Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Opportunity - Dialog Box Editor at Weave, the Journal of Library User Experience

Weave: the Journal of Library User Experience seeks a creative editor to join our editorial staff.

You’ll be responsible for on all non-peer-reviewed content in the journal. You will work with authors to develop their pitches and ideas into publishable articles that help improve the profession, and shape the direction of the only open-access, peer-reviewed publication dedicated to User Experience research in libraries.

Our past Dialog Box publications have included:

* Symposia on topics of professional interest Book reviews
* Interviews
* Opinion pieces
* How-to articles

You can see more of our content from the first six issues of at
As Dialog Box editor, you’ll spend at least 5–10 hours a month on the journal. Your duties include:

* Soliciting and reading Dialog Box pitches, and offering constructive feedback to authors
* Reading and providing feedback on author drafts
* Helping to choose content for each issue of the journal
* Participating in a virtual monthly editorial meeting, and communicating with editorial staff as needed

All editors work on deadline. Our busiest times are three months before each issue is published, as we get everything ready for copy editing and production. (We publish issues in early April and October.) This is a remote position which, like all editorial staff at Weave, is volunteer.

Weave values diversity, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Interested? Tell us about your writing and editing experience and show us your passion for readable and creative prose. If you’re familiar with library and user experience terminology, that’s great, but not required.

To apply, send a cover letter, CV, and writing sample to the search committee at by July 7, 2017.


The WeaveUX Dialog Box Editor Search Committee:
* Amanda Etches
* Kyle Felker
* Courtney Greene McDonald
* Matthew Reidsma