State of Minnesota Communications Specialist 1 - NextGen Student Communications and Community Coordinator in St. Paul, Minnesota
Working Title: Communications Specialist 1 - NextGen Student Communications and Community Coordinator
Job Class: Communications Specialist 1
Agency: Minnesota State
Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted : 02/12/2024
Closing Date : 03/04/2024
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : MN St Colleges & Universities / MNSCU Central Office-MAPE
Division/Unit : MnSCU System Office / MNSCU OOC Classified A - E
Appointment Type : Unlimited, Full-time
Work Shift/Work Hours : Not Applicable Shift
Days of Work : Monday - Friday
Travel Required : No
Salary Range: $24.92 - $36.34 / hourly; $52,032 - $75,877 / annually
Classified Status : Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
Location : St. Paul, MN
FLSA Status : Nonexempt
Telework Eligible : Yes, telework agreement negotiated at the time of hire.
Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes
Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.
The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.
This role will support the development, coordination, and execution of marketing, communication, outreach, and community organizing initiatives for the Minnesota State ERP (NextGen) Student Project in coordination with Office of Change Management; manage the project marketing and communication plan; work with internal and external subject matter experts to develop, publish, and manage program marketing and communication in a wide variety of media; coordinate and execute NextGen Student events throughout Minnesota; maintain and update NextGEN student web and collaboration sites; manage community of practice convenings and connections; and help ensure that communities of practices and stakeholders have trust and confidence in the project.
Specific Duties Include:
Manage project event coordination and publicity, to include: event planning; registration processes; culturally responsive and accessible resources; efficient onsite coordination or online facilitation of events; feedback collection, compilation, and analysis.
Manage and coordinate the student project communication plan and communication/collaboration sites.
Collaborate with project team members, internal subject matter experts, and external third-party partners to identify and track responsive marketing and communication needs.
Collaborate with OCM Communications Team and Change Readiness Liaisons to develop, deliver, and evaluate effectiveness of marketing plans, materials, and communication.
Associate Degree and three (3) years’ experience in marketing, marketing communication or event/project management
Experience writing and editing copy for a variety of communication materials
Experience with web content or collaboration site management
Project/organizational management or event planning experience
Experience working with a diverse clientele including demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion in learning and/or work environments
Effective customer service/human relations skills sufficient to interact with others in a professional, respectful, and efficient manner
Demonstrated commitment to Anti-racist marketing and communication strategies, specifically removing barriers that impact minoritized communities or achieving culturally relevant results
Experience in in higher education or related sector
Experience within the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities
Basic ability with photography and videography
Basic graphic design experience
Experience with HTML, Microsoft and Adobe Creative suites of products
Experience with creating communications, documents, and resources that meet accessibility guidelines. Familiarity with Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act, WC3 accessibility standards, and common accessibility tools such as WAVE from WebAIM, accessibility checkers (MS Word / Adobe Acrobat), and screen readers.
In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State‘s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
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