STEPS Information Specialist

Company Name:
University of Kentucky
Position Type:
The Graduate School is hiring an information specialist to develop and manage communications. The information specialist will be responsible for creating a clear, concise, and consistent identity for marketing/branding locally, nationally, and internationally. The specialist will develop and implement an organizational strategic communications plan involving, print, internet, and other media; will oversee communications to students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members; and will have responsibility for designing and maintaining the Graduate
School web site.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Successful applicant must have strong writing, editing, and communication skills. Must have website development and maintenance skills, and experience in new media communications. Experience with Dreamweaver and
Drupal HIGHLY DESIRABLE. Experience in videography and video editing HIGHLY DESIRABLE. Must have proficient computer skills, especially with Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc. Should be creative, organized, detail-oriented, and motivated. Must be able to multi-task, have a sense of humor, and be team oriented. Prefer someone with a communications vision and experience in public relations, media
relations, brand promotion, marketing communications, advertising, or other related field, with good knowledge of communications and public relations principles and practices.
Preferred Education / Experience
Deadline to Apply
Acceptable Document Types
Cover Letter
Other Doc
Pre-Employment Information:
The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Company Description:
Take a look inside the University of Kentucky. You'll find a stimulating, challenging work environment in one of the nation's most livable cities. Lexington has been recognized as one of the best cities for families, young people, and even as a "city of the future." Our community has been ranked as a best place for business and careers. But that's not news to our employees at Kentucky's flagship educational institution, where our careers and work play a vital role in improving people's lives. In an academic environment that values integrity, diversity of thought, and continuous growth, you'll discover your own path to excellence. See what performing at your best really means. Join us at UK.

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