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Communications Officer (Part-Time)

Saint Peter's University, founded in 1872, is a Jesuit, Catholic, coeducational, liberal arts University located in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University seeks to develop the whole person in preparation for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service in a diverse and global society.

Committed to academic excellence and individual attention, Saint Peter's University provides education, informed by values, primarily in degree-granting programs in the arts, science, and business, to resident and commuting students from a variety of backgrounds.

Saint Peter’s University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Saint Peter’s University desires to ensure that faculty, students and staff members from underrepresented and marginalized populations are an integral part of the life and governance of the institution.

For more information about Saint Peter's University, please visit

Named #1 in the nation for transformation in 2018 by the American Council on Education/Fidelity Investments

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Communications Officer (Part-Time)


Jersey City Campus


Office of University Comm

Full Time, Part Time, Adjunct

Part Time

Job Description

The communications officer will participate in the comprehensive communications efforts of the University, in the goals set by the Office of University Communications. These goals include the production and coordination of all e-newsletters and direct emails to promote the University through events and programs, both internal and external; ensuring the University’s brand is depicted accurately in all measures; and supporting traditional and social media efforts.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Draft and edit content for quarterly, monthly and weekly electronic and print newsletters as well as direct emails
  • Research, write, edit feature stories for website
  • Provide first round of editing/proofing to all forms of collateral
  • Ensure the branding/voice on all collateral is cohesive with other channels and initiatives
  • Management as well as development and maintenance of certain University web pages including editorial content, imagery and design; regularly checking these pages for issues and mistakes to ensure they are updated and relevant
  • Assist with development of social networking content for University’s social media platforms
  • Support the director of university communications and assistant vice president for university communications with assigned tasks and projects
  • Support of university, alumni and advancement & external affairs related events
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualification Standards
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized; ability to multitask and prioritize, manage multiple deliverables/timelines and ensure all deadlines are met
  • Excellent editing skills with an extreme attention to detail and quality
  • Graphic design experience a plus
  • Self-motivated; can work independently and within a team
  • Can solve problems, think strategically and creatively
  • Must have an unwavering commitment to confidentiality and discretion due to the nature of the office and the privileged information that is shared
  • This is a predominantly remote position. This person will generally work remotely but may need to travel to the University’s campus in Jersey City on occasion for special projects.

Bachelor’s degree in English, communication or similar area

Physical Demands

  • Minimum of one-two years in communications preferred; web experience is a must
  • Experience with Photoshop and software such as Constant Contact, Canva and Basecamp
  • Agency experience preferred
Licenses (if applicable)

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