SVC Research - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19002370)
Reporting to the Director of Communications of the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research, this new Communications Manager position is responsible for developing, executing, and managing communications efforts to effectively and collegially raise the visibility of research at the University of Pittsburgh, and the OSVCR both internally and externally. Responsibilities include managing multi-channel stakeholder communications (including web-based content, print publications, and social media communications), strategic communications planning, active collaboration with multiple offices, and coordination of media events. The position requires a strong degree of initiative and independence, proven communications expertise, collaboration in a team environment, and professional autonomy to develop new communications strategies and tools and achieve successful results.
Minimum five to seven years professional communications experience, demonstrating excellent web-based and print technical content management and writing skills, with proven success in digital stakeholder communications and content management systems (e.g., social media, website maintenance); print publications (e.g., reports, newsletters); media relations (e.g., press tours); and analysis (e.g., stakeholder behavior).
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: $35,100.00 - $56,784.00
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: 19002370
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.