University of Utah Job Description
Plans and implements a public relations program that disseminates news about University or department events, research achievements, and personality profiles to the media, state and local governments, and local community.
Bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, related field or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); three years relevant experience required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communications skills also required.
Expertise with local media markets and knowledge of statewide, regional and national media preferred. Five years experience as a public relations practitioner or related field may be preferred.
This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Challenges associated with this position include planning and developing publications that are effective in promoting or increasing the interest and awareness of the University to the community, while remaining within budget. The incumbent determines how best to design and implement effective communications and marketing campaigns in order to communicate messages that attract interest and participation.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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