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A pioneer for over 50 years, the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS) has built a reputation for cutting-edge research, compassionate patient care, and world-class training opportunities for residents and fellows. Now, as we look to the future, we're seeking to expand our communications team to help tell our department's story to the world.
As the public relations coordinator for DOVS, you'll take a leading role in the planning and execution of the department's many events, including scientific symposia, public lectures and educational opportunities for our learners. You will also help us market to industry, and play a key role in representing DOVS at professional events in Wisconsin and beyond, including annual meetings, conferences and seminars. You'll talk and build relationships with doctors, researchers and industry representatives from all across the county to strengthen our department's national recognition and reputation. If you enjoy fast-paced work, meeting new people and creating excellent events, please consider joining us!
SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.
Contributes to the development of public relations strategy, executes public relations campaigns, and coordinates events in support of the institution's strategic communication goals.
20% Schedules logistics and secures resources for community outreach efforts and campaigns
60% Develops, plans, and executes small events or portions of larger events, under general supervision, to advance public relation strategies and initiatives to increase the institutional engagement with a wide range of external stakeholders
10% Assists with and advises on web-based marketing and creation of public signage and publications
5% Monitors news, press mentions, and media coverage and maintains social media presence as needed
5% Assists with other communications, marketing, and development initiatives as necessary
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $44,300 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional/supervisor references as a part of the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position.
Becca Raven Uminowicz firstname.lastname@example.org 608-263-0131 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
Public Relations Coordinator(CM007)
A536000-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.
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