COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST SENIOR
JOB NO.: 94368-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: ENGR/ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENG
Categories: Communications, Editing, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Office & Administrative Support
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 94368-AS
Working Title: Communications Specialist Senior
Official Title: SR UNIV REL SPEC(T54BN) or UNIV RELATIONS SPEC(T54DN) or ASSOC UNIV REL SPEC(T54FN)
Hiring Department: A192500-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENG
Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 15, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
1-2 years higher education communications experience strongly preferred. This position requires considerable independent initiative and judgment and a high level of administrative problem-solving and analytic ability. Confidentiality of sensitive information must be maintained.
License or certificate:
The ECE Department is one of the largest departments on campus with over 40 faculty, 24 academic staff, 5 university staff, nearly 800 undergraduate students and approximately 300 graduate students. The ideal candidate will have courage to contribute ideas and take initiative toward shared goals; be willing to learn something new every day; and have a desire to bring creativity, curiosity, and innovative thinking to everything s/he contributes.
This position is responsible for strategic planning, coordination, and implementation of effective communication, outreach strategies, and events designed to support the department's strategic priorities, programs services, and mission. This position requires an understanding of the department's stakeholders and customers and the ability to work with a variety of internal and external constituencies and local partners. Specific duties include the development, writing, and/or editing of news releases, marketing education/promotion newsletters, and other print and electronic publications, managing the content of ECE's website, as well as coordinating social media presence, and analyzing marketing opportunites to identify and implement high-impact branding strategies.
The position coordinates complex activities, establishes and maintains communication links with external constituencies, and assists visitors, students, staff, and faculty in support of the mission of the department.
Instructions to applicants:
To apply please click on "Apply Now" and following on-line instructions. Resume and Cover letter required.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: May 11 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Jun 8 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time