The Communications Analyst supports Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) initiatives by planning, implementing, managing, and writing all aspects of a comprehensive communications program. Responsibilities include managing the communications content calendar, writing content for campus IT websites and publications; designing customized communications, print and online; proofreading written materials; managing social media channels, coordinating outreach events, managing OCIO and ETS websites, creating analytics reports and managing complex communications projects as assigned. Reporting to the Associate Director of Program Management and Communications in the Office of the CIO, with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Communications and Public Affairs, this position supports strategic communications projects and initiatives.
Manages development and implementation of communication strategies and tactics for specific enterprise projects, which includes conducting a stakeholder analysis, developing a project communications plan, producing and designing print/digital content and events, updating the project website and social media channels, monitoring and reporting project communications metrics. Serves as committee liaison to several project teams, assessing and recommending the most effective way to communicate the progress of each project. Provides project updates and summaries to project management.
Communications Analyst Minimum Requirements:
Expert knowledge of the fundamentals of writing, grammar, syntax, style, and punctuation.
Expert knowledge of appropriate editorial style and publication guidelines.
Strong skills to write clear, lively, engaging and compelling copy in a variety of styles appropriate to target audiences and/or the broader campus community, while ensuring adherence to the campus message.
Strong knowledge of computer applications essential to effectively performing job: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Google Analytics
Experience managing social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google +
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to collaborate with diverse clients, staff, managers, and vendors to best meet goals and objectives of projects.
Very strong attention to detail.
Bachelor's degree in related area and 2 - 3 years equivalent experience/training.
Notes: Fingerprint background check required. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship currently or in the future.
Salary: $53,200-79,800/year Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For primary consideration apply by 10/1/18, thereafter open until filled.