Media and Communications Coordinator (Part Time/Temporary) - Central Michigan Recovery and Education Network (CMREN) Grant

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Administrative

Position Title: Media and Communications Coordinator (Part Time/Temporary) - Central Michigan Recovery and Education Network (CMREN) Grant  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

32000 - CHP Deans Office

Advertised Salary: $20.00 per hour  
FLSA: Non-Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 12 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: Designs and manages all media and communications including website, social media, and print materials. Provides assistance to Grant Program Director and Principal Investigator as needed. Typical work week is 16 hours.
The anticipated start date for this position is January of 2023. However, this is an estimated date and can be revised if needed. This position will run the length of the grant, which ends August 31, 2023.
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: Bachelor's degree in marketing, sales, public relations, communications, advertising, or public health or related healthcare field.

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. Equivalency for education is two years of full-time related work experience equals one year of education.
Required Work Experience: At least one year experience in healthcare communications, marketing, public relations, or related field that includes contact with the public and professional audiences. Demonstrated writing and presentation development skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office and web applications.  
Required Licenses and Certifications: N/A  

Physical Demands:

  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Graduate degree in public health or a healthcare-related field. Experience working within a federal grant project.  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Design, implement, and maintain the CMREN website.
Design, implement, and maintain the CMREN social and digital media campaign.
Design and implement defined data collection methods for campaign effectiveness across the grant-funded period.
Demonstrates focus on SUD/OUD work of CMREN.
Develop media-related analytics and reporting measures for CMREN.
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Healthcare knowledge, especially as related to Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Use Disorder
Website and social media page design and management
Graphic design basics
Strong oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated teamwork and leadership ability
Ability to set and meet project deadlines
Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
Required Documents:
  • Resume 
  • Cover Letter 
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Bachelor degree in Public Health or a healthcare-related field if applicable. If you do not have a transcript, please write a justification explaining how your work experience is equivalent to the required education and attach that justification in lieu of the transcript.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript (if applicable).
Initial Application Review Date:
December 19, 2022  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes   
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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