Social Media Specialist (Administrative Analyst/Specialist-Exempt I)
Classificaiton: Administrative Analyst/Specialist-Exempt I Department: Strategic Communications Sub-Division: VP University Advancement Salary Range: $3,897 - $7,051 per month (Anticipated hiring range is $3,897 - $4,583 per month) Appointment Type: Ongoing Time Base: Full-Time Work Schedule: Monday Friday, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
About the Position: University Advancement builds and strengthens relationships with the communities we serve to encourage advocacy, investment and support of the University, its mission, goals and programs to achieve student and alumni success. Strategic Communications and Brand Management plays an integral role in helping to shape and strengthen the institutions brand and advance in a wide range of institutional effectiveness. We are seeking a digital storyteller to join our team as the Social Media Specialist (Administrative Analyst/Specialist-Exempt I). We are looking for a content creator who brings new ideas to the table, is passionate about creating engaging content primarily for the digital experience, and will excel in a collaborative environment. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Under the direction of the Director of Online and Social Media Engagement, the Social Media Specialist will enhance the university's brand awareness and build online communities through its centralized social media platforms. The Social Media Specialist assists in executing and maintaining the university's social media strategy and serves as a guide to offices across campus. This position ensures that the university's social presence is aligned with Cal State Fullerton's strategic priorities and public positioning. The Social Media Specialist is responsible for developing and administering social media content designed to engage users and create an interactive online relationship between students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and the university. The Social Media Specialist also regularly collects and reviews social media data to develop more effective short and long-term campaigns, which may intersect with broader communications and/or media relations campaigns. The position is responsible for the day-to-day coordination of Cal State Fullerton's flagship social media presence and will work closely with the Director of Online and Social Media Engagement on social media strategy, strengthening of the social media guidelines and campus-wide coordination. The ideal candidate is experienced as a writer, communication specialist or similar position, and is organized, highly analytical, data-savvy, a self-starter, creative problem solver, and innovative thinker with exceptional attention to detail. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree from an accredited four-year college or university and/or the equivalent training and administrative work experience involving the study, analysis, evaluation, development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices or programs plus two years of related experience.
Working knowledge of and the ability to apply standard theories, principles, practices, and techniques applicable to the program or administrative specialty to develop conclusions and make recommendations. Thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, and outside regulations pertaining to the applicable program or administrative specialty. Working knowledge of operational and fiscal analysis and techniques. Ability to take initiative and plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved. Skilled in research, development, and evaluation of policies and programs. Ability to collect, evaluate, and interpret data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. Expertise investigating and analyzing problems with broad administrative impact and implications. Ability to anticipate problems and address them proactively. Demonstrated ability to effectively interpret, organize, and present information and ideas in written or presentation form. Ability to train others on new skills and procedures and provide lead work direction.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Experience in social media strategy and content management. Experience shooting and editing video for social media platforms. Experience writing compelling copy on social and web platforms for a diverse range of audiences. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere) to create
visual media. Strong knowledge of social media trends. Experience shooting original photography. Experience with social media or website data collection and analytics.
Experience using content management systems to create, format and distribute content. Ability to manage multiple projects effectively and within set timeframes and to prioritize competing demands. Demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity through inclusive design and language.
Special Working Conditions:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
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California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.