[Athen] FW: Job Opening - STEPP Project Coordinator

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Wed Dec 1 13:02:23 PST 2010

-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Martinengo [mailto:rmartinengo at gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 12:05 PM
To: Alternate Media
Subject: Re: Job Opening - STEPP Project Coordinator

Hello all,

The website is
The job number is 163728

Here is the complete listing:

Job Description
STEPP Publisher Project Mgr.(
Job Number:

EI2 AMAC/ATN staff will rely on this position for coordinating the
Student E-rent pilot Project (STEPP) grant. STEPP is an e-textbook
rental program for accessible course material for individuals with
disabilities, managed through CourseSmart. This position will be
responsible for leading staff in the design and architecture of the
project initiatives which will impact AMAC and ATN Units (i.e.IT,
finance, membership, production and administration).

The STEPP Publisher Project Coordinator's primary responsibility is to
ensure the project meets its goals and service delivery targets within
specified timelines. To accomplish the Coordinator will actively
interface with publishers and public post-secondary textbook vendors.

This position will:

Support and expand a digital asset management system, retail
e-book distribution and discovery platforms, e-textbook technologies
and library e-book sales services.
Design and implement a comprehensive marketing plan to promote
STEPP to college students and other target groups that utilize
traditional, web-based, and social media.
Act as key liaison between designated AMAC, CourseSmart, and
AccessText staff to ensure that the partners' efforts are coordinated
and aligned with project deliverables.
Develop and implement a plan to capture relevant data on customer
awareness and satisfaction, media coverage, comparable cost-savings
for students, and other pertinent information.
Prepare written and oral project reports on a monthly, quarterly,
annual, and ad hoc.


Bachelor's degree in Publishing, Marketing, Business, Communications,
or related field


Six years of job-related experience including experience in the
management and sales of digital content, including an understanding of
sales and distribution technologies, as well as knowledge of and
experience of the traditional book publishing process.

The position requires significant experience and success in
contracting, contract management and ongoing account development and
strategic planning. The applicant must be highly organized, understand
project management criteria, and have a proactive nature to serve

Activities and decisions are varied in nature, requiring
independent action and judgment in solving both common and complex
Substantial knowledge and experience with the post-secondary
textbook market.
Substantial experience developing and implementing innovative
product marketing strategies.
Substantial experience with web-based marketing tools/strategies.
Experience with the creation and deployment of digital
publications, ebooks, or instructional materials.
Proven ability to create and deliver professional quality presentations.
Knowledge of accessibility issues, disability, and universal design.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to develop and coordinate an advisory panel.

Department Description

For detailed information about Georgia Tech's Enterprise Innovation
Institute (EI2) see: http://www.innovate.gatech.edu/. For more
information about the EI2/Alternative Media Access Center (AMAC) see:
Georgia Tech offers exceptional benefits including vacation and sick
time accrual, one week of vacation during the Christmas and New Year
holidays, choice between two pension plans, several supplemental
retirement savings plans, medical/dental coverage, flexible spending
accounts, life insurance, tuition assistance, and other optional
employee benefits. For an overview of Georgia Tech's benefits, see OHR
site: http://www.ohr.gatech.edu (navigate to benefits).


: Development and Fundraising

Primary Location

: Enterprise Innovation Institute (EII)

Job Posting

: Nov 12, 2010


: Full-time

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