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Department Office Support II

Princeton University
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Jul 1, 2021

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The ORL is looking for a professional and self-motivated individual who would be enthusiastic about developing communication strategies and programming that embodies the ethos of the ORL and would appeal to the student population (and broader Princeton community at large). Under the supervision of the Associate Dean of Religious Life, the Communications and Program Coordinator is responsible for communicating information about the diverse programs and events hosted by the ORL and the Chapel. The Communications and Program Coordinator will therefore perform a wide range of duties in the following areas: partner/student outreach, media content development, website management, program development, program documentation, student supervision, email communications, and special events.


This year, the incumbent will also be responsible for implementing the recently re-branded ORL identity through campaigns, social media posts and special projects. The accepted candidate will also be expected to hire, supervise, and manage ORL Student Correspondents to support the communication goals of the office. Additionally, the ORL Communications and Program Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing and organizing a number of annual programs, including the Faith-Based Internship summer program, Hidden Chaplains, and a large ORL conference with rotating themes per year. Furthermore, the accepted candidate would have the flexibility and freedom to pursue their own self-initiated projects with guidance from the Associate Dean of Religious Life. Past projects have included the #PrincetonSoulStories Instagram series, the Hidden Chaplains Stairwell Gallery and videos for the Religion and Forced Migration Initiative website.


Experience with and ability to use and learn software or platforms including Google Drive, Google Docs and Google Spreadsheets, MS Word, Outlook Email, Adobe In Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube - Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including active listening - Ability to take appropriate initiative, work independently, and exercise professional judgment - Excellent project management skills, including ability to set project objectives, identify and address issues, identify required resources, identify process steps and adjust action plans to achieve desired outcomes - Commitment to work position for a minimum of three years


2-3 years experience in communications or program coordination - Knowledge of the Office of Religious Life: its mission, vision, goals, policies, practices, infrastructure, and role within the broader University - Awareness of interfaith programming dynamics and intentions - Understanding and experience in most news/media mediums including the internet, social media and other emerging platforms - Ability to multitask. Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects with potentially competing deadlines while maintaining accuracy



Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW.


Standard Weekly Hours36.25Eligible for OvertimeYesBenefits EligibleYesEssential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)NoPhysical Capacity Exam RequiredNoValid Driver’s License RequiredNo#LI-JE1


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