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Associate Director of Internal Communication, Office of University Relations

Employer
Kean University
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 13, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications, Public Relations & Advertising, Speech & Rhetoric, Professional Fields, Journalism, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Alumni Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Office of University Relations

Associate Director of Internal Communication

Under the direction of the Associate Vice President of University Relations, the Associate Director of Internal Communication (Associate Director 3) writes, edits and publishes content for the University community. The Associate Director will develop an internal communication strategy that utilizes email, web and other tools to communicate effectively with a variety of internal stakeholders. Handling a range of assignments on tight deadlines, the Associate Director will regularly solicit feedback to refine messaging and approach, as well as support external communication as needed. The Associate Director will contribute to regular strategy meetings and also handle other writing and related tasks as required. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in communication, journalism, writing or a related professional field is required. A Master’s degree in Communication, Journalism, English, Theatre or a related discipline; five to seven years of experience as listed above; and experience writing speeches professionally is preferred. Strong writing skills are essential. Candidate must have the ability to engage an audience through effective writing and strong presentations.

Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.

Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.

Additional Information

As a condition of employment, external candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, or reasons related to a current pregnancy, you may submit a request for an exemption. If you are approved for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, you will be required to wear a mask while indoors on campus and you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 by the University on a regular schedule.

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures .

Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.

EEO/AA Statement

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
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