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Communication Specialist - CET
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Oct. 21, 2019
Title Communication Specialist - CET
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Communication Specialist - CET

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time


Utah Valley University invites applications for a Marketing and Communications Manager to serve under University Marketing and Communications as a marketing/communication specialist to UVU's College of Engineering & Technology. This team member works with the administration of college to understand immediate and long-term objectives and collaborates to create, execute and manage holistic strategies that achieve the goals of the college. This team member stays abreast of accomplishments, projects, and events within the college and communicates this information to appropriate internal and external parties. Gathers newsworthy information about the school, departments, students, faculty, and staff. Designs and produces brochures, marketing materials, news releases, announcements, programs, and mailings. Develops and maintains social media presence for the college through managing multiple online platforms. Alerts the Dean and other college administrators of community, social media, and business trends or developments that could have a beneficial or deleterious impact on the college.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelors degree, plus one year of marketing/design experience OR a combination of relevant education and experience totaling five years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of effective marketing and communication strategies.
  • Knowledge in integrated marketing tactics that leverage digital and traditional marketing analytics.
  • Data driven in creating and managing strategies.
  • Knowledge of social media formats for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and SnapChat
  • Knowledge of SEO and SMO.
  • Knowledge of AB testing.
  • Knowledge of prepress for print.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Works cross-functionally with public relations, writing, creative teams, and community partners to amplify the priorities and goals of the college.
  • Skills in various software programs including Final Cut Pro and InDesign.
  • Skills in Facebook PowerEditor, SocialBakers, Email Marketing, SEOptimer, Native analytic tools for each primary social platform, and Google Analytics.
  • Skills in utilizing psychographic and demographic data to target affinity groups across platforms.
  • Skills in forecasting targeted reach, engagement, and budget to achieve conversion goals.
  • Skills in monitoring KPIs to guide campaigns through optimization and completion.
  • Skills in creating campaign reports during flight and at conclusion to communicate and performance manage campaigns.
  • Skills in content management systems like Omni Update preferred.
  • Skills in proficiency with Dreamweaver and HTML preferred.
  • Skills in photography, videography, and editing preferred.
  • Skills in Mac OS preferred.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Strong networking skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous work experience in a college or university environment with demonstrated success.

Physical Requirements:

Physical ability to preform work.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


Pay Range: $41,412 - $51,765

Advertisement Number: STA200118

University Relations


Open Date: 10/17/2019

Review Start Date: 10/23/2019

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three business references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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