The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Editor, Internal Communications (Temporary).
Applications will be accepted until 12/6/2019.
The University's central communications unit, the Office of Public Affairs and Communications (OPAC), is accepting applications for a temporary Editor position to support the division from February through April 2020. The editor will ensure all material emanating from OPAC, is factually accurate and grammatically correct in support of the division's mission to promote and protect the brand of the University of Notre Dame. Through writing and editing, the editor will sign off on all campus-wide stories related to major institutional research, events, achievements and other news, long-form features, NDWorks, the annual report, marketing and promotional campaigns, advertising, video scripts, viewbooks, magazines, print and digital communications, and other written material designed to enhance the image of Notre Dame. The editor will assist Marketing (Print) and News and Media Relations (Media Relations, Internal Communications and Strategic Content). The editor will edit stories and photo captions for NDWorks (print and electronic) and proof TheWeek@ND newsletter. The editor will edit all news releases and feature stories, with a particular focus on rewriting to improve clarity, fact-checking, research and alerting the director to any issues that could negatively affect the University's reputation. As part of the print team in Marketing Communications, the editor will bring clarity of message on tactics for various University units - helping to position the department as the premier creative services team on campus. S/he also will provide strategic, creative and editorial mentorship, guidance and feedback on projects in progress, and manage the editorial process, workload and workflow. About 50 percent of the editor's time will be devoted to News and Media relations and 50 percent to Marketing Communications. S/he will be called upon after hours to edit and otherwise assist with breaking news - including statements from the president of the University - and serve on the crisis communications team.
Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will be highly detail-oriented with strong writing and editing skills. Well versed in both the Chicago Manual of Style, and AP style. An enthusiasm for and understanding of the mission, history and ethos of Notre Dame is a must. Must be able to work well under deadline pressure and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual 'Great Colleges to Work For' survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S19884. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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