Scheduled Hours 37.5 Position Summary The Advancement Communications Coordinator supports the Assistant Vice Chancellor and a high-volume communications team that works with many colleagues across University Advancement and our campus to advance key marketing communications priorities. This is a strategically important position that has a huge impact on the productivity of Advancement Communications and on University Advancementâ™s ability to communicate effectively with alumni, parents, and friends. This position provides project and/or program coordination and/or administrative support for program areas and support functions of assigned area. Job Description Primary Duties and Responsibilities Perform administrative responsibilities such as assisting AVC with a range of projects, scheduling meetings, paying vendors, budget management, and various types of creative/competitive research. Conduct office-management responsibilities such as project coordination and management. Perform communications responsibilities such as proofreading and creating PowerPoint presentations. Perform other duties as assigned Preferred Qualifications Bachelorâ™s degree. Â B asic knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, and Photoshop. Knowledge of (or willingness and ability to learn to use) technology-based tools such as a constituent database (ADIS), Google Analytics, and SharePoint. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Previous project-management experience, including building production schedules. Experience working with printers, mail houses, and other vendors. Professional individual with knowledge of university systems. Knowledge of University Advancement activity. Ability to relate well to other staff, administrators, and external university constituencies. Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs and mission of Washington University; must understand the importance of university relationships with alumni, parents, and friends. Passion for and general understanding of integrated marketing communications work. Ability to develop an in-depth understanding of complex programs and partnerships and help find solutions to departmental challenges. Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues. Ability to learn quickly and work effectively in a large and complex organization. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent proofreading skills. Exceptional interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships. Flexibility to deal with changing priorities. Honesty, integrity, and enthusiasm; a very strong work ethic, supported by commitment and follow-through. Ability to be proactive and anticipate needs. Well organized and able to complete time-sensitive tasks accurately and quickly. Ability to exercise sound judgment in dealing with competing priorities with little or no supervision. Ability to perform with discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information regarding constituents. Required Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent high school certification plus three years of work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Grade G08-H Salary Range $19.56 - $30.35 / Hourly The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. 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