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Public Outreach Coordinator

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Application materials consist of: Resume/CV, Cover letter, three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Public Outreach Coordinator
Research Professional Position No
Posting Number 201700125AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Number of Vacancies
Work Hours/Week 40
Proposed Annual Salary Range $40,000 - $50,000
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Posting Date
Open Until Filled Yes
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 03/10/2017
Description of Work Unit

Position will work in the Warner College Communications Office. The office is responsible for advancing the brand of Warner College through a variety of techniques and engagements. Office coordinates closely with Division of External Relations on campus to ensure Warner College brand and CSU brand enhance one another and efforts are strategically coordinated.

Position Summary

Position will coordinate events, activities, and projects that enhance the College’s external engagement in order to advance the Warner College brand.

Required Job Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in technical communications, hospitality management, event management, environmental communications, natural resources, or similar degree with equivalent outreach/event-based work experience.
• Minimum 2 years experience in public outreach field with demonstrated emphasis on using events to meet communications goals.

Preferred Job Qualifications

• Experience working with teams to brainstorm, create, and implement events and projects
• Basic knowledge of social media sites and their management
• Ability to write in a variety of formats for various audiences
• Demonstrated experience managing projects effectively, within set timeframes and budgets
• Demonstrated successful experience in client or internal customer relations, organizational skills, and attention to detail

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Event Planning
Duty/Responsibility

Plan, coordinate, and execute events to increase the College’s external engagement. Coordinate donor/alumni events with College Development Team and CSU Events. Launch and administer College speaker series.

Percentage Of Time 50
Job Duty Category Digital and Social Media
Duty/Responsibility

Enhance College brand through digital and social media in coordination with College strategic communications plan. Use digital and social media to advertise College events. Use social media to connect and engage with internal and external audiences. Create or coordinate the creation of digital media for social media placements.

Percentage Of Time 25
Job Duty Category Special Projects
Duty/Responsibility

Coordinate special projects including print media and video projects. Work directly with CSU creative professionals to scope and implement projects. Manage projects effectively to meet deadlines and remain on budget.

Percentage Of Time 20
Job Duty Category Supervision
Duty/Responsibility

Supervise student hourly.

Percentage Of Time 5

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application materials consist of: Resume/CV, Cover letter, three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Search Contact Rob.Novak@colostate.edu
EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested
Maximum Requested

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in technical communications, hospitality management, event management, environmental communications, natural resources, or similar degree with equivalent outreach/event-based work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of 2 years experience in public outreach field with demonstrated emphasis on using events to meet communications goals?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. List of Professional References
  3. Resume or CV
Optional Documents