Director of Campus Communications

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Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: University Communications - 258000

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0003252

Position Summary: Reporting to the senior director of communications planning and strategic projects, and working with colleagues in the Office of University Communications, the director of campus communications provides strategic communications support to senior University administrators and serves as the lead communicator on major University-wide initiatives. The director works collaboratively with the chancellor, executive vice chancellor and provost and other senior leaders to deliver a consistent message that supports the University's priorities as outlined in the Blueprint for Next strategic framework and advances the University's position as a leader in higher education.

Application Deadline: 08/24/2018

Education Requirements: A bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations or a related field including new media.

Qualification and Experience: A minimum of seven years' experience working in a deadline-driven communications or public relations environment with extensive experience writing professionally for a variety of platforms, including op-eds, blogs and social media. He or she and will have a detailed working knowledge of issues in higher education, as well as a general knowledge of University policies and operations. Ability to communicate complex information to targeted audiences; ability to plan and convey messages that enhance and promote the mission of the University. Ability to direct project completion across multiple teams.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Tim Sabo, Director of Business Operations

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: 919-445-0944

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Posted: 8/10/2018
Application Due: 8/24/2018
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