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Media Specialist

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
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Jun 21, 2021

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Job Title: Media Specialist
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 49074

College of Law

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at:


This position assists the Communications Director with all aspects of law school communication, including editing and writing, social media, graphic design, web content and photography. Helps manage official law school social media accounts.

Responsible for College of Law digital media and social media strategy. Manage social media content and scheduling for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and any new properties as needed. Assist with YouTube content posting. Work closely with the Dean on the Dean's social media accounts. Oversee photography for law school events and publications, manipulating photos for publications, website, and social media.

Assists with writing and editing a wide variety of communications vehicles, including newsletters, web and social media content, press releases, brochures, magazine articles and other promotional materials.

Work with Director and Communications Coordinator on the overall direction and development of the College of Law website content. Includes meeting with department heads, faculty members and students to discuss their needs for web content, and making recommendations for improving existing content. Ensures that web content is current and grammatically correct and that messaging is consistent throughout the site and with the overall branding of the law school.

Responsible for using the Adobe Creative Suite programs and Canva to edit photos and design various electronic and print communications vehicles.

Assists Communications Director and other administrators with special projects as needed.

Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience or a high school diploma/equivalency and six years' experience. Note: Post high school education can substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.

Experience in the communications field is required. Applicants must be extremely detail oriented, proficient with common office software (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, Zoom) and able to quickly learn other programs. Must possess advanced knowledge of design software such as Adobe Creative Suite and Canva, and be proficient with social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. The ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously is essential.

Preferred Previous experience designing and implementing social media strategies and/or designing digital media content is strongly preferred. Experience writing and editing for social media, newsletters and magazines is also strongly preferred.

Contact Info Christi Morgan, Director of Communications
Florida State University College of Law
[email protected]

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

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Schedule This position works in the office 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, with a one-hour break for lunch. Occasional evening and/or weekend 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 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.

Applicants must attach a cover letter and resume to the online application.

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.


Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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