Welcome!! Register or Login

    Job details

Job Offer: Communications Coordinator:University of Kansas

Job description:

University of Kansas


Communications Coordinator

Apply Now
   » Print
   » Save
   » Share

Job detail
The University of Kansas is seeking a Communications Coordinator to assist in the development and creation of communications focused primarily on strategic promotion of central Information technology services and resources to campus.

This position has responsibility for a wide variety of branding and communications initiatives, including progressive print and email communications, KU Information technology s social media presence, web content and online outreach, marketing collateral, videos, event planning, and other marketing and public relations efforts to support campus Information technology products and services.

The ideal candidate will be highly creative with strong writing and editing skills, and practice using Adobe Creative Suite for publication design and layout and video production. Because this position develops and executes communications plans for new and existing services, strong project management and organizational skills are required.
The Communications Coordinator interacts regularly with leaders within KU Information technology and other campus units. Often unforeseeable events will occur, such as a service outage, which require timely and appropriate responses under pressure. This position is a key member of an agile communications team that ensures members of the campus community are informed about a variety of university-wide administrative and operational activities and initiatives. This position requires a high level of discretion, professionalism and flexibility.

Find out why KU is a great place to work, including benefits information, at
40% - Content and Message Development & Delivery

* Plan, draft, design, edit and coordinate the delivery of communications related to activities, services, updates, initiatives, changes and incidents.

* Write and edit content for a range of communications vehicles, including newsletters, leadership abilities memos, special publications, website, video scripts, etc.

* Advises, assists and/or edits communications for internal KU departments and leaders.

* Helps maintain and other websites.

25% - Graphic Design & Branding

* Design visually appealing, effective communications to engage various KU audiences and promote KU Information technology products and services and other university services and activities.

* Using KU branding concepts and tools, create and develop the graphic voice and branding for products, services and organizational identity.

* Prepare documents for printing and/or print, finish and assemble small-run publications, brochures or other handouts.

15% - Communications Planning and Strategy

* Create and implement communications plans through collaborative work on project teams.

* Assist with overall communications strategy for organization.

* Evaluate effectiveness of messaging and execution.

10% - Social Media

* Help plan, create and post social media messages.

* Track social media metrics and analytics.

* Assist with social media strategy by evaluating opportunities for engaging customers through new social media channels.

10% - Other tasks as Assigned

Security Profile:
This position is authorized to handle sensitive or confidential data in conformity with established procedures in the performance of job tasks.

* Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, communications, or significant field, plus minimum of one year related professional practice.

* Strong writing demonstrated by submitted samples and other application materials.

* Demonstrated practice proofreading text to find and correct mistakes in grammar, style and spelling.

* Good graphic design and publication layout skills as demonstrated by portfolio and other application materials.

* Working skills expertise and skills in using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.

* practice translating complex ideas for a general audience through written and visual communications as demonstrated by application materials.

(Please submit three writing samples and three design samples.)

David Day

A complete application consists of:

A cover letter covering how required qualifications are met.
3 Professional References
3 Writing Samples
3 Design Samples

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Review of applications will begin February 7, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.


Job Information
   » Job location: Lawrence, Kansas, 66044, United States
   » Listing ID: 39468822
   » Published: February 17, 2018
   » Position Title:Communications Coordinator
   » Employer's nameUniversity of Kansas
   » Listing Function:All Functions

Jobs You May LikeCommunications Coordinator- Information TechnologyThe University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States

QC Sample Coordinator & Document Control...Ceva Biomune
Lenexa, United States

Social Services CoordinatorSunrise Senior Living
Prairie Village, KS, United States

Emergency Management CoordinatorCity of Lenexa
Lenexa, KS, United States


Job Category: Other [ View All Other Jobs ]
Language requirements:
Employment type:
Salary: Unspecified
Degree: Unspecified
Experience (year): Unspecified
Job Location: Lawrence, Kansas
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 02/17/2018 / Viewed 83 times
Contact Information
Company: University of Kansas
Contact Email:

Apply Online