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The Office of Marketing and Communications at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks candidates for the Content Strategist/Editor-in-Chief position. The Content Strategist/Editor collaborates with various areas of the University community to develop and oversee content creation across the University’s news site, serving as the editor of Nevada Today (website), Nevada Weekly (email) and NSights (University blog).
This position is responsible for managing the overall direction of the content, developing and enforcing content style guides and best practices, maintaining and promoting the use of editorial and event calendars, activating and training content contributors, rolling out and assisting with a variety of content strategies across mediums, and monitoring content performance. Assists with developing and writing “executive communications” for President, Provost, deans, other vice presidents and senior leaders, and marketing and communications directors across University divisions.
Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, computer science, journalism or related field and four (4) years of related professional experience OR
Master’s Degree in business, marketing, computer science, journalism or related field and two (2) years of related professional experience
Related Experience: With online media strategy and best practices including but not limited to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Pay-Per-Click internet marketing (PPC), Email, content planning and editorial calendars, and must have excellent writing and editing skills
The University of Nevada, Reno, is a public research university that is committed to the promise of a future powered by knowledge. Nevada’s historic land-grant university founded in 1874, the University serves 20,000 students. The University is a comprehensive, doctoral university, classified as an R1 institution with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and also earned the Carnegie Community Engagement classification. More than $800 million in advanced labs, residence halls and facilities has been invested on campus since 2009. It is home to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Wolf Pack Athletics, maintains a statewide outreach mission and presence through programs such as the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, Small Business Development Center, Nevada Seismological Laboratory.
The University’s main campus is located in Reno, Nevada, immediately adjacent a vibrant and growing downtown region, and has a satellite campus in south Reno. Currently underway is the acquisition of a 20 acres residential campus at Lake Tahoe wh...ich will complement the University’s presence in each of Nevada’s 17 counties. The University is part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, which includes two research universities, one state college, four community colleges and an environmental research institute, and endeavors to create and develop strong partnerships with each institution. Through a commitment to world-improving research, student success and outreach benefiting the communities and businesses of Nevada, the University has impact across the state and around the world.
Located where the Sierra Nevada meets the high desert of the Great Basin, the University’s verdant, 290-acre main campus is a 45-minute drive from scenic Lake Tahoe. Today, the University delivers on its land-grant mission of access to education and knowledge by investing in the academics, facilities, support, engagement and vibrant campus life that promote our diverse students’ cognitive growth and academic achievement — all while remaining one of the best values in American higher education, according to both Forbes and Money magazines (2018). The University is ranked in the top tier of National Universities by U.S. News & World Report and in the top tier of the WSJ/Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
For more information, visit www.unr.edu
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender/sex (including but not limited to pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, color, or religion.
Due to the current health and safety emergency declaration, anyone hired must receive a complete (and verified) COVID-19 vaccination series or an approved medical or religious waiver request as a term and condition of employment prior to any start date at any Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institution.
Director, Equal Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557
The University of Nevada, Reno, does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates. Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106). The University’s commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for admission and employment. Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to: Maria Doucettperry, J.D., Title IX Coordinator, University of Nevada, Reno, 1664 N. Virginia Street, Continuing Education Building, Room 206, m/s 158, Reno, Nevada 89557-0158, Telephone: (775) 784-1547; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; to The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1100; Telephone: 1-800-421-3481 FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339; Email: OCR@ed.gov; or to both.
Information pertaining to the University’s grievance procedures and grievance process, including how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how the University will respond can be found at unr.edu/equal-opportunity-title-ix/title-ix.
If you need any accommodations to complete an application, please contact Human Resources at email@example.com.
Information regarding security, personal safety, fire safety, and crime statistics can be found at unr.edu/police/crime-logs-and-statistics/clery-act.
NSHE Employees are required to participate in a mandatory retirement plan in lieu of Social Security. As a result, employment at NSHE may impact your Social Security benefits. Additional information is available at SSA 1945 www.ssa.gov/forms/ssa-1945.pdf.
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