Manage internal and external communications for the Financial Operations organization.
This position reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Financial Operations and is responsible for managing internal and external communications for the Financial Operations organization. As a key member of the Financial Operations management team, the incumbent will utilize marketing and communications skills to select and implement effective communications strategies that provide the University community with accessible, current, accurate information about Financial Operations business processes and programs, and to gather feedback from the community for continuous improvement.
Communications with the University community include: - 3,000+ University purchasers and business administrators and thousands of suppliers and potential suppliers about purchasing and paying for goods and services - 7,000 individual University travelers and their administrators about travel card management, travel booking, in-travel assistance, travel, and business expense reporting and reimbursement - 15,000+ faculty, staff and student employees, retirees and department payroll administrators about wage payments.
As a team member on Financial Operations' projects, the Financial Operations Communications Manager will develop and execute communications plans that align with overall project goals and timelines to support project success. The incumbent will also work with our management team to provide information internally to Financial Operations staff about goals, project status, and key performance indicators.
Bachelor's degree and experience with organizational communications or marketing. Copy editing proficiency and experience with the the MS Office suite are required. Ability to work well across organizational boundaries is essential. Experience with website content management software tools such as Contribute and WordPress, team collaboration tools such as SharePoint, Box and OneNote, design tools such as Visio, Publisher and InDesign, social media management, and online survey management tools such as Qualtrics Survey Software and SurveyMonkey, are highly desired. Project management, focus group facilitation, teaming and Creative Cloud proficiency or certification a plus.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Communications.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, Writing Sample, Media Sample
Internal Number: 19002761
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