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The Communications and Events Coordinator position reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College. UC Blue Ash is a regional college within the University of Cincinnati with an enrollment of approximately 4,109 students and more than 250 employees. It is located on a scenic, 135-acre wooded campus in the heart of Blue Ash, Ohio. The college is a recipient of the Cincinnati Business Courier 2021 Best Places to Work award.
The Communications and Events Coordinator will help lead the planning and management for a variety of events across the UC Blue Ash campus. They will also support different communications initiatives and projects that will include writing for social media and developing other digital content, so strong writing and organizational skills are important for a candidate to be successful. The person in this role will interact regularly with faculty and staff members across the campus, external vendors, and other university departments.
Plan and oversee the execution of a variety of campus events, including signature events for UC Blue Ash College.
Manage and schedule event requests through software programs that include 25Live and CampusLink.
Assist with management of the official UC Blue Ash social media sites – Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Includes content creation and scheduling posts.
Assist with developing a weekly e-newsletter, news releases and student profiles.
Assist with coordination of UC Commencement communications and activities specific to UC Blue Ash College.
Interact with faculty, staff, external agencies, and other university departments.
Assist with the administration of the Communications and Events departments budgets.
Perform related duties based on departmental needs.
Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
One (1) year of experience in communications, event planning, and/or social media management.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Experience with event scheduling and management.
Experience planning for and managing events.
Experience with social media.
Strong writing and organizational skills
Ability to work independently.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Please submit an online application and upload the following documents to your application:
At least 3 references with addresses, email, and phone contact information.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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