Thursday, April 25, 2013

Journal of NACAA Chair/Editor Opening - Deadline Extended

Journal of NACAA Chair/Editor Opening

The NACAA Board of Directors is currently seeking an Editor/Chair for the Journal of NACAA. This is a 3 year appointment. Members who are interested in submitting an application for this position are encouraged to download a copy of the application which can be found at
For this committee appointment - the application process is not set up for "Electronic" submission. You must complete the Word document and submit directly as an attachment to NACAA Secretary Richard Fechter at by no later than May 5, 2013.
Here's a brief summary of the job description for the Editor of the Journal of NACAA:

Job Description for Journal of NACAA Chair

  • The Candidate must have a working knowledge of various types of technology used in the creation of documents for publication. Some examples are; the NACAA Web Page, internet links, the creation of spreadsheets for data tabulation, various document creation programs, wiki discussion pages, and photograph and chart creation and insertion techniques.
  • The Candidate must establish a close working relationship with the NACAA Executive Director, the NACAA Electronic Communications Chair, the NACAA Internal Publications Committee, and the NACAA Secretary.
  • The Candidate must administrate and communicate with the Journal Committee via conference call on a regular basis.
  • The Candidate must administrate the recruitment of 25-50 reviewers for the reviewing process.
  • The Candidate must design and provide training for reviewers that will improve the reviewing process for the journal.
  • The Candidate must communicate regularly with reviewers to ensure timeliness in the reviewing process.
  • After the deadline for receiving submissions has passed the Candidate must communicate with the participants informing them that their submission has been received.
  • After the reviewing process is complete the Candidate should communicate with participants to inform them of the acceptance or rejection of their papers.
  • Prior to or immediately after the "Call for Papers" the Candidate should communicate with NACAA membership to encourage the submission of papers.
  • The Candidate must administrate the journal publication process to allow for publishing the journal at least on a biannual basis.

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