This is a contract appointment that may be extended or converted to career status based on the needs of the department.
UC San Diego Policy will not allow this position to receive work visa sponsorship.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/16/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.
The University of California, San Diego, is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Information Technology Services (IT Services) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO).
IT Services uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. The Communications & Outreach team is responsible for strategic outreach, marketing, and communications for the Office of the CIO and IT Services.
Develops, manages and executes comprehensive strategic communications, marketing and public relations programs to advance the impact and outreach of the University IT Services.
Develops, manages, and executes communications plans and programs, including creating written, visual, and electronic communications in support of IT projects and initiatives.
Develops and executes organizational communication, market branding strategy, public relations plans, news releases and promotional material, including brochures, fact sheets, etc.
Partners with communications leads in other units, including University Communications and Public Affairs, Health Systems, system-wide marketing directors, as well as national higher education marketing organizations, to align communications needs and activities.
Manages culture-change initiatives, promotes IT services, provides information, communicates change, shares news, tells the IT story, and builds IT communities.
Managing the online presence for the Office of CIO and IT Services department.
Assisting with outreach, training, community-building and support programs for technologists across the campus.
Assisting with organizational and professional development events and programs, and culture-change initiatives.
Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce. This position is eligible for full: 1) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance; 2) Vacation/Holidays; (15 vacation days and 13 paid holidays a year); 3) Life Insurance; 4) UC Retirement Plan.
Employee must be available to work evenings and weekends.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
Knowledge of all aspects of communications, including strategic planning for various media venues, technical aspects and requirements of various venues.
Exceptional ability to write and communicate business content effectively in a variety of mediums (web, press release, newsletter, brochure, presentations, etc.) and in ways appropriate to targeted audiences.
Demonstrated experience in writing compelling content for a variety of online and print publications.
Strong experience in writing and editing for accuracy and style. Working knowledge and application of proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation according to departmental standards.
Solid written, verbal, interpersonal communications, active listening and political acumen skills. Must communicate clearly, succinctly and effectively with variety of audiences, including clients, vendors, executives, and staff members.
Demonstrated skills to create, develop, and implement comprehensive long
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.