Job Summary: Serves as lead communications professional responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive internal and external communications strategy to support MSU's broad Diversity and Inclusion strategy; serves as the communications lead to the Senior Adviser to the President for Diversity/Director of the Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives; works in collaborative partnership with other leaders and a variety of communicators across campus to drive execution of key diversity and inclusion communications activities across the organization. In addition, this communicator works as part of a collaborative communications team supporting communications needs for several units within the Office of the Provost, including the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education, WorkLife Office, Academic Advancement Network, HUB for Innovation in Learning and Technology, and the Graduate School. As a member of this team, this communicator will assume direct project leadership for specific communications initiatives supporting these units, including strategy and planning roles, as well as execute strategies and tactics associated with projects led by other team members.
Minimum Requirements: Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in journalism, communications, public relations, English, or related field; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in marketing communications, public relations or a related field in higher education, an agency environment, or a large, complex organization; developing and executing integrated strategic communications programs; developing and writing content for PR and marketing purposes including news releases, web and social content; monitoring media and social media on key initiatives and issues; leading and coordinating development and maintenance of specialized communications for diverse and target audiences; developing, leading and managing culturally sensitive social media strategies and implementing strategies to increase social media presence and engagement with a wide range of audiences; managing complex projects; working with diverse communities and individual leaders within diverse communities and developing effective relationships with members of various and diverse communities; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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