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University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement
MU TITLE: Strategic Communications Associate II
LOCATION: 1400 Rock Quarry Road, Columbia, MO
The University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement’s distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities, and economies by producing relevant, reliable, and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address the needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension and Engagement, please visithttps://extension.missouri.edu.
The MU Extension Multimedia Storyteller position will play a vital role in shaping and executing our multimedia content strategy. The person will be responsible for producing compelling video content that resonates with our target audience across multiple platforms, including YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. This role requires a creative, strategic thinker with a journalist’s skillset and the ability to think like a marketer.
Projected General Time Allocation (this is subject to change based on project pipeline)
LEADERSHIP RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
This position reports to the Assistant Director of Marketing for MU Extension. This position may mentor others in completing communications duties.
CORE ATTRIBUTES FOR MU EXTENSION FACULTY AND STAFF
Exhibit a high personal standard of excellence, be an effective team player, and demonstrate inclusivity, civility and respect for all.
Engage stakeholders and learners; maintain positive interpersonal relationships; and exhibit effective written and oral communication skills.
Operate with minimal guidance, and be a self-directed learner who is flexible and adaptable to changing environments.
The University of Missouri, also known as Mizzou and MU, is the Flagship University of the four-campus University of Missouri system. It is the state’s land-grant university and one of the most comprehensive universities in the United States. MU’s broad undergraduate programs and its graduate, professional and research programs attract annual enrollment of more than 30,000 students. MU is centrally located in Columbia, MO, which is consistently ranked as one of America’s most livable cities. MU Extension and Engagement programs are located on all four campuses and in 114 counties and St. Louis city.
Salary Range: $20.66 – $29.41 per hour
University Title: Strategic Communications Associate II
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Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Ability to travel and to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, is required to fulfill assigned responsibilities.
A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.
In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.
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