Job Title: Communications Coordinator
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 46277
Department FSU College of LawEqual Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfResponsibilities This position is a member of the College of Law's Communications Office, supporting the Director and Assistant Director of Communications with all aspects of law school communications. Responsible for collaborating with law school departments on website strategy and performing the vast majority of College of Law website updates. Assists with drafting and posting social media content, photography, editing and writing. Also assists with small graphic design projects, primarily for social media.
Social Media: Responsible for drafting social media posts and taking photos for social media. Assists with posts on the College of Law's Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat and other social media platforms. Manages the law school's student takeovers on social media. Researches social media trends, especially in the area of higher education, and incorporates trends into the law school's social media strategy. Ensures that social media posts are consistent with College of Law branding and goals. Collaborates with Assistant Director to formulate social media strategy. Stays abreast of new social media trends, recommending and implementing new social media initiatives in response to market development.
Web Site Content: Performs the vast majority of the College of Law's website content updates. Creates new pages and ensures updates are performed in a timely manner. Works with various internal offices to make necessary web updates. Ensures posts are consistent with College of Law branding and that content is current and grammatically correct.
Photography: Serves as one of the College of Law's internal photographers. Responsible for taking high-quality photos of law school events and constituents as needed. Responsible for utilizing Adobe Creative Suite programs to manipulate photos for use on the website, on social media platforms and in publications. Required to work minimal weekend and event hours to cover some events.
Supports the Director and Assistant Director with other projects as needed. Other responsibilities include editing and drafting a variety of communications materials, and utilizing Abode Creative Suite programs and Canva for small social media graphic design projects.Qualifications A high school diploma and five years of related work experience, or post-secondary education and work experience totaling five years, are required.
Applicants must be familiar with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) or similar software, and Adobe AcrobatPro and Creative Suite or similar software .
The ability to communicate effectively, through various formats, is essential. Must have strong writing skills, to include correct grammar and editing, the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines, and the ability to interact professionally with a wide variety of constituents.Preferred A Bachelor's degree in English, Communications or a related field is preferred. Prior experience with website and social media content management and/or photography is also preferred.Contact Info Christi Morgan
Director of Communications
Florida State University College of Law
[email protected] Salary Range Anticipated salary range of $35,000-$38,000 based on experience.Schedule This position works 8am-5pm Monday - Friday. Occasional overtime hours may be required to cover special events.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.
The College of Law prefers that applicants attach a cover letter and resume to the online application.Veterans' Preference Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=ers/application/application_veterans_preference, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.
IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.