Office of the SVC and Provost - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20004770)
The Social Media Manager will report to the Assistant Provost for Strategic Communication and be a key member of the communications team. This position is responsible for establishing, organizing and managing social media accounts/channels for the Office of the Provost, as well as preparing and populating content for those channels on behalf of the office. The role will support the priorities of the Provost, beginning with targeted support of the office's diversity initiatives, especially those developed to promote and celebrate diverse faculty members. This requires the ability to build productive, collaborative relationships within the Office of the Provost team as well across University units and with external media partners to create and implement timely and effective social communications. Demonstrated expertise related to social media planning, management, communication, analytics, and search engine optimization is essential for success in this position.
In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media channels and their audiences, and the ability to develop targeted messages to engage them.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Communications.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: M-F 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
Optional Documents: Media Sample
Internal Number: 20004770
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.