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Communications Coordinator for the Howe Center for Writing Excellence

Posted: 09/03/2021

Job no: 499226

Department: Provost & VP for Acad Affairs
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: PR, Media, Graphics, Communications
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes
Website:  https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/499226/communications-coordinator-for-the-howe-center-for-writing-excellence

Job Title: Communications Coordinator for the Howe Center for Writing Excellence

Job Summary:

The Communications Coordinator for the Howe Center for Writing Excellence (HCWE) will create all communications from the center to students, faculty, staff, and a broader national audience. Media include website, social media, and print. When creating the materials, the Communications Coordinator will adhere to Miami's brand guidelines and convey the mission and goals of the HCWE through all communications.

Duties/Physical Demands:

The Communications Coordinator for the Howe Center for Writing Excellence will update the HCWE website regularly, write news features and profiles, write weekly e-newsletters, create and update brochures and posters, create social media campaigns and keep a regular social media presence. The position will work with a graphic designer to design on-brand materials, including website banners.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required: BA in English, journalism, or related field. Two years of relevant work experience. Excellent writing and editing skills; ability to update website; ability to use social media effectively.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with experience working within brand guidelines, working in a writing center or writing across the curriculum program (work as a graduate assistant will be counted), experience working with teams and writing collaboratively.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit a cover letter that indicates experience with website updates and CMS, and a resume with application. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be addressed to Elizabeth Wardle at wardleea@miamioh.edu 

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin September 14, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

 

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 03 Sep 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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