Communications Specialist - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(500031)

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Detailed Job Description

301201 – University Relations Office 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:

The communications specialist promotes the programs and activities of the humanities and social science departments in the College of Arts and Sciences, University Libraries and other areas of the University by gathering information and providing public relations counsel through constant contact and interviews; creating news releases, articles and other forms of media based on that information; disseminating that information to news outlets and University stakeholders through a variety of vehicles; and encouraging media professionals to use that information in their publications. The communications specialist also assists supervisors and fellow specialists as essential personnel in the event of a crisis.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or higher in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing, Advertising or related field and one (1) year experience in journalism, public relations, or other communications related experience OR Master's degree. 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.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Working knowledge of word processing. 56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 29120.04 Midpoint - $ 40767.96

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. 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 will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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