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Public Information Specialist (FT) (202419)

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Location: North Platte

Application Deadline: 5/3/24

Position: Mid-Plains Community College is looking for an energetic individual to fill a Public Information Specialist position within the Marketing and Public Information Department.

Primary duties include serving as the primary photographer for North Platte Community College (NPCC), Business and Community Education (BCE) and area-related activities. Write and disseminate information through a variety of different media outlets, while managing and providing guidance on MPCC and institutional-related social media accounts.

The successful candidate will assist in the coordination and promotion of institutional events and activities while maintaining organized files of released materials and digital photography.

About us:

Mid-Plains Community College, a legislatively designated 18-county service area in West-Central Nebraska, is a comprehensive, open access, public, two-year community college system that offers associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. MPCC consists of three main campuses, one located in McCook, Nebraska and two located in North Platte, Nebraska. Additionally, there are community campus sites in Broken Bow, Imperial, Ogallala and Valentine with satellite classrooms located throughout the area. MPCC has a generous benefits package, for more information on our complete benefits follow this link:

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate degree in journalism, public relations, marketing or a communication related field. Minimum two years of work experience creating full-time social media content and public relations writing. Applicants must meet tight deadlines, prioritize multiple projects and have excellent communication, writing, proofing, and interviewing skills.

A knowledge of AP Style guidelines, photography, videography and event planning is preferred. Applicants must be enthusiastic and willing to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends. Must have a positive attitude with a high level of professionalism and courteousness to represent MPCC in a quality way. The ability to communicate in multiple languages is helpful.

Application Instructions:

Send a completed MPCC application form (available at ) to MPCC Human Resources, 1101 Halligan Drive, North Platte, NE 69101. Fax: 308-534-5770 or email Only complete application packets will be considered, and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, application packets must be received by May 3, 2024.

An EEO Employer/Educator.


Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC) is a public community college in southwest Nebraska with seven campuses: one in McCook, two in North Platte, and four community campuses in Broken Bow, Imperial, Ogallala and Valentine. The college was established by the Nebraska Legislature in 1973.

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