Extension Specialist II - Project/Program Manager - Communications


Title: Extension Specialist II - Project/Program Manager - Communications

Location: School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences

Appointment: Twelve Month

Qualifications: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in mass communications, journalism or a closely related field. Must be proficient using appropriate computer hardware and software to perform all job tasks as outlined in the responsibilities. A valid drivers license and liability insurance is required.

Responsibilities: The project/program manager will:
Formulate and assign articles
Write articles for print media as well as write radio spots and video scripts
Edit manuscripts, publications and web content
Take digital photographs
Shoot video and edit using Final Cut Pro
Create podcasts
Coordinate audio/visual equipment set-ups and equipment check outs for SAFHS faculty and staff

The successful candidate will be experienced in the field of communications in the agricultural sciences. S/he must be able to multi-task and work on several jobs at a time, often under tight deadlines, with minimal supervision, and be able to problem solve as necessary toward successful job completion. The successful candidate must have a reliable vehicle. Some evening and weekend work and/or overnight travel may be required.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Fringe Benefits: Group medical and hospital insurance, life and disability insurance, retirement benefits, social security, workers’ compensation, annual and sick leave.

Application: Applicants should submit an application letter, resume, copies of official transcripts from all higher learning institutions attended and three letters of recommendation to:

Chair, Search Committee
Extension Specialist II - Project/Program Manager-Communications
c/o Human Resources Department
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 N. University Drive
Mail Slot #4942
Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601
E-mail: uapbjobs@uapb.edu

Closing date: For full consideration, candidates should submit completed application materials by October 22, 2019.

Visit the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff at: uapb.edu

“UAPB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and participates in E-Verify”

Posted: Adl 10/04/19

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