Communications Specialist - CAPS - 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 and marketing plans and collateral for the College of Aviation & Public Services (CAPS) that elevate the profile and enrollment of the College and reinforce the UVU brand. This is an embedded position within the University’s central Marketing and Communications office dedicated/assigned to the CAPS enterprise.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree, plus one year of marketing/design experience OR a combination of relevant education and experience totaling five years.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or a related field and 1-4 years of related experience.


Knowledge: Strong knowledge of best marketing and communications best practices, with preference for experience in a higher education or aviation and public services setting; Strong knowledge of and well versed in the aviation and public services industries; Basic knowledge of graphic design principles and applications including the Adobe Suite; Demonstrated knowledge of best social media practices and digital marketing best practices and platforms; Knowledge of customer relationship management systems and marketing databases; Knowledge of lead generation, SEO, data analysis as well as online and print advertising best practices.


Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Demonstrated and versatile writing skills; Strong copy editing skills; Excellent organization and time-management skills; Skills and experience in on- and off-line lead generation best practices; Demonstrated skills in search engine optimization and website management and CRM system implementation.


Abilities: 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; Ability to collaborate, build rapport and work in a team environment.Ability to analyze marketing data and digital analytics. Ability to implement and measure SEO tactics and strategy. Ability to work with vendors to strategically implement digital advertising and website optimization.

Pay Range

$31,554 - $42,072

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.

Keyword Phrases

  • AVP University Marketing/Comm
  • Communications Specialist - CAPS
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
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
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