Marketing and Communications Specialist 4719BR Assessment, Technology and Communications Student Affairs
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 117A
Organizationally positioned in RITs Division of Student Affairs, the Department of Assessment, Technology, and Communications is a vibrant team that provides leadership for and manages assessment, technology, and marketing/communications efforts. We value individual and cultural diversity and inclusion. We support these values by interacting with diverse groups of people, creating collaborative relationships that support the work of the division. For more information about our department and the Division of Student Affairs, please visit our website at www.rit.edu/studentaffairs.
Detailed Job Description
The Division of Student Affairs is looking for an outgoing, motivated, and confident marketing and communications specialist.
This individual must be willing to flex their creative muscles, inspiring out-of-the-box thinking by engaging Student Affairs staff in the development and execution of integrated marketing strategies that promote the Division of Student Affairs. The successful candidate will place an intentional focus on our family of health and wellness services, championing efforts aimed at increasing awareness and telling our story.
The individual will be a strategic planner, an excellent writer, and comfortable facing customers.
As the marketing and communications specialist, you will be a part of a team in the Division of Student Affairs who inspire, challenge, and support one another. If you want to join a passionate, friendly and talented team with limitless potential, this may be a great fit for you.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors degree (communications, marketing, or related field)
2-5 years of experience in a communications/multimedia/marketing writing related position
Ability to translate business goals into actionable marketing strategies
Exceptional written communication skills, including writing, editing and proofreading skills, and the ability to research, analyze and write content for both printed publications and web-based communications
Ability to work in leadership, consultative, and collaborative roles with a variety of individuals (staff, faculty, and students), as well as departments and committees across disciplines
Project management skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities
Team-oriented, flexible, and customer-service orientation
Keen attention to detail
Outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to convey complex information in accessible terms to diverse or multicultural audiences.
Strong analytical, organizational, problem-solving and planning skills.
Possess a deep understanding of a diverse student body and a demonstrated commitment to principles of diversity, equity and cross-cultural issues.
Ability to establish, build and maintain effective working relationships based on respect, empathy and honesty with diverse groups and individuals.
Ability to manage and maintain confidential and private information; uses confidential, sensitive and/or private records and information, protects information appropriately.
Experience using technology and systems to support administrative, operation and program functions
Knowledge of Deaf culture, American Sign Language (ASL), or willingness to learn.
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Portfolio of Work
How to Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number. The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/
Additional Details The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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