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Communications Assistant

Job Description

TITLE: Communications Assistant

JOB CODE: 8653

EFFECTIVE DATE:

FLSA STATUS: NE

EEO6 CODE: 5 = Technical/Para Professional

GRADE: Pay Grade 9

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 31,572.00
midpoint 40,416.00
maximum 49,260.00

PURPOSE: Provides a broad range of communications support to departmental programs including writing and editing, project planning, and/or education/promotion activities. Responsible for researching and generating ideas to develop high quality, creative materials.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Gathers information, generates ideas, and develops and influences the development of high quality, creative materials and programs. Gathers information through research and interviews with faculty, staff and other appropriate sources, such as donors and patients. Generates ideas for communication strategies and develops related promotional plans, tactics and materials. Writes news/feature articles for publication. Collaborates with team members and/or other faculty/staff. Performs related duties as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision from supervisor. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: None.

REQUIRED EDUCATION: $education

REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Two years of experience in public relations, communications, writing/editing or related field. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Normal office equipment. Accuracy in all phases of work. Normal office conditions. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.