Reporting to the Director of Academic Programs in the Department of Biostatistics, the program coordinator identifies compelling departmental narratives and implements strategies to disseminate them, raising the department profile among key internal and external audiences in collaboration with faculty, staff, students, the Mailman School's Communications department, and other Columbia University based partners.
Partners with Mailman Communications to disseminate department activities, including events and research.
Builds and maintains department newsletter targeting faculty, students, alumni, and others, at regular intervals.
Furthers the department's social media presence through Facebook and Instagram; ensures that Mailman School social media properties reflect department content.
Partners with department staff to plan and implement events, special functions, seminars, faculty meetings, and other activities.
Designs and coordinates event invitations and other information internally and externally.
Manages department web content, providing routine updates, reviewing faculty information, and coordinating new content with the
Mailman Communications team.
Ensures that students, faculty, and alumni contact databases are current and accurate.
In coordination with MSPH Communications Office, regularly updating department website information and developing content. 30%
Collaborating with faculty and staff on departmental newsletters. 20%
General administrative support for educational programs. 20%
Coordinating departmental and student events. 15%
Managing department???s social media accounts. 10%
Facilitating general department communications, e.g. sending department-wide emails with news, event info., updates; and other duties as assigned. 5%
Requires a bachelor???s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related communications experience. Position requires the following: proven organization skills; attention to detail; ability to work independently and with own initiative; excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written; and working knowledge of social media, content management systems, and digital marketing platforms.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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