Marketing and Communications Assistant
Office of Institutional
Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a
full-time, Marketing and Communications Assistant in the Office of
Institutional Marketing. The incumbent in this position will
provide assistance in carrying out the functions of the Office of
- Assists in the editing and production of campus updates and
communications in print and/or web version.
- Supports marketing and communications for the University by
assisting with research, drafting and editing of materials.
- As directed, assists with posting images, photographs, stories
and other public relations content on the University’s website and
social media outlets.
- Assists with the preparation of course booklets, production of
fundraising event programs, etc., as needed.
- Assists with other public relations/marketing and
communications activities and special projects as assigned.
- Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those
above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the
- Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in writing,
editing, and developing communications for print and electronic
- Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
and be detail oriented.
- Credentials and/or experience substantially comparable to the
above may also be considered.
The University: The largest of Connecticut’s
regional comprehensive universities, Central currently enrolls over
10,000 students. A third of its undergraduates are students of
color, the largest group being Hispanic. Ninety-six (96%) percent
of the students are from Connecticut. For more information about
Central Connecticut State University, please visit
Located nine miles southwest of Hartford, New Britain is a city
of approximately 72,000. Part of the Greater Hartford area of 1.2
million residents, New Britain is centrally located in the state
and is within easy reach of much of Connecticut and several
metropolitan areas. Nicknamed “the Hardware City” for its rich
industrial heritage, it is home to Stanley Black & Decker.
Important cultural institutions include the New Britain Museum of
American Art and Walnut Hill Park, designed by Fredrick Law
Olmstead. New Britain’s population is characterized by a high
degree of racial and ethnic diversity. Currently, the U.S. Census
Bureau estimates 70% of the population as White, 13% as Black or
African American, 3% as Asian, and 0.2% as American Indian or
Alaska Native. Currently 4.6% of New Britain’s population identify
themselves in more than one racial category and 43% of New
Britain’s population identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino.
Fifty percent (50%) speak a language other than English in the home
and 19% were born internationally. Significant portions of its
population come from Puerto Rico and Poland or consider themselves
to be from the African-American, Italian, or Irish ethnic
backgrounds. In addition to all that greater Hartford provides, New
Britain is 40 minutes from Springfield, Massachusetts, two hours
from Boston, and two hours from New York City. It is also part of
the Hartford-Springfield “Knowledge Corridor” and, therefore,
within easy driving distance of a host of private and public
institutions of higher education and many cultural
Application and Appointment: For full
consideration, applications must be received by September
14, 2021. To begin the application process please visit
the CCSU HR Job Opportunities at https://www.ccsu.edu/hr/faculty-management-admin.html.
Select the job advertisement
for [C21-077] Marketing and
Communications Assistant and click on the Apply button and
submit the following documents:
To begin the application process, click on the Apply button
and electronically submit the following documents:
- Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the
- Current resume
- Names of three professional references including their address,
email address, and telephone numbers.
The State of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State
University is proud to offer its employees competitive wages and a
wide range of fringe benefits including voluntary and supplemental
Fringe benefits include personal, vacation and sick leave, paid
holidays, medical, dental, and prescription plans, group life
insurance, a choice of retirement plans, retirement health care,
tuition waiver for employee and eligible dependents at any of the
Connecticut State Universities (Central, Eastern, Southern or
Western) as well as an array of voluntary and supplemental benefits
such as Deferred Retirement Compensation plans, Dependent Care
Assistance and Medical Flexible spending accounts, long term and
short term disability plans.
For more detailed information, please visit CCSU Human Resources
Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Emailed and mailed applications will not be accepted. Please redact
any personally identifiable information (i.e., Social Security
number, date of birth, marital status, country of origin) from any
documents submitted. Please ensure your Social Security Number is
not listed on any documents submitted.
For more information, contact Rene Karas, Search Committee
Chair, at KarasR@ccsu.edu.
As an affirmative action employer, Central Connecticut State
University actively seeks and encourages applications from women,
minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with
protected veteran status. The