Senior Communications Manager / Senior Communications Manager/S

Job description

Job no: 687267
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 15
Major Administrative Unit / College: Administration
Department: Human Resources 10070642
Sub Area: APSA- Pro Supervisory
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Professional Supervisory- APSA, PR/Media/Graphics/Comm/Fund Raising, Union
Working/Functional Title

Senior Communications Manager

Position SummaryThe purpose of this position is to direct strategic communication development, support, and oversight to the unit in order to effectively communicate important information to key stakeholder groups, in a way that aligns with the University's mission, initiatives and central communication strategies. This includes, but is not limited to, crisis communication support, communication support for unit executives in order to best represent the unit internally and externally to the university, collaboration and support with other campus units and providing communications consulting, and project communication support.Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in English, journalism, public relations, marketing, telecommunications or communications, or a related field; five to eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in news media or media relations or in a field which corresponds to the particular department of employment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Five to seven years experience directing a communications operation in a large complex organization; and working knowledge of human resource laws and regulations.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter


2 writing and/or design samples

Work Hours


Bidding eligibility ends on 1/12/2021 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Jan 6, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 7, 2021 Eastern Standard Time




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Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 2/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time