The Student Experience and Engagement is seeking a Marketing and Communications Specialist. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.
The Marketing Specialist will be responsible for marketing and communications for Student Experiences & Engagement (SEE), including network engagement, promotion of programs, services, and opportunities, as well as planning the coordination of special projects. The incumbent will carry out marketing and execution of various campaigns, as well as be the principal content creator for social media, website, and media communication. The successful candidate will play an integral role in building and engaging OSU's diverse student body, growing student participation, and creating strategies that will promote the long-term growth of our organization.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in field related to the discipline of the college, unit or department with professional communications and marketing experience.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent continuing education or professional development in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, design, new media, critical studies, or a related field
2 years of professional experience working within a marketing or communication related field, inclusive of the creation of media/communication content
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated skills in editing and proofreading
Demonstrated commitment to promoting and integrating equity, diversity, inclusion, belonging, and justice
Demonstrated leadership in developing relationships and collaborating with diverse stakeholders using emotional intelligence and humility
Demonstrated experience managing multiple creative projects, which includes development, implementation, and management of marketing strategy and tactics
Demonstrated ability to utilize critical thinking, problem-solving skills, sound judgement to make complex decisions
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
Work will generally be between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm in an office environment. Position may be required to work some evenings and weekends, as well as may be required to travel for some local and regional outreach events on occasion.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.