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Job Opening: Indexer

Feb 10, 2023

Feb 7, 2023

The Alternative Press Center is seeking an Indexer to join its small,
progressive staff in Baltimore, Maryland. The Center is a non-profit
organization with a 50+ year history as a leading authority on the
alternative press, publishing the respected quarterly Alternative Press
Index and maintaining one of the foremost collections of alternative
reading materials.

Compensation for this part-time position beginning April 1, 2023 is
$17,680 salary with one week paid vacation.


* Indexing (categorization and data-entry of approx. 90 articles/week).
Indexing consists of the subject categorization of periodical articles and
data entry and does not necessarily need to be done in the office.

* Editorial work consists of the review of periodicals for inclusion in the
Index and the proofing and copy editing.


* Background in social sciences, humanities, information science, or
library science.
* Familiarity with global politics and social movements.
* Ability to work independently with attention to detail and meet deadlines.
* Commitment to democracy, diversity, progressive causes, and social change.
* Access to Windows-based personal computer preferred.
* Experience with database software a plus.
* Previous indexing, abstracting, or cataloging experience a plus.
* Experience with library classification systems and subject headings a
* Ability to read/write French or Spanish is helpful but not required.


Please send a cover letter and resume with contact information for two
references by March 31, 2023 to:

The Alternative Press Center encourages applicants of diverse age,
ethnicity, gender, nationality, physical ability, religion, sexuality, and
veteran status. For more information on the Center visit our web page at