A cover letter and resume are required for consideration for the position. The cover letter should be less than 2 pages and address how this role aligns with your career goals. These materials will be used to assess writing skills during the screening process.
You will work with faculty, staff and students to create narratives that reflect the passionate work the Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives does to develop strategic programs that provide resources, opportunities and experiences that enrich students’ development. More specifically, you will build a communications and marketing strategy across print, web, social media, and public and media relations and help to set priorities while reaching a variety of audiences. As part of everyone's role in the office, you will be asked to provide academic and student development support to first year, first-generation students and will report to the Associate Director.
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, a related field or an equivalent combination of experience and training
3+ years of related experience
AppliedexperiencewithAdobeCreative Suiteorothervideo/photo production software
Knowledge of industry trends including effective use of social media
Knowledge and previous application of project management skills
Formal training in copywriting
Passion for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and how communications can support the work
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) at the University of Michigan leads and supports university-wide initiatives focused on the recruitment of a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, while fostering an inclusive and equitable University community. Our office also engages surrounding communities in mission-focused, mutually beneficial partnerships. In support of this overarching effort, three units within our office - the Center for Educational Outreach (CEO), Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI), and Wolverine Pathways - all work closely with ODEI to further the strategic vision of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Michigan.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 197170
About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.