Public Communications Specialist - Advanced

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Department Description
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) seeks to advance the profession and practice of librarianship and information science; to prepare students for careers in the field of information and library science; and to make significant contributions to the study of information. Faculty members further these goals by teaching, advising, publishing research and scholarly works and by service to the school, university, state, and professional communities.
Position Description
The primary purpose of this position is to develop and implement a comprehensive communications program for the School. This program will address both external and internal communication; and will include public relations, marketing communications, and media relations using electronic (Web-based), print and in-person tools. The Coordinator reports to the Dean of SILS and works closely with School faculty and staff, as well as other University Communications departments and professionals.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Preferred Qualifications
BA/BS in Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Communication with coursework/minor in Information/Library Science or BSIS/BSLS with coursework/minor in Public Relations or Marketing; four (4) or more years professional experience in communications. A comprehensive portfolio of successful positions and projects, including demonstrated skills in developing and producing both print and electronic communications, especially Web-based; experience working in an academic organization, preferably college or university; experience with libraries and/or other information agencies, and communications to and from the information and library science communities and/or experience in business, nonprofit and/or government organizations.
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements
Evening work occasionally, Night work occasionally, Weekend work occasionally
Office of Human Resources Contact Information
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Position Type: Permanent Staff (SPA)
Is this an internal only recruitment?: No
Position Title: Public Communications Specialist - Advanced
Working Title: Communication Coordinator
Position Number: 0062373
Vacancy ID: P002422
Budgeted Hiring Range: $50,000 - $60,000
Salary Grade Equivalent: 73
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited: Full Time Permanent
Hours per week: 40
Department Name and Number: School of Info & Libr Science-3701
Date First Posted: 08/29/2014
Closing Date: 09/29/2014
Position Location: School of Information and Library Science
Position Posting Category: Public Relations/Communications/Marketing
Stimulus/ARRA Funded: No

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