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Communications Coordinator for the Howe Center for Writing Excellence

Posted: 05/29/2022

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Job no: 500364
Department: Provost & VP for Acad Affairs
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Other
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes
Website: https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/500364
 

Job Title: Communications Coordinator for The Howe center for Writing Excellence
Salary/Grade: $45,000 - $55,000
Hours Per Week: 40

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 closely related field and two years of relevant work experience, or, in lieu of degree, 5 years of relevant experience. Excellent writing and editing skills; ability to update website; ability to use social media effectively.
  • Position not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

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 is prorated; 1 semester of an assistantship is equivalent to 2.25 months of full-time experience), experience working with teams, and writing collaboratively.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit a cover letter that describes your experience writing in a variety of genres and media for a range of audiences, and specify your experience working with graphics and websites. Provide a link to a portfolio of your work. Inquiries may be directed to Elizabeth Wardle at wardleea@miamioh.edu. 
 

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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.

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Benefits Eligible:


Yes



Date to Begin Screening Applicants:


Screening of applications begins June 14, 2022 and continues until the position is filled.

 

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: 31 May 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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