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Kansas State University Communication & Marketing Specialist in Manhattan, Kansas

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\ \ Communication & Marketing Specialist\ \ Department: 3670050010 Dean of Graduate School\ Job no: 517169\ Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)\ Location: Manhattan, Kansas\ Worksite: On-site requirement\ Categories: Communications / Public Relations / Marketing\ Pay Grade: 08A\ \ \ About This Role:\ The Graduate School is seeking a full-time communications and marketing specialist. The communications and marketing specialist provides support to all aspects of Graduate School operations.\ \ Responsibilities:\ \

Develop and maintain communication strategies for the Graduate School\ \

Produce and distribute the Graduate School e-newsletter and other written communications with from the Graduate School to university constituents\ \

Coordinate and manage all digital (e.g., email, web, social media), and print communications and marketing for the Graduate School\ \

Maintain and develop new components for the Graduate School website\ \

Provide support to the Dean with developing communication with alumni and to support fundraising\ \

Collaborate with other units in the Graduate School to support student success, recruitment, admission, and retention\ \

Coordinate with Graduate School administrative team, KSU Division of Communications and Marketing, and graduate program directors to increase use of social media/web in department/KSU recruitment activities\ \

In coordination with academic units\' communication strategies, develop and implement marketing strategies that are aligned with the KSU Division of Communications and Marketing practices\ \

Provide communications and marketing support to the Graduate Student Council\ \ Why Join Us:\ The Graduate School provides strategic leadership and vision to advance graduate education in directions consistent with university goals and priorities and the evolving role of graduate education in the 21st century. It formulates and implements a comprehensive and visionary strategy for graduate education that engages prospective and current graduate students from Kansas, alumni, and community partners. It works collaboratively with all graduate academic units and other K-State partners to grow and develop innovative graduate programs and world class graduate education at K-State. In its pursuit of excellence, the Graduate School promotes diversity among students and faculty; programs that serve the needs of individuals, families, and society; and research that confronts some of the world\'s most pressing problems.\ \ The Graduate School is a partner in the university\'s goals to make K-State a national leader as a next-generation land-grant university.\ \ Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits\ \ We Support Diversity and Inclusion:\ Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.{target="_blank" rel="noopener"}\ \ Worksite Options:\ This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.\ \ What You\'ll Need to Succeed:\ Minimum Qualifications:\

  • Bachelor\'s degree
  • This position m y use an educational equivalency as determined relevant by a hiring manager.

\ Preferred Qualifications:\

Bachelor\'s degree with preference in area of marketing, communications, professional writing, or related fields

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Strong computer skills

Web editing experience

Two years\' experience providing direction necessary to implement the objectives of an agency, program, or organizational unit.

Ability to work independently and to work collaboratively with diverse groups and individuals.

Experience using social media programs.

Strong knowledge of communication and marketing design principles

Experience with design software such as the Adobe Creative Suite and Canva

Administrative experience in a university and with graduate education.

Project management experience

Proactive and ability to anticipate needs of the organization.

Strong time management and organ