Independently creates basic and complex communications for print and e-distribution on behalf of department or functional area within department and in support of departmental goals and objectives. Communications may be interdepartmental with staff, faculty, or student-focused, or external.
Responds to inquiries and requests and explains policies, procedures, and context of communications.
Manages relationships with various internal and external stakeholders and creates communications coverage for relevant initiatives, events, and programs.
Prepares communications timelines and shares progress of communications toward relevant deadlines with manager, team members, and other relevant constituents.
Regularly monitors relevant social media and news sites. Researches relevant subject matter to increase knowledge in areas of specialty.
Utilizes various communications software programs and delivers communications in multiple formats to a variety of audiences.
May provide guidance to lower-level Communications Generalists.
Specific department responsibilities:
Serves the mission and directives of Regional and Bloomington campuses by working collaboratively with campus and departmental recruitment offices.
Responsible for providing support in the use of Constituent Relationship Management system (CRM) surrounding Admissions/recruitment communications. This includes the management of business processes, systems processes and the operational data processing needs of these campuses.
Leads large/complex design, testing, production support, end-user support, process analysis, consulting and management of critical recruitment projects. This includes data management oversight and quality assurance for data integration and campus specific suspect, prospect data loads.
Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, English, public relations, or a related field.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, informatics, or a closely related field.
Two years of experience in a relevant field.
Experience in resolving highly complex integration issues involving multiple technologies and business areas.
Progressive experience in a central office or business unit providing functional direction and leadership.
Experience with Salesforce CRM solutions.
Experience with data reporting and data visualization tools.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Demonstrated knowledge of University admissions and/or Central office business and administrative processes or relevant CRM industry experience.
Customer service orientation and the ability to interact and work collaboratively and strategically within a diverse university environment.
Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
Exceptional analytical and independent problem solving skills.
Demonstrated technical skills.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
This position may be located on any Indiana University campus.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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