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IT Communications Coordinator

04/05/2023 3:15 PM | A'zia Garrett

Job No: 500892
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: IT Operations & Engagement - 206810
Pay Grade: B - Exempt
Advertised: April 05, 2023
Applications close: April 21, 2023

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Are you a communicator who appreciates clear, precise writing and would enjoy helping students, faculty and staff use technology more effectively? We are looking for a skilled IT Communications Coordinator with an eye for detail … someone who can turn complex and technical information into clear and engaging messaging. Join our team of talented, collaborative IT professionals dedicated to providing systems and services for teaching, learning, research and administration. This full time, benefit eligible position offers health, dental and vision insurance, retirement, disability, tuition assistance for you and your dependents, vacation/sick accrual and holiday pay.

The UDit Communication Coordinator is part of the IT Operations and Engagement Team, a team that advocates for customer-focused communications and solutions to help the UD community get the most out of technology. The UDit Communication Coordinator supports and develops strategic communications to optimize the user experience and contribute to the overall success of key department and campus technology initiatives. This position is responsible for coordinating copywriting, editing, and design of printed and digital content to communicate complex technical concepts in a way that is engaging and understandable to both technical and non-technical users. The UDit Communication Coordinator fosters and maintains relationships of trust between UDit and campus by providing professional, knowledgeable and approachable service-centered information about UDit products and services.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in English, Communication, Marketing or related field OR 4+ years equivalent professional experience / training

Proven ability to write and communicate business content effectively in a variety of mediums (web, press release, newsletter, brochures, presentations, etc.) and in ways appropriate to targeted audiences

Effective experience writing and editing for accuracy, correctness and style

Effective written, verbal, interpersonal, active listening and interpersonal skills to communicate clearly, succinctly and effectively with a variety of audiences, including customers, leadership, and staff members

Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work both independently and collaboratively to collect, organize, document, and manage content

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

Bachelor’s Degree in English, Communication, Marketing or related field AND 4+ years equivalent professional experience / training

Master’s Degree in English, Communication, Marketing or related field

Demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of communications, including strategic planning and the ability to meet technical and stylistic requirements various communication channels

Demonstrated ability to create, develop and implement comprehensive long and short-term strategic communications plans

Experience in a higher education environment

Experience in technical writing

Experience working with socially and culturally diverse communities

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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