Under the direction of the Director of Communications in the Office of Academic Affairs, the Communications Specialist develops communications and marketing plans and originates content for websites, broadcast emails and social media. This position will be the lead point of contact for at least one unit or program area, working with colleagues in OAA Communications and partner units to plan, execute and analyze all internal and external communications in those areas. The Communications Specialist will initially serve as the primary point of contact for the University Institute for Teaching and Learning and the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, graphic design, multimedia, or related field; proven proficiency in writing and editing; experience in project management and communications planning; broad digital fluency including experience using web content management systems and social media; ability to work with the Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign and Photoshop; excellent organizational skills and proactive approach to problem solving.
Working knowledge of HTML and CSS; proficiency in using Google Analytics to generate insight; experience in higher education.
Target Salary: $47,500.00 - $55,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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