Communications Specialist for Inclusive Excellence

Elon, NC

Elon University

Elon University is currently accepting applications for a Communications Specialist for Inclusive Excellence.  The chief duty of the Communications Specialist for Inclusive Excellence is to provide editorial services for print and digital publications related to inclusive excellence. Under supervision of the Assistant Vice President for Publications and in close collaboration with the Vice President for Inclusive Excellence, the Communications Specialist will coordinate, conceive, write, design and publish a variety of print and digital communications. These communications will be created for both internal and external audiences and designed to support and advance student success and the university’s initiatives related to diversity, equity and inclusion.  Bachelor’s degree or higher in journalism, publishing, English composition, communications or related field. Minimum of two years of experience in communications or related occupation.  Knowledge of concepts and issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion; excellent oral, writing and editing skills; ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents; superior ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints; proficiency in AP style; proficiency in using social media and online communications; ability to write opinion articles, speeches and other persuasive compositions; experience in working within a web content management system such a WordPress; strong interpersonal skills; strong multitasking skills and an ability to manage competing priorities; excellent judgement, discretion and professionalism. Must have significant experience with Microsoft Office programs as well as confidence in communicating complex ideas via social media platforms. Experience using Adobe Photoshop and/or InDesign and still photography is preferred.  The position will remain open until filled.  Apply at University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.  

Posted: 07/07/2021