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Publishing Officer

Job No.: 656319

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Part-time, fraction (0.6)

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $78,255 - $89,888 pa HEW Level 05 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • A rare opportunity to join a respected university publisher
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them

At Monash, work feels different. There’s a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That’s why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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The Opportunity

Do you have exceptional administrative skills, a passion for publishing and the ability to multitask?

Monash University Publishing is seeking a motivated and highly capable Publishing Officer, with excellent communication skills, a love of reading and initiative in spades.

In this integral position you will provide administrative support to a small, busy team, including coordinating mailouts, fulfilling customer orders, processing invoices and maintaining databases. You will also manage the submissions inbox and assist in reading and assessing manuscripts, liaising with authors, external readers and peer reviewers, and helping with production checks and proofreading as required. You will assist our marketing and publicity team in the development and preparation of marketing campaigns, collateral and promotional materials for print and online.

This is a rare opportunity to join a respected university publisher with a strong team dynamic. Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

Be part of our story. Work with us to #ChangeIt.

Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

To Apply

Please submit a current copy of your resume along with a cover letter in which you outline how you meet the key selection criteria.

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


Julia Carlomagno, Director and Publisher - Monash University Publishing, +61 3 9905 0590

Position Description

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Closing Date

Monday 25 September 2023, 11:55pm AEST

Supporting a diverse workforce

Monash University recognises that its Australian campuses are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Kulin nations, and pays its respects to their elders, past and present.