COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Job no: 230986-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/RADIOLOGY/RADIOLOGY
Location: Madison
Categories: Communications, Editing, Broadcasting, Media, Health Care, Medical, Social Services



Position Summary:

The position is with the University of Wisconsin - Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Radiology, which has 100+ faculty, including 25 fellows, 31 residents, and 100 academic and university staff. The Department of Radiology has a robust clinical program with over $83M in clinical revenue and research programs with 50 grants and over $12M in grant funding and other UW research revenue. The department interacts with regional partners as part of our outreach imaging program and collaborates with numerous departments and other institutes. We promote the Wisconsin Idea to provide a network of excellence in imaging services throughout Southcentral Wisconsin.

This position provides communications, writing, marketing, graphics, and multimedia support to the administrative, educational, research and clinical areas of the department. Responsibilities include: developing measurably effective communications and branding strategies; providing written communications through the use of visual design, news articles, and social media; maintaining websites and graphics, updating with new material and design as necessary; designing page layout for educational posters for presentations, slides, instructional notes, handbooks, fliers, brochures, PowerPoint presentations, etc.; and provision of photographic services, digital video recording and video processing services in collaboration with the Department IT Teams for various programs such as Grand Rounds and Resident Core Curriculum talks that are formatted and streamed to be used for instructional purposes.

The position will provide effective communications of department-newsworthy activities through our websites, social media, quarterly newsletter, etc., and through the visual design, implementation and coordination of complex multimedia projects and planning for the Department of Radiology. Consult with and act as a liaison to UW Health Marketing and Communications and Information Services and other non-university print and broadcast entities.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required in Communications, Marketing, Media, Business or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Three years of experience in communications, writing/editing, marketing, graphics, or multimedia preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, desktop publishing and graphic design software such as Adobe Illustrator and InDesign required. Experience with content management systems such as WordPress required. Knowledge of effective web design principles preferred. Experience with video equipment and video editing software to create marketing materials, newsletters, reports, etc. preferred. Demonstrated ability to independently initiate, launch and manage campaigns and oversee projects to achieve department communications and marketing goals preferred. Should be able to develop and implement marketing concepts and strategies. Expert knowledge in managing institutional social media channels including Facebook and Twitter required. Familiarity with content generation, analytics tracking, and audience building in social media recommended. Must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to foster excellent working relationships.

A minimum of seven years' experience required for appointment at the senior level.

A criminal and/or caregiver background check will be conducted.

Department(s):

A539300-MEDICAL SCHOOL/RADIOLOGY/RADIOLOGY

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for the position, please go to https://jobs.wisc.edu/, search for PVL 230986, select the position and click . You will be required to upload a resume and cover letter as part of the application process.

Applicants will be asked to provide samples of their work prior to interviews.

Contact:

Heather Heimbecker
hheimbecker@uwhealth.org
608-263-9159
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

SR UNIV REL SPEC(T54BN) or UNIV RELATIONS SPEC(T54DN) or ASSOC UNIV REL SPEC(T54FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

230986-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Feb 5 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Mar 5 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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