Senior Communications Specialist, RIT, Rochester NY

Requisition Number 3019BR
Position Title Sr Communication Specialist
College/Division Finance & Administration
Organization Human Resources
Staff Job Function Human Resources/Recruitment
Wage Band 117A
Shift Day
Employment Category Fulltime
Department/College Description This position supports and assists Finance &Administration senior leadership to design and develop key F&A communications for the RIT community.


Detailed Job Description The individual in this position will provide F&A staff guidance and expertise about how to effectively communicate with their customers in today’s changing media landscape. Reports to Associate Director, Organizational Development, and works directly with Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration upon request to provide communications and/or research support for special projects, strategic initiatives and critical proposals. Provides editorial oversight and develops strategies for RIT Behind the Bricks’ content on platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, blogs, YouTube, Snapchat, and other future outlets. Manages a co-op and team of student employees to represent F&A on social media.
Required Minimum Qualifications
  • M.S. in Communications or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience developing  communications in a variety of formats
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, technical writing, presentation and facilitation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively with individuals at all levels across the university
  • Experience using social analytics and measurement tools to analyze and report on audience engagement
  • Consultative style
  • Ability to ensure confidentiality when working on sensitive matters
  • Demonstrate the ability to translate communication vision to action
  • Understanding of higher education environment
Required Minimum Education Level Masters-Other
Preferred Education Level Masters-Other
Required Application Documents Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
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