Digital Media Specialist

Galesburg, Illinois
Jul 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Knox College seeks a digital media specialist to help the College creatively promote its primary marketing messages through various digital media channels. The digital media specialist is responsible for web publishing, writing, editing, and designing content, including e-newsletters and social media, and is the primary facilitator of training opportunities and user support of the content management system (CMS), allowing campus constituents to manage their own online content. The digital media specialist also assists in maintaining a global perspective of current web content and for actively contributing to ongoing plans for accessibility, usability, and general enhancement. The specialist will join a committed team working together across various media to implement all primary college marketing and communication strategies and messaging, with a focus on the diverse and vibrant character of the college. The college seeks someone who writes well, is detail oriented, enjoys a fast-paced and fun environment, can manage multiple projects simultaneously, and has a passion for a residential liberal arts education.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, English, or a related field. Experience in copywriting, layout and design, and web publishing is a plus. The successful candidate will also have a good sense of design and general familiarity with graphics programs, such as Photoshop, and analytics tools.
If an opportunity to work and grow in and showcase life at a vibrant, residential liberal arts college is of interest to you, we encourage you to apply.

Please send a cover letter, resume, Knox College employment application and three professional references to Human Resources at The inclusion of a portfolio or work samples is strongly recommended. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Notice of Non-Discrimination
In keeping with its commitment to equal rights since it was founded in 1837, Knox College particularly welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups. Knox College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or preference, age, marital or family status, disability, veteran status, or other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law in admission, financial aid, employment, athletics, or any other aspect of its educational programs or activities. In addition, Knox College is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its accompanying regulations from so discriminating on the basis of sex.

Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College’s policies that prohibit discrimination should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title IX and this policy.

Lead Title IX Coordinator
Kimberly K. Schrader Old Jail 12 | Campus Box K-209

309-341-7751 office | 309-337-6536 cell

Deputy Title IX Coordinator

Crystal D. Bohm Associate Vice President of Human Resources Administrative Services Center 109 | Campus Box K-200

309-341-7200 office

Individuals may also contact the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights for additional information.

Office for Civil Rights

U.S. Department of Education-Chicago Office

500 W Madison St., Suite 1475 Chicago, IL 60661-4544

Telephone: (312)730-1560