The Assistant Director of Public Relations will handle both external and internal communications for Hofstra Universityâ€™s health-related academic programs, including the School of Health Professions and Human Services and the School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. This includes media relations (pitching of events, experts and stories), producing or assisting in the production of collateral material and digital content, as well as assisting with crisis communications as needed. This position, reporting to the Assistant Vice President for University Relations, may require some evening and weekend hours in support of special events and projects.
Internal Number: 897264-19
About Hofstra University
Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the w...orld who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.