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Communications & Events Coord

Posted: 07/24/2022

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Job no: 500667
Department: Office of the President
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration, PR, Media, Graphics, Communications
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Communications & Events Coord
Salary/Grade:  $40,000 - $52,000

Job Summary:
The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI) Communications and Events Coordinator will help drive a holistic communications strategy to keep the university community informed of and engaged in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion's diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives through results-oriented communications, end-to-end project management, and coordination and support of connected events. The Coordinator will act as the communications advisor to the Vice President of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion and Directors, and work in close collaboration with University Communications & Marketing. Areas of focus will include external and internal communications to advance and promote strategic DEI planning, events and educational initiatives, including Heritage Month programming, awards, and other initiatives, resources, and workshops. The Coordinator will manage social media, website content, newsletters, special publications, and other tools and resources.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • Write, edit and coordinate content for digital and print stories and newsletters.
  • Conceive, write and coordinate website content.
  • Create promotional materials (i.e. flyers, posters, brochures, etc.).
  • Handle the ongoing needs for content creation for social media channels.
  • Provide ongoing communication consultation to OIDI.
  • Develop an annual communications plan and timeline.
  • Regularly conduct communications audits, to evaluate current content and programs and formulate future plans.
  • Serve as a copy-editor and proofreader for DEI documents, reports, presentations, and other communication material related to DEI events managed by OIDI.
  • Research, analyze, and consolidate complex content into cohesive, clear, straightforward messaging.
  • Develop presentations, reports/spreadsheets and internal communications as needed.
  • Review and prepare communications guidelines for OIDI that align with UCM brand guidelines.
  • Coordinate and maintain a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Monthly Events Calendar.
  • Coordinate logistics for virtual and in-person events and speakers.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communication, Public Relations, English, Marketing, Media, relevant field;
- Associate's degree in Journalism, Communication, Public Relations, English, Marketing, Media, relevant field and at least 2 years of related experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience generating content via various platforms including editing documents, presentations, and building an effective communications plan.
  • Previous experience working with people from diverse racial, ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Previous experience with diversity, equity and inclusion programs.
  • Previous experience designing newsletters.
  • Previous experience with increasing engagement on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong verbal and written skills.
  • Effective interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to perform well under pressure, meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously with attention to detail.

Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

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Advertised: 22 Jul 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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