WCC Communication and Project Manager, Doheny Campus (PT Limited Term)
About Mount Saint Mary's University:
Mount Saint Mary's is the only women's university in Los Angeles and one of the most diverse in the nation. The University is known nationally for its research on gender equity, its innovative health and science programs, and its commitment to community service. As a leading liberal arts institution, Mount Saint Mary's provides year-round, flexible and online programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Weekend, evening and graduate programs are offered to both women and men. Mount alums are engaged, active, global citizens who use their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their communities and the world. www.msmu.edu
Mount Saint Mary's University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is thoroughly committed both to providing equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees, and to providing a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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Mount Saint Mary's University is a member of and Administrative Services Provider for the Women's College Coalition (WCC), which was founded in 1972 with the mission to transform the world through the education and success of women and girls. The WCC serves member colleges and universities in the United States by conducting collaborative research; introducing women and their families to women's colleges through admissions advocacy programs; and bringing together women's college leaders to collaborate and to explore the issues in higher education today.
Mount Saint Mary's University, as the Administrative Services Provider for the WCC, seeks a communication and project manager to support, strengthen and represent the WCC organization during a period of strategic planning and growth. The communication and project manager serves as the point of contact with the WCC, working closely with member institutions and WCC partners. The manager will create and execute effective communication strategies to advance the Coalition and will oversee the WCC website and social media presence. The communication and project manager will also work closely with the WCC director in the implementation of strategic priorities to meet the needs of member institutions, including but not limited to research projects related to the advancement of women's colleges. This position reports to Emerald Archer, Director of the Women's College Coalition and Director of Mount Saint Mary's University Center for the Advancement of Women, and is based in Los Angeles at the Doheny campus of Mount Saint Mary's University.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Creates a communications strategy to advance the presence of the WCC
Maintains and updates the WCC website, ensuring that content is current, engaging, well-written and accessible.
Strengthens and maintains WCC's social media presence by drafting, editing/posting social media posts for all platforms.
Acts as the main point of contact for the WCC, monitoring the project's email account, voicemail, social media, and other avenues of communication and responding and/or forwarding communications in a timely and professional manner.
Assists Director in the creation and execution of strategic priorities set forth by the WCC Board of Directors.
Conducts research projects related to women's education.
Assists in meeting preparation and event planning/logistics, including reserving space, overseeing invitations and RSVP lists, compiling board packets and/or other materials, arranging catered meals, etc.
Performs basic day-to-day administration for the Coalition, including but not limited to management of the operational budget, tracking all dues payments, processing receipts and disbursements, coordinating the Director's correspondence, along with all email correspondence for the Board and WCC membership.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Some prior background in women and gender studies, political science and/or global affairs is beneficial, but not required.
Abilities and Skills:
Strong writing and communications skills
Sound judgment; ability to multi-task and determine priorities
Detail-oriented and can operate independently
Strong administrative and technical skills
Strong personal integrity and emotional intelligence
Work Location: Doheny Campus (Downtown Los Angeles)
Start Date: Immediately
End Date: To be determined
Applications Deadline: Open until filled
The University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student population and workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of learning. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to be a student or to work for the University.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the Western United States. It is also nationally recognized for its academic programs, its culturally diverse student body, and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders.