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Public Affairs Officer (Strategic Communications/Relations) - District

Employer
Riverside Community College District
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus)
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title:
Public Affairs Officer (Strategic Communications/Relations) - District

Application Deadline

Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
10/18/2021

Department:
Strategic Comm/Relations (D)

Position Type:
Support Staff (Classified / Confidential)

College/Campus:
District

Physical location of the position:
Norco

Employment Type:
Full-Time

Position Length:
12-month

Salary Range:
Grade Q

Salary Amount:
$6,797 - $8,275

Salary Type:
Monthly

Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
No

BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor of Strategic Communications & Relations, is responsible for general community relations, district special events, and assigned public affairs work.

EDUCATION:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in marketing, communications, public relations or a related field is required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is desirable.

EXPERIENCE:
At least three years of professional paid level experience in community or public relations and event planning. Experience coordinating and implementing alumni programs, knowledge of graphic design and printing operations, and proficiency in presentation software desirable.

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Communication techniques; special event planning and scheduling, and community relations strategies; marketing principles; demographics of communities served by the District; survey instruments and methods used in gauging external interest and support of Foundation and District programs.

ABILITY TO:
Coordinate programs; speak in front of small and large audiences; organize and carry out multiple assignments; organize work schedules; resolve consumer complaints; develop effective marketing strategies; effectively communicate with civic and community leaders; prepare effective advertising materials, and related information, about District activities; and maintain a flexible schedule necessary for the management of evening and weekend events.

Other:
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.

CONTACTS:
Administrators, staff, faculty, general public, community members, community leaders, Foundation members, Board members.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Normal office and campus events environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
1. Coordinates the community relations program, with particular emphasis on underserved populations.
2. Prepares news releases and arranges media interviews; drafts public service announcements; assists with the preparation of district and college announcements and public information materials.
3. Serves as the public affairs officer for the Rubidoux education center, and assists with public affairs for Riverside City College and adherence to brand identity standards.
4. Assists the RCCD Foundation with the coordination and development of an Alumni Relations programs.
5. Coordinates meetings with and presentations to neighborhood associations and community groups and service organizations.
6. Coordinates displays and presentation walls in the RCCD Hall of Fame, development of special commemorative plaques, awards, and documents; and maintains official records related to District recognitions and awards.
7. Develops content for the Office of Strategic Communications & Relations website.
8. Assists with the development and placement of print and electronic advertising for the District.
9. Participates in local groups that represent the interests of underserved populations, as directed.
10. Coordinates and implements major events for the District, as directed. Develops concepts and write scripts, invitations, programs and various other materials appropriate to events.
11. Assists RCCD colleges with select recognition events, as directed.
12. Organizes the District's participation in outside events, as directed.
13. Assists with the development of customer service and strategic marketing survey instruments.
14. Develops and maintain cooperative efforts and relationships with public and private agencies, organizations, associations and groups
15. Participates in District-provided in-service training programs.
16. Maintains a friendly, supportive atmosphere for students, staff, faculty, and the public.
17. Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

SALARY: Salary grades consist of nine steps. A new employee is normally placed on Step 1 of the grade. Changes in step placement take place on the first day of the first month following the anniversary date of attaining permanent classified employee status until the maximum of the grade is reached.

HOLIDAYS: There are 13 holidays observed each year. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.

VACATION: Employees are granted 12 days of vacation per year through the first five years of service to the District; 15 days after completion of five continuous years of service to the District; 20 days after completion of ten continuous years of service to the District; and 22 days after completion of 15 continuous years of service to the District. This computation is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months.

SICK LEAVE: One day of sick leave for each month of service is granted. This is based on full-time, twelve-month employment. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months. There is no limit to the number of days of sick leave which may be accrued.

FRINGE BENEFITS: The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents. Those employees working less than full-time and less than twelve months will receive a pro-rata share of the benefit package. The dollar value of the package is a subject of negotiation between the District and the Bargaining Unit.

The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Other Transcript

Other Document:
Other Transcript: Attach the transcript that qualifies you for this position
Optional Applicant Documents:
Associate or Equivalent Transcript
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript
Masters or Equivalent Transcript

Effective Employment Date:
Anticipated start date: December 2021

Application Deadline:
10-18-2021

Special Comments:
IMPORTANT NOTICES:

*It is anticipated that interviews will occur sometime during the 1st or 2nd week of November.
Please note: The selection process typically concludes within four to six weeks from the closing date. There are, however, exceptions to this general guideline. Status updates will be made throughout the process. Please refer to your account for any updates to the status of your application.

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* An electronic, RCCD on-line application must be completed to be considered. All portions of the application must be entirely filled out with all information qualifying an applicant for the position. Only information on the official RCCD application (not resumes) will be considered to determine whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements for the position for which he/she is applying.

* All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

* An application will not be considered complete unless ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.

* Paper applications and supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! All documents must be submitted electronically with the online application.

* Letters of reference, IF REQUIRED, must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.

* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Human Resources & Employee Relations at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.

Application Types Accepted:
Classified/Management/Confidential Application

To Apply, visit:
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