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Digital Communications Coordinator (7455U), Middle Eastern Studies - 37974
University of California, Berkeley


Date Posted Jul. 5, 2022
Title Digital Communications Coordinator (7455U), Middle Eastern Studies - 37974
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Communications/Public Relations
 
 


Digital Communications Coordinator (7455U), Middle Eastern Studies - 37974

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Departmental Overview

Founded in 1963, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies promotes the interdisciplinary study of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) at the University of California, Berkeley, and beyond, raising public awareness of the region's diverse peoples, languages, cultures and their connection to wider global contexts. A Title VI National Resource Center for more than three decades, UC Berkeley's CMES is widely recognized as one of the country's most important sources of knowledge about the Arab world, Iran, Israel, and Turkey.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: July 8, 2022.

Responsibilities
  • Produces design and layout for a variety of web applications, as well as information architecture. Updates the CMES website regularly, posts new events and news on website, keeps website calendar up to date, posts events on social media, maintains and enhances listservs and sends out mass emails for events and news related to CMES, creates new landing pages. Edits audio-visual material and posts on CMES website, including on YouTube, podcasts. Creates digital and paper posters and advertisements for events. Responsible for running, setup, and handling of all in-person and on-line events, including audio and video presentation and recording. Ad hoc assignments tasked by supervisor.


Required Qualifications
  • Thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of design and user experience, including skill to design in an appealing, lively and relevant way. Thorough understanding of technical language and requirements of the assigned work. Thorough knowledge of content management systems and / or relevant web applications used for web production and organization-specific computer application programs. Thorough skills to create clear, easy-to-navigate, informative, accurate, well-designed, and functional web sites that provide web content consistent with the organization's message and in keeping with management directives and client objectives. Thorough technical skills in computer applications for web production, image handling, publishing and design, illustration, presentation preparation, animation, web interaction, and / or other state-of-the-art web communication capabilities. Thorough interpersonal communication skills. Thorough skills to develop and implement original ideas and correctly identify and effectively solve problems. Ability to run in-person and virtual events.


Education
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Thorough understanding of and/or ability to learn organization's processes, procedures, and applicable rules and regulations for web communications.


Education
  • Master's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Training in Middle Eastern Studies.


Salary & Benefits
  • This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $70,000.00 - $80,000.00.
  • This is a one-year, 100% full-time, 40-hours per week, Contract (temporary) appointment, eligible for full UC benefits.
  • For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html


How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.

Other Information

This is a remote-friendly position, eligible for 60% remote capability.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:

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For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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