseminate this information on the journal’s website.
  • Participates in monthly editorial leadership conference calls and calls with the publisher.  Participates in quarterly conference calls between editorial leadership, the publisher, and the executive director of ANAC.
  • Prepares annual report to recognize Peer Reviewers; prepares materials for Peer Reviewer Recognition in the September/October issue.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to abide by deadlines and time constraints
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Ability to edit academic manuscripts in accordance with accepted publication standards
  • Ability to work independently, but also collaboratively as part of a team


Educational & Technical Requirements:

  • High-level English fluency and experience with scientific healthcare writing skills are  essential
  • Bachelor’s Degree required  
  • At least 2-3 years editorial experience in a publishing or related setting (could include copy editing, production, journal management or related experience)

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58989697
  • Location:
    Remote / Work From Home, United States
  • Position Title: Managing Editor- JANAC (Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care)
  • Company Name: ANAC (Association of Nurses in AIDS Care)
  • Industry: Professional Societies and Organizations
  • Job Function: Journal Managing Editor
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years

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