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Vacancy - Editorial Manager

Source: ACI
 (Fully Accredited as a Postgraduate University 
by the National Accreditation Board of the Ministry of Education)

has vacancy for the position of 

(for the Africa-wide publishing project – The African Theological Network Press)

1. Objective of the Position
1.1. To work with the ATNP Committee in commissioning new African theology titles.
1.2. To support African theologians as they write new titles commissioned by the ATNP Committee and to oversee the evaluation of these titles before they enter production.
1.3. To negotiate with global-north publishers for ATNP to acquire the rights for an Africa-only edition of African theology titles.
1.4. To oversee the production of a new ATNP title from submitted typescript through to print-ready digital files.
1.5. To develop a distribution network for ATNP titles, working with theological institutions, publishers and e-book platforms in particular African countries and in the global north via a print-on-demand platform.
1.6. To develop a budget for ATNP and submit accounts to the ATNP Committee, working in conjunction with ACI’s Registry.

2. Qualifications required for the position
2.1. Mature Christian with integrity, and a sense of responsibility, committed to the Institute’s vision, aims and objectives.
2.2. Commitment to a vision of Christian scholarship that serves Christian mission.
2.3. Experience of and commitment to working across the Christian traditions and across cultures, both on the African Continent and beyond.
2.4. Education to a Doctoral level preferred, within African theology or a related discipline. If to a Masters level, the applicant needs to have experience of writing and/or editing African theological titles.
2.5. Aptitude in and preferably experience of editing academic publications in English.
2.6. High level of project management and ability to self-manage multiple tasks.
2.7. Good level of entrepreneurial ability, preferably with experience of academic publishing in the African context.

3. Salary
This is a permanent, full-time position. Salary is commensurate with the skills and abilities of the post with an additional healthcare and pension package.

4. Application Procedure
Interested persons should please send application letters, their curriculum vitae and addresses of three references (current employer, pastor and personal friend) to The Registrar, Akrofi-Christaller Institute, P.O. Box 76, Akropong-Akuapem; e-mail:; Phone: 0277556718 OR 0342091491

CLOSING DATE: 20th October, 2017

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