Assistant Dean for Broadcast & Digital Communications - (210000PS)
The University of Maryland Baltimore School of Medicine (UMSOM) is seeking an Assistant Dean for Broadcast and Digital Communications to lead and direct all of the video and web assets. This position will oversee a professional staff under the UMSOM's Office of Public Affairs & Communications, playing a valuable senior advisory and producer role in these two increasingly critical areas of the UMSOM's communications. The Asst Dean oversees the Division of Visual & Broadcast Media and the Division of Web & Digital Communications. In the Broadcast Media area, the position is responsible for developing, directing and producing all video and photographic content and broadcast news programming for all major UMSOM events and in support of Academic and Administrative Units at the UMSOM, working directly with the Dean, faculty, students and senior staff. in the Web Communications and Digital area, the Assistant Dean is responsible for the production of all content on the UMSOM website and other digital communications activities used to raise the visibility and profile of the UMSOM.
UMB offers a generous benefits package, which includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Provides senior counseling on critical web and digital communications issues and strategies for the School's commication team.
Supervises professional staff ensuring professional development and training.
Oversees web policies and strategy, including development strategic roadmap, web design, editorial standards, user experience, branding and graphics. and external vendors.
Establishes web team job descriptions, roles and workflows.
Oversees content development and the selection and administration of content management systems.
Coordinates with UMSOM Office of Information Services and UMB Center for Information Technology Services
Supervises the video and photographic team
Oversees the development - including interviews, writing and editing - of videos to promote School of Medicine faculty, research and clinical care, and to assist with fundraising.
Produces video content for the annual State of the School address and the School of Medicine Gala.
Produces video content to support media relations efforts, and other videos as requested by faculty.
Oversees the other tasks carried out by the division, including:
Location Photography and Faculty Portraits
Scientific Posters and Signs
Digital Signage Monitor
Equipment needs of division staff and the broadcast studio, including VideoLink System and digital signage.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Master's degree in communications, journalism, marketing or other discipline appropriate to position is required.
Experience: Ten (10) years of senior management experience in marketing and communications, including a minimum of five (5) years specialized experience required. Experience in higher education environment preferred.
Supervisory: Five (5) years of senior management experience that involved in recruitment, training and professional development of staff and directly responsible for the performance of staff.
Other: Financial disclosure reporting required by State of Maryland Ethics Commision.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of public relations and media relations
Excellent communications and consultative skills
Skill at program planning and management
Leadership, coaching, and team building skills to facilitate relationships that benefit the client/ school.
Ability to network and support effective partnerships with key groups and constituencies.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at HRJobs@umaryland.edu .
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact HRDiversity@umaryland.edu . Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E2927Z
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: Yes
Organization: School of Medicine - Public Relations and Public Affairs
Job Posting: Jun 10, 2021
Unposting Date: Jun 18, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 175563
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.