Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism or a relevant field with two years of closely related experience working with communications, media, social media, public relations or content management systems is required or a combination of relevant work experience and/or the completion of a related educational degree equal to six (6) years is required. A criminal background check will be conducted.
Experience writing in different styles to appeal to various audiences, and familiarity with HTML and Adobe Create Suite are preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A motivated self-starter and proven team-player with the ability to deliver a high level of interactive customer service, develop and maintain collaborative relationships, prioritize efficiently, and proactively solve problems are all required of this position. The successful candidate must possess superior written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Familiarity with Windows and Mac operating systems, and Microsoft Office are also required.
The Communications Manager must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced, high-demand, deadline-driven setting, effectively cross-manage multiple projects simultaneously with a great deal of accuracy, high level of quality and keen attention to detail. This position is expected to be aware of the emerging trends within education, as well as communications technology and to stay current with other industry best practices. This position must work well with students, faculty and staff at all levels within a diverse, multi-cultural, collaborative and creative environment.