Edit/Media Specialist II C/W

Rutgers University    New Brunswick, NJ
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Recruitment/Posting Title Edit/Media Specialist II C/W Job Category Staff & Executive - Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations/Communications Department Douglass Residential College Overview

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has the only women’s residential college (Douglass Residential College) in the nation located within a comprehensive public research university. Douglass is committed to the success and advancement of women undergraduate students and their education. The 2,600 Douglass students benefit from both a small-college atmosphere in a highly diverse environment dedicated to women’s success, leadership, and professional development as well as access to the rich educational and research resources of Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Douglass students major in disciplines across all schools at Rutgers and enjoy and expansive and innovative array of interdisciplinary educational and co-curricular opportunities. Douglass’ dedicated professional staff offers the personalized attention and unique experiential learning opportunities that fosters holistic success to the students of varied cultures and backgrounds. The professionals at Douglass are deeply dedicated to bringing out the best in the each student.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Edit/Media Specialist II C/W at Douglass Residential College. This position reports to the Director of Strategic Initiatives at Douglass and executes editorial concepts and plans, drafts all communications collateral, including but not limited to periodic, journal, website, newsletters, annual report, recruitment and alumnae communications. The Edit/Media Specialist II C/W reviews Douglass collateral for accuracy with the brand standards/visual identity. This position exercises independent judgement in the creation and implementation of the communications plan.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Responsible for drafting high level reports for major stakeholders.
  • Acts as the “voice” of Douglass and implements procedures for unit staff, departments, and vendors.
  • Coordinates and leads project teams.
  • Oversees and manages unit, as well as hires, trains, and evaluates staff.
  • Provides oversight to other activities, prepares budgets, and provides financial reports.
  • Ensures Douglass meets the following outcomes:
  • Greater visibility of DRC’s contribution to students’ personal, academic, and social achievements
  • Stronger fund-raising platforms and donor cultivation opportunities
  • Greater alumnae involvement and understanding of DRC programs and direction
  • Educating the Rutgers’ community and state stakeholders about the status and accomplishments of DRC students and programs.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift FLSA Exempt Grade 05 Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 52557.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 65441.500 Annual Maximum Salary 78326.000 Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description URA-AFT Administrative Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility ABP Qualifications

    Minimum Education and Experience
  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in English, creative writing, journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates knowledge, skill, and understanding of writing, formatting, editing, proofreading, publishing, promotional advertising, organization, coordination, and/or facilitation.
  • Also requires a minimum of two years of professional writing and copy-editing experience.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Requires strong organizational and project management skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with web content management systems and leading social networking platform
  • Proven ability to research, write, edit, and proofread standard copy
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in English, creative writing, journalism, or related field.
  • Experience working in higher education or in an academic setting.
  • Experience with smartsheet and a variety of design software such as InDesgin, Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite among others
  • Equipment Utilized
  • MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML, and experience with web content management systems (Marketo) and leading social networking platforms
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs
  • Requires flexibility in scheduling; the ability to work some nights and weekends.
  • Special Conditions Posting Details

    Posting Number 19ST1420 Posting Open Date 02/12/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants
  • 3 recent writing samples (within the last 3 months)
  • Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus Douglass (RU-New Brunswick) Location Details

    New Brunswick, NJ, 08901

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.


    Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:11:03 GMT

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