The Office of Teaching, Learning, & Technology (OTLT), is a campus-wide provider of technology and pedagogy supports for faculty and instructors. Our department is seeking to fill a full-time Communications Specialist position. The person in this position will collaborate with other staff members in OTLT to develop, market, and assess communication and outreach efforts targeted to faculty and others involved with instructional units across campus. OTLT provides campus-wide professional development, technology, and assessment support and services to enhance the teaching and learning at The University of Iowa. The person will be the point of contact as well as the person gathering and coordinating information that will improve the awareness of programs available to faculty to enhance the teaching mission. This person will also collaborate and coordinate communications with the ITS Communication Manager and other OneIT communicators and marketing staff on a regular basis.
Design marketing and communication (posters, postcards, flyers) for events (4CAST; Early Career Faculty; TA Orientation; Center for Teaching workshops; TILE events) and carry through to print and delivery.
Information management duties to include utilizing database analytics and survey tools needed to enhance communication at the University and beyond campus, and to provide feedback to OTLT staff. Explore new analytics and survey tools that could improve OTLT communications, outreach, and engagement with faculty and other instructors. Collaborate with the team on developing questions and target lists.
Public relations with key stakeholders and target audiences, including media relations personnel. Create a media relations plan.
Coordinate event logistics.
This permanent, full–time Professional & Scientific position is classified as a Communications Specialist (PMP3). This position is not eligible for H-1b visa sponsorship.
Please note: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.