Description: Responsible for managing peer review for five RSNA journals, including processing manuscript submissions; assigning peer reviewers; corresponding with authors and collecting, updating, and reporting data from the solicitation and submission processes.
Manages peer review process for all RSNA journals, overseeing staff, ensuring processing goals are met, managing workloads, and supporting staff growth. Proactively monitors manuscript queues to ensure timelines. Provides backup for all aspects of the peer review workflow.
Manages reporting for all peer review related systems, providing regular and accurate accounts of manuscript status as well as any ad hoc requests in support of editorial operations. Works with Assistant Director: Journal Operations to develop new reports and assess what analytics are needed to monitor strategic goals.
Works with offsite contacts providing customer support to maintain and modify website for manuscript submission and peer review. Communicates regularly with manuscript software vendors to ensure highest level of service is maintained and internal concerns are addressed appropriately. Beta-tests changes to peer review systems.
Routinely evaluates manuscript workflows and makes suggestions for improvement; responsible for assessing workflow implications relating to new initiatives and making recommendations as needed to ensure optimal efficiency. Stays current on trends in scholarly publishing peer review.
Responsible for the effective delivery of the yearly monograph issues of RadioGraphics and other special publication projects.
Works closely with publications staff, IT, and other RSNA staff to prepare for journal-related activities at the RSNA Annual Meeting.
Bachelor's degree required
3 to 5 years of experience in scholarly publishing
Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and analytic skills
Strong interpersonal/communication skills
Prior experience supervising/training staff
Experience with manuscript processing systems; ScholarOne Manuscripts preferred
About Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is headquartered in Oak Brook Illinois and is a 50,000+ member medical specialty society with a staff of 200 and a budget of $40 million. RSNA holds the largest medical meeting in the world, with around 55,000 - 60,000 attendees, in Chicago each November following Thanksgiving.