University of Texas at San Antonio Senior Communications Coordinator (University Development) in San Antonio, Texas

Position Information

Title of Position Senior Communications Coordinator (University Development)

Requisition Number BES20180220P

Department Posting Name Development Office

Location Main Campus

Recruitment Type External

Position Type This is a Classified, benefits eligible, position.

Grant Funded? No

Hours per week 40

If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked

Occasional evening or weekend work may be required.

Some travel may be required to off-campus activities.

If Temporary, Ending Date

Recruiting Rate Up to $60,000/annualized

Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes

Pay Basis Salary

Required Education Bachelor's Degree

Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No

Preferred Education Master's Degree

Field of Study

Bachelor’s degree required in Communications, English, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, Information Systems or a related field from an accredited institution.

Master’s Degree preferred in Communications or directly related field from an accredited institution.

MS Office Experience Required Word, Excel

Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? Yes - Marginal Function

Other Computer and Software Skills Required

Personal computer, various desktop publishing software and Microsoft Office, and standard office equipment.

Experience and Other Skills Required

Seven years of experience in public relations, communications, writing/editing, marketing, or web publishing.

Demonstrated understanding of English language usage, writing styles, grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

Superlative writing and verbal communication skills.

Ability to organize and track projects and tasks, to maintain time schedules, and to maintain attention to detail while managing multiple priorities.

Ability to understand and creatively solve complex problems in a deadline driven environment.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? Yes (1 Year Education = 1 Year Experience)

Other Skills Preferred

Experience in a higher education, government or nonprofit environment.

Description of Job Duties

  1. Write, edit, and manage effective development messages, communications and collateral materials including, but not limited to: case statements, proposals, media announcements, executive presentations and correspondence, and online materials.

  2. Meet with development staff, deans, and faculty to gather information needed to produce fundraising communication materials.

  3. Stay up-to-date with the university’s priorities, including fundraising needs among the colleges and programs.

  4. Serve as liaison between Development and University Marketing & Communications; project manage development-related efforts to ensure deadlines are met.

  5. Assists with developing and managing the overall brand and image of the Office of Development.

  6. Maintain ongoing calendar with deadlines and status of proposals and applications.

  7. In collaboration with the Donor Relations team, coordinate communication efforts related to donor stewardship including writing donor stories, and developing scholar and donor profiles

  8. Perform other duties as assigned

Posting Open Date 05/17/2018

Posting Close Date at midnight on

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Notes To Applicants

-UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

-UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

-This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

-Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

-At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may be closed once a sufficient number of qualified applications has been received.