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Manager, Campus Communications and Publications - UAHS Tucson or Phoenix

Company:
The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Category:
Publications and Editing

Posting Number: req7886

Department: UAHS Communications

Location: University of Arizona Health Sciences

Address: 1670 E Drachman St, Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights

The Manager, Campus Communications and Publications in the Office of Communications at the University of Arizona Health Sciences is responsible for implementing communications tactics that connect and engage UArizona Health Sciences campus audiences with its mission, strategic initiatives, and educational and research programs.

The position reports to the Executive Director, Campus Communications and Publications, and supports the creation of opportunities that drive culture and inspire employees to become "ambassadors" for the UArizona Health Sciences brand.

The Manager, Campus Communications and Publications executes the editorial strategy and coordinates distribution of content across internal platforms and channels.

The position is responsible for contributing to the writing, editing and distribution of digital content and for working with colleagues producing content for Health Sciences colleges, centers and departments.

The position can be based in either Tucson or Phoenix, with occasional travel to either city as needed.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

All University employees, including student workers and graduate assistants/associates, must verify that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they have been granted a religious or disability/medical accommodation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Seeks and investigates opportunities for storytelling that support the institutional positioning of Health Sciences, drive employee engagement and encourage brand advocacy.
  • Produces long and short form stories for campus publications from research and interview to writing, editing and proofreading.
  • Manages the editorial calendar of campus publications, including planning stories based on timeline and selecting the appropriate platforms for distribution.
  • Coordinates digital formatting and publication of campus communications, including weekly employee e-newsletters, a digital campus publication/website, campus announcements and other vehicles.
  • Develops visual storytelling in collaboration with the Creative Services team, including collection of existing assets and development of new multimedia products (e.g., infographics, photos, animations, videos, gifs, posters, etc.).
  • Assists with execution of standard operating procedures of the Office of Communications.
  • Ensures campus communications adhere to brand standards and follow the established protocol and approval process prior to dissemination.
  • Interacts with diverse constituents on campus, including subject matter experts, to source content for campus publications.
  • Supports implementation of communication plans impacting Health Sciences employees for specifically assigned projects.
  • Identifies opportunities and investigates new approaches to engage campus audiences.
  • Partners with Office of Communications team members, as well as Health Sciences and Main Campus communicators to develop curated and brand consistent content in support of the advancement of the Health Sciences mission.
  • Assists in evaluating and measuring effectiveness of campus communications, including performance of internal publications. Makes recommendations for improvements based on insights, best practices and institutional objectives.
  • Contributes to the overall success of Health Sciences in fulfilling its mission by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Proficiency in professional writing, including excellent writing, editing, proofreading and research skills.
  • Ability to translate complex scientific concepts into language accessible to a general audience.
  • Creative instinct and ability to manage projects with the Creative Services team.
  • Experience in working collaboratively with subject matter experts from various areas.
  • Solid communication and relationship management skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously, while managing competing priorities.
  • An unwavering commitment to ensure Health Sciences is a diverse and inclusive community.
  • A record of personal and professional integrity with a work style that promotes creativity, teamwork, problem solving and critical thinking.

Competencies

  • Communicates direction from leadership and articulates impact on staff work objectives.
  • Reviews effectiveness and makes necessary adjustments to programs, projects or systems within own function.
  • Understands operations of a program or functional area.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

* Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience, including 2 years of managerial experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Communication and Marketing

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Grade

8

Career Stream and Level

PC3

Job Family

Communications

Job Function

Communications & Marketing

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Lisa Black | lisa33@email.arizona.edu | 520-621-7246

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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