Position: Contract Indexer
Organization: Alexander Street Press
3212 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Start date: Immediately
An Indexer at Alexander Street Press is expected to be the subject matter expert responsible for the quality of the bibliographic and descriptive metadata applied to the content within our award winning products. An Indexer will be called upon to be the “release lead” for a content update or product release, meaning they are responsible for revising or completing the index spec, ensuring the targeted number of items are indexed according to specification, as well as monitoring and reporting on overall Production status associated with the targeted date. An Indexer can be called upon to assist in the definition and implementation of indexing standards and process workflows to ensure completion of projects on schedule that meet customer expectations whether indexing is completed by in-house staff or 3rd parties. They are also expected to participate in cross-departmental initiatives; occasionally being asked to assume a leadership role in such initiatives.
The contract indexer initial focus will be the actual indexing of the material we include in our online offering.
- Apply bibliographic and descriptive metadata according to specification for assigned content, consistently meeting or exceeding all quality standards and indexing completion rate targets.
We are willing to consider full and part time staff. We would prefer to have you work in our Alexandria office, but we are willing to consider remote employees.