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Technology Communications Coordinator

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jun 13, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Digital Media, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Part Time
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Position Information

University Code 13235 University Title Senior Communications Generalist 2 University Job Family Communications ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Technology Communications Coordinator Position Number 592870 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Staff Job Status Part-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department SOESpecEd&DP: PPD Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The Virginia Early Intervention Professional Development ( VEIPD ) team, through the Integrated Training Collaborative ( ITC ), coordinates Virginia’s Comprehensive System of Personnel Development ( CSPD ) for early interventionists who provide early intervention services for infants and toddlers, birth to age two, with developmental delays and disabilities and their families under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Act ( IDEA ). Our team shares a commitment to a coordinated and consistent plan of preservice and in-service training as part of a comprehensive system of personnel development, in order to ensure the provision of services by highly qualified personnel.
Therefore, we are searching for a dynamic candidate who can peform the following responsibilities:
Audio and Multimedia Production
Design, develop, edit, and produce digital products (webinars, videos, podcasts) in collaboration with content specialists
Provide user tech support
Archive and convert files to allow for YouTube closed captioning

Graphic Design
Design and produce print and digital layouts (presentation slide decks, handouts, posters, infographics, etc.)
Design, develop, and manage marketing materials including logos, branding, etc.
Design, develop and maintain social media resources in collaboration with content specialists
Design, direct and implement email campaigns for product marketing

Web or Digital Design, Development, and Maintenance
Perform front-end web development requiring skilled knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.
Implement responsive web design
Ensure Web Content Accessibility Guidelines ( WCAG ) compliance

Mentor, Coach, Train
Collaborate with and cross-train content specialists
Provide technology technical support for end users

Other Duties as assigned

Minimum Hiring Standards

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat)
Proficiency with Adobe Dreamweaver
Skilled knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.
Skilled knowledge of WordPress sites and social media
Proficiency with video and audio editing using Camtasia (or similar software)
Proficiency providing technical expertise and support
Instructional design skills
Ability to manage multiple complex tasks and priorities independently and with a team
Self-initiation with ability to work independently and make decisions with minimal supervision
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU .

Preferred Hiring Standards

Knowledge of adult learning principles
Knowledge of early childhood, early childhood special education, and/or disabilities
Bachelor’s degree

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $56,240 - $72,080 Application Process/Additional Information

This is a full-time grant funded position, currently funded at 80%. Effort may be increased to 100% if additional funds are received in the future.
Final salary and job level will be based on experience.

Campus Off-site Hours/Week 32 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F, Even. & Wkends as needed Job Open Date 06/13/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Miscellaneous Is this a restricted position? Yes Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What best describes your skill set with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat)
    • None
    • Basic
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  2. * What best describes your skill set designing, developing, editing, and producing digital products (presentation slide decks, handouts, posters, infographics, logos, webinars, videos, podcasts)?
    • None
    • Basic
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  3. * Describe your skills, experience and confidence level in mentoring, coaching, training to collaborate and cross-train content experts and end users.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * The School of Education values the following as our culture statement, 'The School of Education (SOE) recognizes that trust among all members of the SOE community is the foundation of a positive work climate. Realizes that our wellbeing as an institution depends upon the wellbeing of our members. Respects all members, new and continuing, regardless of status. Values honest communication and finding ways to respectfully address difficult issues. Strives to listen without bias and search for common understanding. Is committed to equity, fairness and a level playing field for all of its members. Knows that the SOE community thrives, because of diverse viewpoints and areas of expertise. Fosters collaboration, collegiality and mutual support among all members of its community.' Please describe ways in which you have worked to foster this type of culture in the professional workplace or in your everyday life.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Are you willing to work 32 hours a week (80% Effort)?
    • Yes
    • No
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. Other Document

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