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Position Description: UCLA's work is grounded in its mission as a public research university that extends into and enriches the broader community. We value discovery, innovation, creativity, excellence, diversity and equity in an open and inclusive environment that nurtures the growth and development of all. Strategic Communications (StratComm) brings UCLA's mission and values to life by inspiring positive action as UCLA's lead storytellers, reflecting the multifaceted diversity throughout the university and our surrounding communities. Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are essential to building strong teams, which translates into robust ideas and strategies, creative content that resonate with various audiences. While UCLA StratComm actively programs content specific to heritage months, with stories that highlight the scholarship, activities and experiences of our campus' diverse communities, we are also committed to telling these kinds of stories consistently and thoughtfully throughout the year. We seek candidates with broad experience and capabilities related to communications planning and content creation who share that commitment.
Reporting to the Chief Media and Executive Communications Officer, the Assistant Director of Communications, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, provides communications support around issues of equity, diversity and inclusion within UCLA Strategic Communications, with a particular focus on writing about EDI efforts on campus for internal as well as external audiences. The Assistant Director of Communications, EDI researches, drafts and writes written pieces include but are not limited to articles, internal messages, news releases, and other content for UCLA websites; develops communications plans around key initiatives and pride points for the university related to EDI efforts and issues, working in tandem with other key colleagues in Strategic Communications teams in media relations, UCLA Media, social media, executive communications and beyond.
While writing is a core skill for this position, we also value storytelling skills across platforms including but not limited to podcasts, in-person events, social media and marketing campaigns, and bold new ways of engaging with audiences, such as through photo essays, infographics or interactive tools.
This position will also serve on Strategic Communications' EDI Council, which advises on a variety of communications matters.
The incumbent coordinates with other communications professionals and certain leadership throughout the organization; possesses a clear understanding of university priorities, particularly as they relate to equity, diversity and inclusion with the ability to work in a large, complex organization. Duties are performed onsite during normal office working hours. Working hours may include weekends, evenings and holidays and may require light travel.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.
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