The International Society for Performance Improvement is currently looking for an ISPI member who can demonstrate an extensive knowledge of human performance technology (HPT), has a professional network inside and outside the field, and possesses an editorial review ability to be the editor of Performance Improvement journal. The editor is responsible for acquiring, reviewing, and selecting manuscripts and contributing suggestions and ideas toward the editorial direction. The editor works with authors and potential authors to maintain the highest standard of editorial content. In addition, the editor works directly with the publications manager, who is responsible for all production and distribution. The editor reports to the executive director, who serves as the publisher of Performance Improvement journal.

The position requires a two-year commitment, commencing in April 2011. The editor will receive a $10,000 a year stipend as compensation for the invested time and effort as well as hotel and registration compensation for the April 2012 and April 2013 ISPI annual conferences. The editor must be able to attend the April 2011, April 2012, and April 2013 annual conferences.

Performance Improvement is published 10 times a year and has a circulation of more 5,000 members, subscribers, and institutions. Click here for job description and application to download. The deadline for application submissions is January 5, 2011.

You will be notified of your selection status, or if the selection committee requires additional information, by February 8, 2011.

ISPI intends to have the editor selected by early March, so the individual will have ample time to plan any Annual Conference activities. The editor is responsible for paying any fees associated with attending THE Performance Improvement Conference 2011 in Orlando, Florida on April 10-13, 2011. However, hotel and registration compensation for the April 2012 and April 2013 is provided by ISPI (travel costs remain the responsibility of the editor).

If you have any questions, please call 301.587.8570 x106 or email johnc@ispi.org. All materials must be received by January 5, 2011.