Department: Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP)
Associates degree with coursework in Business, Fine Arts, Communications, or related field. Three years of administrative and writing experience in an educational, research, government environment, or a related field. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Works with the Associate Vice President of Research & Sponsored Programs to develop and implement a communications/media plan that promotes all aspects of the faculty/staff success in research and creative endeavors within the university to the general public and to potential sponsors.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Responsible for all marketing, communication, and outreach efforts of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Maintains a contemporary and up-to-date website. Develops promotional material and creates media broadcasts promoting faculty accomplishments. Develops press-releases and other announcements, publishes a quarterly newsletter, writes articles announcing grant awards, and assists with organizing the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP) related events. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 24689
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.