Communications Manager

Boston University
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States
06 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, College of Engineering, Systems Engineering

Tracking Code 5600/C0618

Job Description

The Communications Manager will develop and manage the public face of the Division of Systems Engineering (SE) and the Division of Materials Science & Engineering (MSE), through website design and management, direction and management of the MSE colloquia series and a variety of special events open to outside institutions and industry. Write, edit, and publish the annual reports and other publications.

Additional responsibilities will include development of a client base within and outside the University for targeted initiatives for the two Divisions and the Center for Information Systems Engineering (CISE.) Work with faculty across several different departments and colleges to initiate highly visible and stimulating events designed to increase visibility, and potentially lead to new research collaborations that will generate new grants and gifts to BU. The position will make decisions on hiring a variety of BU services and well as deciding when outsourcing will be required.

Required Skills

B.S./B.A. Skill requirements: *Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. *Experience creating and maintaining websites using WordPress. Experience with HTML editor software a plus. *Experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, CS InDesign. *Ability to prioritize and problem-solve. *Ability to lead and manage multiple, concurrent projects to meet deadlines within budgetary constraints. *Ability to initiate and monitor financial transactions and manage a budget. *Experience hiring, training and supervising office staff.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular