The Department of Finance & Administration IT is seeking a Communications Specialist. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.
Communication within the Division of Finance and Administration IT supports the division's guiding principles of structured and inclusive decision making; clear and transparent communication; and community safety and respect for all its members. The Communications Specialist contributes by designing, developing and implementing strategic communication, outreach and education to DFA IT-served departments. The work associated with this position helps guide decisions, services and strategies for communication and outreach efforts across the division.
Under the direction of the Director of Communication and Web and the DFA IT Leadership Team, this position is responsible for implementing, assessing and contributing to a strategic communication and outreach program for the departments reporting to the Senior Associate Vice President for Administration (SAVPA), encompassing University Facilities, Infrastructure and Operations; Department of Public Safety; Environmental Health and Safety; Insurance and Risk Management; DFA IT; and Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field. 3 years' experience related to the discipline of the college, unit or department.
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related field.
Three years of experience working in communications or outreach, including strategic communication, marketing initiatives or outreach implementation.
Two years of experience writing, editing and managing content for digital and print materials demonstrating attention to detail and proofreading skills.
Proficient with email, word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation creation.
Experience organizing and facilitating outreach or education and training programs.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Project management and analytical skills.
Evidence of successful collaboration with multiple stakeholders when developing communications.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated commitment and experience in promoting and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
This position typically works in an office environment with extended periods working on the computer. Regular attendance to on-campus and off-campus sites as related to communications and outreach including evening meetings. This position has access to confidential information regarding the operations of campus and the campus physical infrastructure.
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