MUSC: Seeks Global Health Communications Program Coordinator

With Who:  Academic Affairs – Provost Office, MUSC University

Location:  Charleston, SC

Type of Employment:  Full-Time, Salaried

Salary Range:  UNIV-Band 5: $33,494.00 – $47,734.00 – $61,975.00 (min – mid – max)

Position Description:  Reporting to the Executive Director of the Center for Global Health, this position requires a strong communicator and writer who should be motivated and work well independently or as part of a team. This position will be critical to help raise awareness of the university’s global health activities (training, research, service, international students and scholars) through various communication vehicles, and will provide support for projects and events that increase awareness of the university’s faculty and student engagement in global health.  The Program Coordinator will also assist in internal policy development through the creation of reports, training materials, forms, and other projects to educate the university on procedures or tools regarding international activities.  Performs other related duties as required or directed.

Job Duties: 

  • 30% – Provide writing, editing and research support for print, digital, web & intranet projects, and other communication projects as directed. Interview subjects for newsletter and website articles. Responsible for the CGH monthly e-newsletter, including developing an editorial calendar, writing content, and managing related list-servs and contact data bases. Responsible for day-to-day creation of engaging content, posting, and monitoring of CGH social media channels. – (Essential)
  • 30% – Responsible for maintaining and updating CGH website, including content development, and assist in site migration to new CMS. Assist in building new pages. Write and copy edit engaging and informative content and upload content on a regular basis. Accommodate requests to update information as needed. Prepare and update images and post news articles as needed. Troubleshoot site errors such as misspellings, broken links and accessibility issues as needed. – (Essential)
  • 20% – Assist with the creation of reports, policies, training materials, forms, and other projects as assigned to educate campus on policies, procedures or tools regarding international activities. Assist in monitoring, compiling, and analysis of internal global health-related data. – (Essential)
  • 15% – Supports the planning, organization, implementation of special departmental projects and events. – (Essential)
  • 5% – Administrative Duties: Perform other duties as assigned. – (Essential)

Preferred Experience & Additional Skills: 

  • Ability to communicate research or medical information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to gather, organize and present oral and written information in a clear, concise and accurate manner.
  • Knowledge of and experience with web content management systems.
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing and communications.
  • Advanced knowledge of excel and reporting tools.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently; exceptional organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail required.
  • Knowledge of and experience with design software (InDesign, Photoshop), and other types of multimedia products preferred.
  • Extremely detail oriented, organized and self-motivated.

Minimum Experience & Training Requirements:  A bachelor’s degree and one year relevant program experience.

Physical Requirements:  Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform ‘pinching’ operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/20 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)

Application Deadline: February 3, 2021 at 11:55 PM EST

Apply (or request more information): See the MUSC Careers site.

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