Digital Content Specialist (9 Month Fixed Term)

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Digital Content Specialist (9 Month Fixed Term)

Stanford University

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Job Code: 4911Job Grade: D
Stanford University's Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking a Digital Community & Social Media Specialist 1 to be under the direct supervision, build, cultivate, advocate for, respond to, monitor, and grows a digital community on behalf of, and while representing, an organization; with supervision.

This position will focus on the Department's “external face” including website, social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter), and video and iPad content for patients. The incumbent will be responsible for updating the current website content, coordinating various department webpages and web authors (both SHC and SOM), establishing a schedule for refreshes, and maintaining our social media presence. In addition, the incumbent will coordinate the video content for patient education videos, including identifying a videographer, working with appropriate faculty on the content and messaging, and delivering a finished project. Finally, the incumbent will be responsible for curating a vast library of content for uploading into iPads for patient education. This aspect of the position will include content review and curation, establishing a process for distribution and maintenance of iPads, and developing a content refresh schedule.

Duties include:

  • Assist in building and/or maintaining a digital community through social media channels, blogs and the web.
  • Draft content used to engage constituents and grow channels. Curate digital content.
  • Implement social listening efforts and report back to management; Provide customer service to constituents across digital channels; Represent organization to constituents.
  • Compile data and report on social media use.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.

Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and relevant experience.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Familiar with technology, social platforms, current and future trends.
  • Organized and creative.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to take direction and work to meet expected deadlines and schedules
  • Demonstrated team player.


  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, speaking.
  • Occasionally grasp forcefully, writing by hand.
  • Rarely sort/file paperwork.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Occasional work on evenings and weekends.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,


Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 1/17/2019
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