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Communications Specialist - 513212

Company: The University of Alabama
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

[Apply now](https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/669/gateway/default.aspx?c=apply&lJobID=513212&lJobSourceTypeID=796&sLanguage=en-us)*Job no:* 513212 *Work type:* Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible) *Location:* Tuscaloosa *Categories:* Communication

*Pay Grade/Pay Range: *56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 29764.80 Midpoint - $ 43326.36 *Department/Organization: *401101 - VP Community Affairs *Normal Work Schedule: *Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm *Job Summary: *The Communications Specialist works with a department or area to develop and implement communication plans and activities to support the goals of a specific department, a college and/or The University. *Additional Department Summary: *Communications Specialist works with the Director of Research and Publications as well as the Publications Coordinator to develop, implement and produce communication plans and activities that support the goals of the Division and/or The University. *Required Department Minimum Qualifications:* Bachelor's degree or higher in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing, Advertising or related field and one (1) year experience in journalism, public relations, publications or other communications related experience, OR Master's degree. Related student or Graduate Assistant, intern or student-oriented experience will be considered. To be considered, student experience must be detailed in the employment section of the application. *Skills and Knowledge: *Professional writer with multiple forms of journalism skills, strong interviewing skills for print, video and online, and thorough reporting skills to include background research and long-form writing; superior writing skills in terms of written narrative technique, organization, handling quotes and knowledge of AP style; demonstrated experience in writing and editing for academic journals and other publications. *Preferred Qualifications: *Masters degree or higher in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English, Marketing, Advertising or related field. *Background Investigation Statement:* Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made. *Equal Employment Opportunity:* The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law"[ Poster](http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf) *Advertised:* 25 May 2021 Central Daylight Time *Applications close:* 15 Jun 2021 Central Daylight Time Share this:[]()[]()[]()[]()[]()|[More](http://www.addthis.com/bookmark.php?v=250&username=pageup)var addthis_config = { "data_track_clickback": true , "data_ga_property": 'UA-3555366-20', "data_ga_social": true };

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