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Job ID: 205849

Information Officer
San Diego Community College District

Date Posted Feb. 17, 2023
Title Information Officer
University San Diego Community College District
San Diego, CA, United States
Department Administrative
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Communications/Public Relations

Information Officer

San Diego Community College District

Closing Date:

Position Number: 005020

Location: Continuing Education

Position Type: Classified

The Position:
Applications are currently being accepted for Public Information Officer in the Office of the President located at San Diego College of Continuing Education. Hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department's needs.

Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

Major Responsibilities:


Desired Qualifications:

    • Advancing technologies and multi-media available for cutting-edge marketing, advertising, public relations, and customer service.
    • Journalistic styles of writing and editing. Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment, including computer hardware and software.
    • Oral and written communications skills. Principles and practices of supervision, training, and motivation
    • Principals of information architecture and user interfaces.
    • Principles and techniques of establishing and maintaining good internal and external public relations.
    • Principles and techniques of graphics design, standards, and printing services, donor software, photography, interviewing, speech writing, editing and proofreading, and multi-media presentation development.
    • Principles and techniques of public relations, marketing, fundraising, and advertising. Special events coordination.
    • Techniques of preparing, producing, and disseminating information using all major communication media.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Analyze situations accurately, determine public relations consequences, and recommend effective course of action.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Design, modify, and evaluate multimedia, internet and video instructional packages, multimedia modules, and other instructional media.
  • Design, modify, and evaluate multimedia, internet, and video instructional packages, multimedia modules, and other instructional media.
  • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Establish schedules and meet deadlines.
  • Evaluate the news value of campus or district activities.
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment.
  • Expertise in cross-device color management, color density, saturation, hue/value, and how to manipulate them for a quality product and accurate representation of colors.
  • Expertise in offset multi-color printing processes, presses, their capabilities and limitations.
  • Expertise of ink formulations; specialty techniques such as foil stamping, embossing, aqueous coating, and lamination; binding and folding methods.
  • Expertise of postal regulations for content (for adherence to nonprofit rate regulations), mailing panel placement, indicia format, and rate implications of publication sizes, weights and manner of mailing and addressing (e.g., Bulk vs. First class).
  • Expertise of web authoring and internet technology. Highly skilled with Microsoft applications includes Word, Excel PowerPoint, and distance learning related classes.
  • Instruct and train faculty, staff, and students on standard software applications and instructional development processes. Photography, video, and multimedia production. Plan a public information program.
  • Research and prepare administrative and financial reports; maintain records.
  • Technical skill sets related to information architecture and web media design and delivery for the internet; web-related marketing concepts and strategies; federal regulations for accessibility for the disabled; and new, unlighted implications for copyrights.
  • Train and provide work direction and guidance to others.
  • Write clear, concise, and effective public information materials.

Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: a Bachelors degree with a major in Communications or related degree and two years of increasingly responsible public relations experience plus two years of increasingly responsible or technically complex fund development and two years of increasingly responsible or technically complex web design and development.


Pay Information:
Range L ($7,172.32- $11,974.46) per month based on the current Supervisory and Professional Employees Association - Salary Schedule B

Initial salary placement is commensurate with related experience and promotional rules. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid: medical, dental, and vision plans; sick and vacation leave; and opportunities for professional development. Initial Salary Placement, Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the SPAA - Supervisory & Professional Administrators Association Handbook. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. A temporary probationary period will be applied to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

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All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

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