Department/Organization: 207103 - CCIS Undergrad Studies & External R
Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am to 4:45pm
Job Summary: The Communications Specialist works with a department or area to develop and implement communication plans and activities to support the goals of a specific department, a college and/or The University.
Additional Department Summary: As a member of the External Relations team in the college, the Communication Specialist works to develop and implement communication plans and activities to support the goals of the University and the College of Communication & Information Sciences.
Responsible for communication with external and internal stakeholders across various media platforms including web communication, social media, print publications, e-newsletters, media releases and various other media. The Communication Specialist serves as the project manager on publications and writes various content. Integrates communication strategy and activities with other university operations.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing, or Advertising and one (1) year experience in journalism, public relations, marketing, or communications; OR Master's degree Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing, or Advertising. Related student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered. To be considered student experience, it must be detailed in the employment section on the application.
Preferred Qualifications: Strong written skills, knowledge of higher education.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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Internal Number: 511758
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