Specialist IV - CJ Communications & Events Coordinator

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Specialist IV - CJ Communications & Events Coordinator


Specialist IV - CJ Communications & Events Coordinator

FLSA status

Hiring Salary
$3,128 – $4,568 per month

Occupational Category

Office of the Dean - Criminal Justice

Open Until Filled

Educational and Experience Requirement
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Mass Communications, Journalism, Public Relations/Advertising. Two years professional experience in writing, marketing, social media, public relations, planning large-scale events. Experience in an academic environment preferable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position
Create digital and print media for the College of Criminal Justice and Criminal Justice Center. Coordinate events and recruitment efforts for the college.

Primary Responsibilities
Plans, writes, edits, and reviews content for publications, news releases, advertisements, web pages, videos and social media posts for the College of Criminal Justice and Criminal Justice Center. Partners together on activities, programs, publications, awards and general matters of interest. Researches and conducts interviews to produce targeted news reports for both internal and external audiences as well as expanded features on research, teaching, operations, and student activities for various publication outlets. Markets, advertises, and promotes the College of Criminal Justice and Criminal Justice Center programs, events and services to students, alumni, employers, faculty, and staff. Plans, coordinates, organizes, and markets recruiting and student events in the college. Assists program managers in creating, planning, and executing new recruitment outreach events to attract quality applicants. Responds to inquiries or requests for information and serves as primary point of contact for college programs. Processes purchasing within the department. Provides supervision to student workers. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications
Requires a demonstrated ability to establish congenial work relationships and to communicate effectively within department and workgroup.

Full Time Part Time
Full Time


EEO Statement
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional Documents
    Screening Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * How did you learn about this position?
      • The Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
      • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
      • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
      • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
      • Association for Women in Science
      • TWC - Work in Texas
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Higher Ed Jobs
      • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
      • SHSU Website
      • SHSU Employee
      • Other
    2. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Do you have any experience creating and implementing a communication plan?

      (Open Ended Question)

    4. * Do you have any work experience with communications?
      • Yes
      • No
    5. * Do you have any professional writing experience?
      • Yes
      • No
    6. * Please describe your experience with planning and coordinating events.

      (Open Ended Question)




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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/16/2020
    Application Due: 1/14/2021
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