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RILM is hiring

Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) is seeking to hire a part-time Assistant Editor to work in our offices at the CUNY Graduate Center.

• Keying and uploading of new entries into the RILM database; classifying each entry according to general musical topics.
• Checking each bibliographic detail for accuracy and consistency, and ensuring that RILM’s bibliographic and style rules are followed.
• Some editing of abstracts according to RILM style.
• Verifying new entries against the RILM database and other bibliographic sources, including OCLC’s WorldCat where applicable.
• Proofreading and other office duties as needed.

Background and qualifications: The candidate for this position must have a solid knowledge of music, strong written English skills, and a keen eye for bibliographic detail. A good working knowledge of another language in addition to English is required. Strong organizational skills, experience with computers (particularly databases and word processing), and the ability to work independently, but also with many diverse personalities in close proximity, is important.

Hours and pay rate: 20 hours per week would be optimal. Assistant Editors begin at $14/hour.

Application materials may be submitted to:

Joseph Orchard
RILM International Center
365 Fifth Ave., Suite 3108
New York, NY 10016-4309
Phone: 212-817-1992
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