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Marketing & Communications Coordinator (Public Affairs/Communication Specialist III)

Apply now Job no: 517225
Work type: Staff
Location: Chico
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time
Position Description

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse student body in the nation. The University enrolls over 15,000 students, with over half identifying as first-generation college students.

Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.

Job/Department Summary:

Working independently, under the general direction of the Executive Director of University Public Engagement (UPE), the Marketing and Communications Coordinator develops, coordinates, and facilitates the implementation of marketing campaigns, branding, and public and campus messaging for University Public Engagement (UPE) with a primary focus on Chico Performances, North State Symphony, and Commencement. Incumbent develops marketing and public relations strategies and materials to successfully promote UPE, Chico Performances, and North State Symphony with a goal of selling tickets and creating a positive public image in support of the mission and business models of UPE and its arts presenting projects. Incumbent serves as the Production Coordinator of the Chico Performances and North State Symphony season brochures and sales campaigns. The position crafts and supports commencement communication working with UPE communicators and campus wide communicators directing communication to graduates, parents and patrons, community, and media. Incumbent develops positive working relationships with external and internal stakeholders, such as patrons, artists, artists' representatives, community media outlets, donors, corporate sponsors, independent contractors, university staff and faculty, and works collaboratively with the UPE management team, to achieve marketing, sales, development, and engagement goals for the department.

Mandatory Vaccinations:

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be fully immunized against COVID-19 or have received a medical or religious exemption.  Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with this requirement.

Preferences:

Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they may be considered specialized skills: 

  • Bilingual.
  • 3 years of recent experience in arts, event, or experience marketing. 
  • 2 years of supervisory experience, primarily related to marketing and communications projects.
  • Experience in planning, budgeting, and scheduling associated with marketing and communications projects.

Required Education and Experience:

The qualifications for this position are normally obtained through a college degree, which includes relevant coursework in the field.
AND
Four years of related professional or technical experience such as organizational communications, media, marketing, or public relations.

Time Base: Full-time

Pay Plan: 12/12

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm, Summer - Mon-Thurs 7:00-5:30. 

Salary and Benefits Information:

$4,391 - $7,945 per month / $52,692 - $95,340 annually (Initial placement within the salary range for new employees is contingent upon education and experience).

This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).

CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance).  For more information please visit https://www.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/employee-benefits-summary.pdf

Additional Information:

California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a background check (including a criminal records check, sexual offender registry check, and/or fingerprinting) prior to assuming this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may impact the job offer or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive.

The duties of this position will include participation in a decision that may have a material/financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, this is a “designated position” under the California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code and the incumbent will be required to file a Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest and is subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission. (Group/Category: Procurement Card Holder, 2) Note this designation is applicable only if Procurement Card is issued.

About Chico State:

Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century. 

The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that California State University, Chico stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land and the waters that run through campus. 

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Chico State is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 10/03/22. Applications received after that date may be considered.)

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