* Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work.
* Equivalent of two years of progressively responsible professional or technical work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required. A master’s degree in Communication Studies, Public Affairs, Graphic Design, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience.
* At least one year experience working in a student affairs department and/or housing program.
* Experience working with a diverse client base. Bilingual preferred.
* Experience preparing contracts or written agreements.
* Ability to travel, including evenings and weekends.
* Experience as a writer, communication specialist or similar position.
* Advanced knowledge of current developments in electronic communications, including trends for successful design implementation and social media methods.
* Experience with establishing workflow calendars and adhering to deadlines.
* Experience in developing communication strategies.
* Exposure to marketing and marketing research.
* Experience in electronic media tools such as Dreamweaver, web content management systems and XHTM.
* Knowledge of the higher education environment.
* Experience managing social media resources and video making.
* Experience in the area of marketing and advertising.
* Experience with event planning.
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
* Strong written and verbal communication skills with a solid foundation in grammar, spelling, and the composition of various communication vehicles.
* Working knowledge of and ability to apply standard theories, practices, principles and techniques related to communication in the public affairs, media, and/or marketing areas.
* Thorough knowledge of and ability to use effectively media outlets including planning media coverage and media publicity campaigns for the university and events.
* Ability to build and manage more sophisticated media contacts.
* Demonstrated ability to keep abreast of campus events and subject matter expertise in relation to current events to identify and capitalize on media opportunities that will promote the university and increase positive media coverage.
* Working knowledge of copyright and other applicable laws pertaining to publications and the media.
* Thorough knowledge of web communication techniques, vehicles and formats. Ability to effectively use web technology to achieve communication goals.
* Ability to analyze and select pertinent facts and integrate them into communication vehicles.
* Strong story development and journalistic writing skills, as well as advanced editorial skills. Knowledge of interview techniques and the ability to define and deliver media messages.
* Working knowledge of marketing and research techniques and methods. Ability to apply market research to identify communication needs and target audiences.
* Ability to apply appropriate statistical techniques and methods to research or sports information.
* Exceptional interpersonal skills, including strong public speaking, listening and interpretive skills.
* Ability to provide lead work direction.
* Ability to appropriately handle sensitive and confidential information.
* Strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships within the university and community and with the media.
* Ability to travel off-campus to scheduled appointments.
SALARY RANGE: $3,515 - $5,704 per month plus excellent paid benefits (position will normally be hired at or near the entry salary.) The California State University offers a premium benefit package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.
POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. APPLICATION SCREENING WILL BEGIN MARCH 17, 2017. (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications will be processed in accordance with Article 9.3 of the CSU/CSUEU Memorandum of Understanding. Preference will be given to qualified individuals currently employed at CSU Stanislaus in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 except when it is determined that it is necessary to appoint outside applicants to meet the best interest of the campus by obtaining specialized skills and abilities not available from current employees. To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed CSUS employment application (download electronic application at http://www.csustan.edu/hr/Employment_Opportunities/Staff/index.html), cover letter, and resumé to:
California State University, Stanislaus Human Resources Department
Mary Stuart Rogers Educational Services Gateway Building, Suite 320 (3rd Floor)
One University Circle Turlock, CA 95382
For questions, please contact: Ms. Jennifer Humphrey (209) 667-3675
A background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records, and sex offender registries; and may include motor vehicle records, and professional licenses, as position requires) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool. Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/sec503/Voluntary_Self-Identification_of_Disability_CC-305_SD_Edit1.24.14.pdf.
THE INDIVIDUALS WHO APPEAR TO BE THE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED BY TELEPHONE FOR AN INTERVIEW
THE ANNUAL CAMPUS SECURITY AND FIRE REPORT INCLUDES STATISTICS FOR THE PREVIOUS THREE YEARS CONCERNING REPORTED CRIMES THAT OCCURRED ON CAMPUS; IN CERTAIN OFF-CAMPUS BUILDINGS OR PROPERTY OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY STANISLAUS STATE; AND ON PUBLIC PROPERTY WITHIN, OR IMMEDIATELY ADJACENT TO AND ACCESSIBLE FROM THE CAMPUS. THE REPORT ALSO INCLUDES INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES CONCERNING CAMPUS SECURITY, SUCH AS ALCOHOL AND DRUG USE, CRIME PREVENTION, THE REPORTING OF CRIMES, SEXUAL ASSAULT AND, CAMPUS FIRE STATISTICS. YOU CAN OBTAIN A COPY OF THIS REPORT AT: HTTPS://WWW.CSUSTAN.EDU/UPD/CRIME-STATISTICS. TO REQUEST A PRINTED COPY CALL: (209) 667-3572; FAX: (209) 667-3104; OR EMAIL: PUBLIC_SAFETY@CSUSTAN.EDU. INFORMATION REGARDING CAMPUS SECURITY REPORTS AT OTHER LOCATIONS CAN BE FOUND AT: HTTP://OPE.ED.GOV/SECURITY/. CLERY ACT: IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE JEANNE CLERY DISCLOSURE OF CAMPUS SECURITY POLICY AND CRIME STATISTICS ACT, CRIME REPORT STATISTICS ARE AVAILABLE AT: WWW.CSUSTAN.EDU/UPD/PAGES/CAMPUSCRIMESTATISTICS/INDEX.HTML.
THE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST PERSONS ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, ANCESTRY, AGE, DISABILITY, GENETIC INFORMATION, GENDER, GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, MARITAL STATUS, MEDICAL CONDITION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, COVERED VETERAN STATUS, OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED STATUS. ALL QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CSU STANISLAUS HIRES ONLY INDIVIDUALS LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES. THE PERSON HOLDING THIS POSITION IS CONSIDERED A ‘MANDATED REPORTER’ UNDER THE CALIFORNIA CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT REPORTING ACT AND IS REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN CSU EXECUTIVE ORDER 1083 AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.
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