Sr. Advisor, Vice President for Communications

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 12, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officers & Vice Presidents, Business & Administrative Affairs, Chief Business Officers & Vice Presidents, Student Affairs, Chief Student Affairs Officers & Vice Presidents, Executive, Chancellors & Presidents, Other Executive
Employment Type
Full Time

University Communications is seeking aSenior Advisor who serves on the Vice President of Communication’s senior leadership team and functions as a key adviser to the VP. This position will lead and/or co-lead strategic internal initiatives, lead and manage external projects of key significance, act as a point person in coordinating communications planning and functions across divisions, and coordinate and manage priorities in the Vice President’s office. The Sr. Advisor serves as the initial point of contact for the Vice President’s office in his absence and coordinates with the appropriate members of the senior leadership team and others to respond to requests, opportunities, and complaints on behalf of the Vice President. This senior staff role requires strong strategic planning, writing, management and collaboration skills.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Advise and support the Vice President with respect to strategic planning for University Communications.
  • Lead and/or co-lead strategic internal initiatives.
  • Prioritize, lead and manage projects of key significance.
  • Provide direct support to the Vice President’s senior leadership team, to develop, implement and support programs that promote the functions of the Office of the Vice President for Communications.
  • Support the Vice President in leading the operations of Communications, working in close consultation with the Communications senior leadership team.
  • Strengthen coordination among communications staffs throughout the university’s divisions and departments.
  • Provide direct support to the Vice President in the management and timely resolution of significant matters; evaluation of programs and services; research and analysis.
  • Interface regularly with the Vice President’s leadership team around communication priorities and other requests.
  • On an as-needed basis, provide leadership to Communications functional teams during times of growth and transition.
  • Represent the Vice President in dealing with administration, faculty, staff and external stakeholders as required.
  • Represent the Vice President on internal and external committees as needed.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders and campus partners.
  • Participate in the selection process for senior-level management positions and make recommendations to the Vice President regarding the selection of individuals to fill such positions.
  • Maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.
  • Flexible, highly skilled and independent position able to handle other appropriate matters as assigned by the Vice President.
  • May require evening and weekend hours.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s Degree and seven years progressively responsible related experience required.
  • Ten or more years of progressively responsible related experience strongly preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Successful candidates will bring the following experiences and demonstrate these competencies:

  • Strategic planning
  • Organizational savvy
  • Problem-solving
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Decision making and critical thinking
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large and complex initiatives to successful completion
  • Project management
  • Relationship management
  • Program development and implementation

Classified Title: Sr. Advisor
Working Title: Sr. Advisor, Vice President for Communications
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PG
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: JH at Keswick
Department name: ​​​​​​​University Communications
Personnel area: University Administration

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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JH at Keswick


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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