The science staff writer, under the direction of the Director of Media Relations, will develop, write, edit and proofread a variety of informational materials (i.e., press releases, web stories, feature stories, advertisements, special communications publications, programs and social media posts) through a variety of communication channels. The science staff writer will interpret and disseminate technical or program specific information through a variety of media to stimulate interest in programs, events and activities. The ideal candidate must possess a healthy curiosity, a passion to create compelling stories about complex scientific research for diverse, lay audiences, and the ability to multi-task in high impact, deadline-driven environment.
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The Office of University Relations is administered under the Office of the Chancellor of North Carolina A&T State University. University Relations is the central communications office for North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University that is responsible for marketing, branding, crisis communications, media relations and other major elements of identification and communications for the university. The office works with colleges/schools and units across the university to promote news, information and events that align with the institution's strategic priorities and brand positioning. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of America's highly respected universities, focused on interdisciplinary research, creative scholarship, exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, and community service and engagement. North Carolina A&T State University is one of 17 institutions of The University of North Carolina System and is a Land-Grant and
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!