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Professional Intern For Communication - req# 9759

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 9/6/2019
Job Status: Internship
Job Reference #: 9759
Categories: Summer Jobs

Job Description

Professional Intern

Requisition IDreq9759
Working TitleProfessional Intern For Communication
Position Grade09
Position Summary

The School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) welcomes applications for a Professional Intern for Communication and Outreach. This is a unique opportunity to utilize your communication and social media skills, and work with a dynamic group of faculty and students in the design disciplines of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture.

The Professional Intern for Communication and Outreach will report to the Administrative Coordinator and will work closely with the Dean, Associate Deans, and Department Chairs to develop and implement communication, media and public relations strategies and materials to enhance the profile of the SA+P at local, national and international levels. The Professional Intern for Communication and Outreach will execute a variety of School-wide communication, media and public relations initiatives designed to enhance the School’s branding efforts and foster relations with internal and external constituencies including the University at large, professionals in the fields of architecture, planning and landscape architecture, potential students, other design schools, alumni and friends of the School.

The Professional Intern for Communication and Outreach will produce and disseminate SA+P focused information via a variety of media platforms such as news, press releases, social media, and lead the development and execution of e-mail campaigns, online publicity services, and promotional materials; draft and edit publication materials; develop and coordinate website/internet communication resources; work in a collaborative and creative environment. The Professional Intern for Communication and Outreach will promote faculty research agendas and student projects. This position is a full-time (100% FTE), one-year term appointment renewable if funding is available and need exists.

The successful candidate will demonstrate: excellent written and verbal communication skills; enthusiasm for promoting the School’s programs and activities; ability to engage with faculty, professionals, and students from a broad range of cultures; as well as an ability to take initiative and present creative communication and outreach strategies.

This is a full-time, one-year term appointment, renewable dependingupon available funding and organizational need, with the possibility ofreclassification to a staff position after 2 years of continuous employment.This is a developmental, fixed term (typically 1-2 years) career-path positionthat is restricted to graduates of accredited university Bachelors or Mastersprograms who have obtained their degrees no earlier than 24 months prior to thedate of hire.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Must present transcripts prior to a formal offer being extended.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's or Master's degree; no previous work experience required.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with social media resources
Ability to gather information, verify sources, draft and edit text for press release
Ability to update and maintain web site
Ability to develop and implement communication and marketing strategies
Strong graphic design skills
Advanced verbal and written communication skills

Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentSchool of Architecture & Planning (ABM)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date1 year from date of hire
Pay$2,145.87 to $3,218.80 Monthly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date8/1/2019
Application InstructionsPlease attach 1) cover letter and 2) resume

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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