Director Of Communications - Vice Chancellor Diversity & Engagement
Regular Full-time, Market Range MR11
The Division of Diversity and Engagement needs full-time director, coordinating and executing internal and external communications needs. This position will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Engagement, and work closely with the Office of Communications and Marketing. The successful candidate will: Generate awareness around strategic DDE priorities and campus-wide initiatives around diversity, equity and inclusion Work with DDE leadership to develop and coordinate communications strategy Manage Communication and content-generation Process aligned with communications strategy Maintain website, social media platforms and print materials Work to prevent and identify known, foreseeable, and potential media/community issues related to DEI in coordination with the Office of Communications and Marketing (OCM) Write, edit, proofread, and distribute communication materials in response to diversity, equity, and inclusion issues on campus, in coordination with OCM. Provides leadership for information and data collection for presentations and communications shared with internal and externals partners about impacts.
Provides leadership and coordination for the creation and distribution of digital and/or print content: -Regularly updates division-level website content. -Maintains and manages social media (i.e.Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) presence for the Division of Diversity and Engagement. -Creates fliers and other marketing materials for campus-wide events and initiatives. -With input from senior leadership, designs and distributes divisional newsletter, annual reports, impact summaries, and other materials for the division and other central offices such as the Office of Equity and Diversity and the Office of Community Engagement and Outreach.
Coordinates event-related communications, including: -Division calendar of events and associated communications; -Event support; -Event photography, videography needs.
Provides organizational communications support for projects, by: -Preparing and using matrices to help track data; -Conducting benchmarking and other research; -Fostering collaborations to strategize and manage approaches for large and complex projects.
Researches and prepares presentations for Vice Chancellor and other senior team members. -Provides leadership for information and data collection for presentations and communications shared with internal and externals partners about impacts. -Creates and manages templates (i.e. PowerPoint) for the division.
Internal Number: 214849
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