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Ignite Communications & Marketing Manager (Office of the Vice President for Research)

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Florida State University
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Tallahassee, FL

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Job Title: Ignite Communications & Marketing Manager (Office of the Vice President for Research)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 57130
Department

The Office of the Vice President for Research is looking to fill the role of Communication & Marketing Manager for the Ignite Program.

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for developing an overall marketing and communications strategy for Commercialization and the IGNITE Incubation Program, as well as coordinating a wide variety of programs and activities designed to promote and publicize Commercialization and the Incubation Program. This position writes and edits high-profile marketing and promotional materials, such as brochures, flyers, and online and multimedia content, responsibilities. The position requires training and experience in oral and written communication to serve in a professional communicator role.

The position reports directly to the Associate Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Innovation and indirectly to the IGNITE Program Director of the incubation program. This position is responsible for developing an overall marketing and communications strategy for Commercialization and the IGNITE Incubation Program, as well as coordinating a wide variety of programs and activities designed to promote and publicize Commercialization and the Incubation Program.

The position in coordination with the communication team in the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), serves as a media contact and coordinates special events, including seminars and forums, press releases, and events in coordination with FSU OVPR and University Communications & Marketing.

This position writes and edits high-profile marketing and promotional materials, such as brochures, flyers, and online and multimedia content, responsibilities. The position requires training and experience in oral and written communication to serve in a professional communicator role.

Organizational Units supported include the IGNITE incubation program and Commercialization.

Commercialization is responsible for the identification, evaluation, development, protection, and utilization of intellectual property rights that result from FSU research activities and the activities of FSU researchers in affiliated hospitals and other off-site facilities. Clients are mainly FSU faculty, staff, and student researchers and innovators, but also include venture and technology companies desiring to license FSU inventions and technologies.

The IGNITE Incubation Program promotes, encourages, and enhances the research activities of FSU faculty, staff, and students, and brings together the strengths of FSU and the region, providing a critical interface to move university and community research into the marketplace, stimulate high-tech and biotech industries, and create jobs. Clients are FSU faculty, staff, and students; small business owners; and technology and economic development leaders in the community, especially representatives of government, business, and industry.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and four years of experience related to media, communications, and/or marketing services; or a high school diploma/equivalency and eight years in the same areas.

(Note: or a combination of post-high school education and experience equal to eight years in the same.)

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with technology transfer communications and marketing or another technology-based area.

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!

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. 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.

Considerations

This is an A&P position.

This position is being readvertised. Previous applicants need not reapply.

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

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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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