Under direction of the District Superintendent or designee, strategizes, plans, organizes, develops and administers a comprehensive public information and communication program; develops, collects, writes and disseminates various forms of communication, both internal and external, to create an understanding and awareness of the District’s programs, services, activities, philosophy, objectives and staff as well as enhance the District’s image and the public’s perception of the District.
This single incumbent classified management position provides support to the Superintendent or designee by directing all functions pertaining to District’s public information and communication program. The position performs general and technical functions including drafting and editing informational materials, press releases, Internet publishing, electronic presentations and graphic arts production, plans, develops, coordinates, maintains and updates the District website, and serves as a resource regarding availability and utilization of design, methods, and materials for instructional and other presentation forums.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public administration/relations, communications, journalism or related field.
Experience: Five years of successful experience coordinating high level public relations matters in one or more of the following areas: Planning, writing, editing, composing and producing a variety of print and online communications media, newsletters, press releases, presentations and other print publications. Utilizing desktop publishing to prepare brochures, catalogs, and advertisements in a public relations environment.
Public relations experience encompassing regular writing of material, use of technology, photography and communications is preferred. Experience working or volunteering in public schools is desirable.
Possession of a valid, appropriate California Driver License.
All of the above licenses must be maintained as a condition of continued employment.
Additional Salary Information: *Salary range is based upon five yearly increments and is prorated based upon 70% part time status.
About Ocean View School District of Orange County
Today's Ocean View School District serves the educational needs of nearly 8,000 students from preschool to grade 8. Our Board of Trustees and our professional staff of more than 1,000 employees are committed to providing all children with a safe, innovative learning environment and rigorous curriculum that supports 21st century skills and opportunities to prepare them for high school and beyond. Our community members take great pride in our schools, and through their collaboration and partnerships with us, provide resources, volunteers and generous donations throughout our schools.