Officer 2 - Executive Communications Officer - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Devises and executes communications plans and material – both for internal and external constituencies – at the executive (including the Office of the President) level in a way that elevates the profile of the University and reinforces the UVU brand. This is an embedded position within the University’s central Marketing and Communications office specializing in executive and high profile/impact university communications.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree plus three to five years of related experience OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling at least seven years.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in a related field


Strong knowledge of communications best practices, with preference for experience in a higher education setting.

Knowledge of graphic design principles and applications including the Adobe and Microsoft Suites.

Demonstrated knowledge of best social media practices.


Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills.

Demonstrated and versatile writing skills, including ghost writing skills.

Strong copy editing skills a must.

Excellent organization and time-management skills.

Proficiency with audio/visual and multi-media equipment.


Ability to think strategically;

Ability to analyze data and trends in order to make decisions.

Ability to thrive under pressure.

Ability to build rapport and lead collaborative projects.

Ability to be a self-starter.

Demonstrated ability to assist in the design and layout of collateral materials.

Demonstrated ability to create presentations.

Ability to collaborate, build rapport and work in a team environment.

Pay Range

$50,427 to $67,236

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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