Leads the development of strategic approaches to communication plans and branding strategies, ensuring alignment with messaging, objectives and standards, and effectively mitigation potential conflicts.
Researches, writes, and edits a broad range of materials and communications that promote the activities of the Computer Science Department.
Develops digital and social media plans, talking points, backgrounders, fact sheets, web-based materials, campus screens, etc and collaborate on additional external media needs, such as news releases, statements, and response-to-queries, as required.
Conducts literature searches on education and related topics and writes reports, research briefs, and helps translate research into actionable tools and resources.
Writes curriculum and program materials to support educational program implementation.
Writes event recaps for Department website.
Prepares a variety of promotional and informational materials including articles, bulletins, websites, pamphlets, and other related media material.
Provides publicity and promotional support for special events and knowledge sharing activities., including event promotion via email, social media, and website calendar and relevant on-campus listservs.
Assists in developing and implementing communication strategies to disseminate information about the Computer Science Department.
Develops and implements communications and public relations strategies to promote and publicize a variety of departmental projects, service, and programs.
Develops internal newsletters, memos, and intranet content for the Department of Computer Science.
Develops, plans, and disseminates information designed to keep the public informed of the organization's programs, accomplishments, or point of view.
Makes contributions to the media interface, including writing press releases, planning and organizing media coverage for major events, and crafting responses to sensitive or controversial issues.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree or higher.
Professional experience in communication, higher education, or related roles.
Background working with senior leaders or executives in a complex environment.
Experience developing communications strategies including internal communications, external communications, news releases, videos and web content.
Assist in the execution of all media relations campaigns to promote the departmentâ™s expertise in the university and with our external peers.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Expertise in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop (and/or other graphic programs) and working within content management and learning management systems to write and edit digital and web content.
Experience in using social media and web tools, including live-streaming software to promote department events.
Works on problems that are complex in scope and require judgment in resolving or making recommendations for solutions.
Creative, innovative and detail oriented.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects to meet short deadlines.
Exceptional time and project management and organizational skills including the ability to meet external and internal deadlines.
Demonstrates the skill and willingness to take initiative and to proactively anticipate organizational needs.
Work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and manage resources accordingly.
Experience writing about complex scientific and technical topics for a general audience.
Demonstrated ability to influence people to meet goals and deadlines, work collaboratively with senior leadership, scholars, vendors, student workers, and other constituents.
Experience in the nonprofit or higher education environment.
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