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Programs and Communications Coordinator

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Programs and Communications Coordinator
Neurobiology


Programs and Communications Coordinator

Please apply directly to this requisition and also send your resume and cover letter to mds55 at duke dot edu.

A cover letter is required.

Occupational Summary
Manage multi-faceted, inter-departmental invited seminar program in Neurobiology, including the planning, implementation, and facilitation of Ruth K. Broad and distinguished speaker seminars. Develop communication strategies to support major initiatives and projects, including these seminars. Establish standards, provide oversight, and manage editorial content for websites, publications, e-news, and other internal and external communication.

Work Performed

Program/Event Management: (60%)

  • Budget for, coordinate, and manage logistics for seminars and other neurobiology group events, including the Ruth K. Broad Seminars and distinguished speakers (e.g., speaker schedules, travel, menus). Engage appropriate faculty across the Duke neuroscience community to participate in the seminars and the speaker meetings, and manage the space utilization and scheduling. (30%)
  • Coordinate and manage meetings, events, and programs for Translating Duke Health Initiative on Brain Resilience and Repair. (20%)
  • Make operational and programmatic decisions to ensure the success of program strategies and objectives. Develop, coordinate, and advise staff regarding program implementation and policy. Monitor and evaluate program effectiveness using qualitative and quantitative research techniques, and recommend and implement modifications to improve program effectiveness. (10%)

Communications: (40%)
  • Coordinate communications activities for Neurobiology, including conceptualizing and writing the e-news, promotional materials, press releases, and fliers; creating e-flyers and updating video screens; and managing Duke calendar submissions and tags. Develop plans and schedules for the release of publicity materials. (15%)
  • Draft, format, and maintain content on the Duke Neurobiology and related websites. Keep information and links current, including news and links to faculty profiles and labs and Scholars@Duke. Write content of feature stories for display on the Neurobiology and faculty websites, newsletters, and social media outlets. Review and assess the google analytics data to inform relevant changes and improve usability and traffic to the website. (10%)
  • Work with faculty across the larger neuroscience community to expand and improve their web and social media presence. Coordinate with faculty and staff to identify recent publications, research awards, and interesting news items to display prominently on the website and e-news as well as through social media. (10%)
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with leaders and key communication offices and staff for Duke University and Duke University Health System. Partner and coordinate with the Office of News & Communications on media inquiries, articles, and news releases. (5%)


Complete other duties as assigned.

Skills
Strong communication skills; ability to work with a diverse set of people and to provide guidance and direction to subordinates; organizational skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office; logic and reasoning skills; program evaluation skills; communication skills; knowledge of science.



Requisition Number
401387049

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
2321 PROGRAM COORD

Job Family Level
10

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging.

Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skillsgenerally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.

Experience

Work requires one year of experience in program administration or involving academic, instructional or counseling activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities and events.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Preferences:

Background in science.

2 years of experience in program administration and/or communication to acquire skills necessary to plan,coordinate, and implement a variety of program activities and events and to manage the department's communications strategies and activities. A master's degree in a related field may be substituted for 2 years' experience.

Skills: Strong communication skills; ability to work with adverse set of people and to provide guidance and direction to subordinates; organizational skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office;logic and reasoning skills;program evaluation skills;communication skills; knowledge of science.

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 3/20/2018
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