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Communications Specialist

Starting Wage:  $10.35/hour
Reports to:  IT Communications Coordinator

The communications specialist will provide ongoing support for communications, Web, and marketing activities of the IT Division and its customers. These include, but are not limited to writing and editing announcements and messages that will be distributed to specific operational units, the university, the university system and the larger community. The role will also involve designing, developing and maintaining Web sites and assisting with planning and implementing marketing/communication plans, events, and activities.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate regularly with IT Communications Coordinator to coordinate efforts, activities, and schedules
  • Assist with writing and editing various internal and external messages and documents
  • Assist in planning and implementation of marketing, educational and public relations efforts and events, including student orientation and resource fairs
  • Assist with preparation of the IT Division annual report
  • Participate in meetings and/or committees where appropriate
  • Deal with sensitive situations and information in a confidential manner

 Minimum Qualifications for Employment:

  • Current student enrolled at NDSU
  • Sophomore standing or higher
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Exceptional skills in print and digital design
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Background in Web authoring and Web development languages and software packages including HTML, CSS, and Dreamweaver
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications for Employment:

  • Competence in journalistic writing, particularly Associated Press Style
  • Training or experience writing for the Web
  • Experience using a Web content management system

Application Requirements:

  • STS Application
  • Current resume
  • Two writing samples (maximum of two pages each)

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North Dakota State University
IT Help Desk Phone: +1 (701) 231-8685
Administrative Calls Only: +1 (701) 231-7961 / Fax: (701) 231-8541
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Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 4510 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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