Provides a broad range of communications support to departmental programs including writing and editing, graphic design, photography, video editing, project planning, event marketing, event planning, and website management. Responsible for researching and generating ideas to develop high quality, creative materials that represents the college's brand appropriately.
Manage multiple internal websites including the main CAPPA webpage. Update CAPPA website to keep information current and accurate, edit requests from staff and faculty, adding visuals/photographs, maintaining constantly changing pages such as faculty/staff profiles, accolades, student employment opportunities, lectures/events and news items, manage the UTA web modernization project for CAPPA, work with UTAOIT to make structural changes to the website, manage multiple internal websites. Ensure the web is in compliance with University policy and oversee utilization in conjunction with UTA’s content management system.
Track news items related to staff, faculty and student accomplishments, collect news articles, links and images. Collect information to design and create interactive website news items, newsletters and social media promotion. Managing CAPPA newsletter by collecting news and managing the design. Work with staff to send to appropriate channels. Write stories about CAPPA achievements to be posted on the CAPPA website.
Design recruitment material, digital elements for MyEmma recruiting emails for departments, event branding, social media, digital signage, UTA events calendar and misc items: internal communications, award certificates, advertisements, and event invitations.
Provide communications and management support for the Deans events. Promote, brand, organize, facilitate event logistics.
Use social media platforms to write informational posts about CAPPA and its students, faculty, staff and events. Strategize with the Associate Dean, Academic Recruiter, and Program Directors to utilize social media platforms for recruitment and retention of students. Be proactive in maintaining existing social media platforms and seeking new one to promote CAPPA. Track social media activity, delivering monthly reports to the Associate Dean.
Photograph and video CAPPA events, student work and critique sessions for posting on the CAPPA website and use by the Academic Recruiter. Provide images and videos for the college marketing initiatives.
Bachelor's degree, experience in higher education, communications experience or the equivalent experience.
Bachelor's degree with two (2) years of experience or more in communications, graphic design or related field. Project management experience desirable. Must have the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Must possess an excellent attention to detail, accuracy and quality in written products. Strong writing skills and highly organized. Must have experience effectively working with individuals of varying levels of responsibility. Must have the ability to take initiative and make decisions in a changing and dynamic environment. Must have strong interpersonal relationship and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Microsoft suite, InDesign, Photoshop, adobe acrobat, adobe creative suite, understanding of design elements (color, layout, visual material). Excellent writing and verbal skills. Project management, event management, photography and photo editing. Videography and video editing, social media skills, website management. Ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 11172
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.