Lincoln, Nebraska

Requisition Number: S_210863 Department: Biological Systems Engineering-0833 Description of Work: The University of Nebraska seeks a skilled communicator to write, edit, report, and produce articles, news releases, web content, social media posts, and other content highlighting the activities, achievements, and impacts of UNL's Plant Phenomics Community and the Department of Biological Systems Engineering ( BSE ). This position will work with the Director of Plant Phenomics and the BSE Department Head to identify, craft, and distribute stories; work to promote the organizations' various programs and events; maintain social media accounts, make web updates, and other duties as assigned. This position will serve as the lead public information specialist for the Plant Phenomics Community and BSE at UNL . The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination. Minimum Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in journalism, marketing, public relations, or a related field plus two years of public information, public relations, or journalism experience. Excellent writing skills, including familiarity with AP style. Experience writing for the web and social media. Ability to plan, develop, manage, and implement communication initiatives and activities related to UNL Plant Phenomics Community and the BSE Department. Ability to prioritize to meet deadlines. Experience must demonstrate excellent news judgment, interviewing, and writing skills. Experience must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, collaborative, and time-management skills. Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with agriculture in the Midwest and its connections with rural environment, public well-being, and prosperity. Proficiency with photography, videography, video editing, and podcasting.  Posted Salary: $46,278/yr. minimum Job Type: Full-Time

Lincoln, Nebraska

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