Employment Opportunities at Ave Maria Press

Open Positions

Accounting Assistant

Ave Maria Press has a position available for a part-time Accounting Assistant.  This person will work closely with the Controller using current accounting practices.  As a book publishing company, Ave Maria Press produces both printed and electronic books (eBooks).  As the eBook industry is growing and evolving so too are the methods used to respond to and support that market.  The hours are typically Monday through Friday, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
(Include the following, other duties may be assigned.)

  • Assist with month end closing activities
    • Monthly bank reconciliations
    • Post journal entries
    • Monthly tracking and analysis of prepaid expenses
    • Accrued expenses and royalty processing
    • Assist A/P (accounts payable)
  • Book cost summaries
  • eText contracts
  • Foreign rights and permissions
  • Assist on sales order entry of eBooks and POD (print on demand)

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to collect and analyze data
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Detail-oriented
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Minimum of one year of accounting/bookkeeping

Ave Maria Press offers a professional environment. This is a part time, hourly position located in Notre Dame, Indiana. Qualified individuals should send their resume to Pattie Gates at pgates1@nd.edu.



Ave Maria Press regularly has internship opportunities throughout the year, including the summer. We look for students pursuing disciplines that are a fit with our needs: English, Philosophy, Theology, Marketing, Communications, and Graphic Arts and Design, to name a few possibilities.

Internships are for individuals currently enrolled in a degree program with an accredited educational institution. Our goal is to provide exposure to the various opportunities within the Catholic publishing industry. Interns from Ave Maria Press have gone on to secure permanent jobs in the publishing industry.

For more information, please contact our human resources manager.



Ave Maria Press is an Equal Opportunity Employer that follows all Federal and State Compliance laws regarding employment practices, including all aspects of the Title VII Federal employment law that pertain to our organization.