Writer

Location
Chicago, IL
Posted
Jun 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Hyde Park Campus

Department
59678 Enrollment And Student Advance

About the Unit
For more information, visit https://collegeadmissions.uchicago.edu/.

Job Information

Job Summary:

Works in collaboration with ESA team members to inform prospective students, parents, educators, employers of the Office of Enrollment and Student Advancement programs through written work in multiple media.

Responsibilities:
  • Under minimal supervision, the Writer researches, creates, writes, edits and proofs a variety of communications for the Office of Enrollment and Student Advancement, including letters, emails, publications, and reports and ensures communications are in line with the University mission and consistent in the style required.
  • Works complex assignments that are broad in nature, requiring significant originality, flexibility and ingenuity. May supervise, train and oversee the work of other staff and interns.
  • Participates in workgroups and committees that support ESA communications strategies and tactics.
  • May participate in the recruitment and review of prospective students.
  • Travel may be necessary.
  • Requires the ability to work nights and weekends.


Competencies:
  • Knowledge of grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style required.
  • Ability to fully investigate topics related to projects and assignments.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Presentation skills required. - Interpersonal skills required.
  • Editing and proofing skills required.
  • Creativity required.
  • Problem-solving skills required.
  • Decision-making skills required.
  • Project management skills required
  • Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Organizational skills required.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality required.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required.
  • Ability to train others required.
  • Ability to coordinate the work of others required.
  • Interviewing skills preferred.
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing, Web authoring/design and graphic design software preferred.


Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:

Education
  • Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.


Experience:
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience required. Experience in undergraduate admissions preferred.


Technical Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially Word and PowerPoint required.


Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References
  • Writing Sample

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility
Yes

Pay Frequency
Monthly

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours
37.5

Union
Non-Union

Job is Exempt?
Yes

Drug Test Required?
No

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
No

Health Screen Required?
No

Posting Date
2018-06-07-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2018-12-07-08:00

Posting Statement:

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: http://securityreport.uchicago.edu. Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.

Full time
JR01688

About Us
The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.

We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

To learn more about the university click here http://www.uchicago.edu/

PI102840259

Similar jobs

Similar jobs