Public Relations Specialist IDepartment:
EITS-Planning & EngagementAbout the University of Georgia:
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.Posting Type:
Benefits EligibleFull/Part time:
Full TimeAdditional Schedule Information:
Monday – Friday; 8am – 5pmAdvertised Salary:
$25,175 - $28,000Posting Date:
07/29/2021Open until filled:
YesProposed Starting Date:
08/16/2021Location of Vacancy:
Athens Area EEO Policy Statement:
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).Classification Title:
Marketing/Public Relations Paraprofessional/ProfessionalFLSA:
Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field.Position Summary:
This position serves as a communications team member in the Planning and Engagement Team with Enterprise Information Technology Services. This position will be responsible for producing a variety of content for online and print materials for a number of audiences, such as students, faculty, staff, campus IT partners, system functional owners, and EITS employees. The content may include, but is not limited to, marketing materials, student guides, faculty guides, newsletters, press releases, website stories, and instructional technical guides. In addition, this position will serve a key role in the planning, implementation and communications of EITS events, such as orientation, the Computer Health and Security Fair, and the State of IT presentations.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:
Excellent writing skills.Physical Demands:
Write and edit articles for publication.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
Work under extremely limited supervision.
Use independent judgment.
Use discretion with confidential information.
Collaborate with team members in cross-functional teams.
Experience with social media
Normal office environment.Is driving a responsibility of this position?:
NoIs this a Position of Trust?:
YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:
NoDoes this position require a P-Card? :
NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :
NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:
NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):
YesCredit and P-Card policy:
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.Duties/Responsibilities:
Facilitates planning, implementation and participation in EITS events, such as orientation, the Computer Health and Security Fair, and State of Technology. Ensure consistent branding of EITS materials. Provide general oversight and input for outreach efforts which various EITS departments may participate in. Ensure common branding and marketing material is utilized. Review documentation and information to be distributed for standard look and feel.Percentage of time:
Contributes to communications efforts for IT projects, including assisting with communication plans. Responsibilities may include drafting web and print materials, such as press releases, stories for EITS website, participation in collaboration meetings with partners, and affected users, drafting presentations, and drafting other communication materials to targeted audiences. Scope of work will also include marketing and branding of new and existing services to target audiences.Percentage of time:
Supports updates to the EITS website. Ensure information on the site is current and accurate. Co-manages social medial channels. Schedule and post social media posts as defined by the EITS social media planPercentage of time:
Develops EITS marketing materials including EITS Student Guide and Faculty/IT Staff Guide.Percentage of time: