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Diversity Communications Manager

Job description

The Diversity Communications Manager develops and implements communication plans and events that advance a positive campus climate and supports the university’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion through comprehensive campus engagement.



Bachelor’s degree in communications, business, public relations or related field and three years of relevant experience to include issue advocacy; understanding of and demonstrated experience in applying principles, concepts, strategies and best practices; organizational skills to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple projects; record of successfully applying concepts and principles of digital media and social media strategies, metrics and tactics; ability to creatively apply tools to reach communication and marketing goals; technical skills in computer applications for web publishing; demonstrated strong written and interpersonal communication skills, including presentation and group facilitation skills; ability to communicate with, motivate and support diverse working groups; demonstrated ability to work efficiently and effectively in a team structure with other professionals and vendors; and familiarity with diversity issues.


Experience in launching and managing promotional campaigns; experience in a higher education environment; and experience with Drupal is a plus.

Hiring salary range: $41,900 - $52,500; normal starting salary:  $41,900 - $47,200.


Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of February 13, 2017 in order to ensure consideration. Please apply on line http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=80591 and submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references.

On-Campus applicants are defined as Amherst Campus non-student employees.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. 




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Posted: 1/26/2017
Application Due: 3/27/2017
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Salary: Hiring salary range: $41,900 - $52,500; normal starting salary: $41,900 - $47,200.