Specialist - University Communications - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Strategic Web Marketing, the Specialist - University Communications will designate 50 percent of their time to various writing projects assigned through the department, and the other 50 percent as gatekeeper and content editor for campus communication and calendaring.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
- Serve as one of the primary writers/copy editors for University Marketing & Communications institutional communication materials, including media communications and marketing/promotional materials.
- With an emphasis in digital platforms, write and edit a wide range of copy (promotional, publicity, narrative, etc) including brochures and other collateral.
- Manage, create, develop and merchandise content for digital communication (internal and external) and calendaring systems.
- Proactively coordinate and refine internal communication processes, especially where digital tools are involved. Identify opportunities to improve participation in internal communication process.
- Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor's degree in communication, PR, Marketing, Journalism, Multimedia or a comparable communication-oriented degree; OR a combination of education and professional experience directly related to the essential functions totaling 4 years.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Knowledge and experience working with multimedia, specifically electronic media.
- Strong editing and proofreading skills.
- Strong writing skills.
- Ability to use electronic content-management tools.
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
- Ability to manage time and balance multiple projects.
- Strong decision-making skills as it relates to content gate keeping.
- Adept at learning new Web and technology tools (non-programming).  

Special Instructions to Applicants

"Other" documents that can be attached, we highly encourage applicants to submit a writing sample. Documents may be emailed to uvu.jobs@uvu.edu upon application submittal.
- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at uvu.jobs@uvu.edu.  

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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:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter