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Communications Professional

Communications Professional—Job Standard

Job Family: Professional
Series: Administrative Services Professional
Job Group: 3071, 3072
FLSA: Exempt
Union Status:

This job standard is part of a career progression within the Administrative Services Professional Series consisting of Communications Professional and Communications Professional Senior.


Job Overview

Provide specialized multimedia services and perform marketing, public relations, and design functions in support of University communications.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Provide specialized multimedia services and perform marketing, public relations, and design functions in support of University communications; use judgment in prioritizing work and applying methods; assist in development of concepts, short-term strategies, goals, and objectives and facilitate completion of projects within the framework of area guidelines; research and evaluate updated media tools, techniques, and methods; provide recommendations, instruction, and guidance to promote optimum use of services and/or creative outlets consistent with University guidelines.
 
Provide information and collaborate with internal and external constituents to ensure consistency and quality of multimedia production and materials; may serve as a representive at University activities and provide public relations assistance specific to area of expertise based on a general knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures.

Develop, design, and/or compose internal and external communications that may be time-sensitive; research and produce informational materials for publications, news events, press releases, research materials, grant proposals, and media guides.

Provide creative design, marketing, and promotions support; perform preliminary project cost analysis and compile market research data; review and assist in developing specifications and production schedules and resolve aesthetic, design, and technical issues; organize distribution of communication materials; may operate technical equipment; may assist with budget administration.

May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to: 

Bachelor's degree in a related field and two to four years' related experience required.

Last modified October 10 2011 09:09 AM