University of Utah Job Description
Coordinates publicity/public relation's activities by disseminating a variety of program information.
Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Communications, English, Liberal Arts, or a related area, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required.
Experience in desktop publishing, word processing, computer networks and web page design preferred. Experience in public relations work or the print news media also preferred.
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.
The incumbent has the authority to determine the content of written, televised or printed information. He/she also has the authority to determine any outreach activities that will take place.
Key problems facing the incumbent include incorporating the department/University mission into everything that is spoken, written or televised on behalf of the department/University; developing and implementing effective community outreach projects and special events; and disseminating information that will ignite interest or encourage participation.
This position does not have any budget responsibility and supervises staff only indirectly by giving work direction.
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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