Public Affairs/Communication Specialist - Specialist II
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, California
Internal Number: 2761175
Public Affairs/Communication Specialist - Specialist II
Job No: 509528 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Temporary, Full Time, Marketing/Communications
Enrollment Services is comprised of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions, Office of the Registrar, Office of Evaluations, Prospective Student Services, Out of State, Specialized and International Recruitment, Class Schedule, and Communications. Enrollment Services implements SDSU enrollment management policies and provides services to students from their initial point of interest in SDSU to their graduation.
The Enrollment Services Communications Office oversees all internal and external communications (publications, websites, marketing, and informational campaigns, etc.) to the campus and community regarding enrollment topics, including recruitment, admissions, advising, and registration. In addition, the ES Communications Office supports all specialized recruitment activities by implementing effective communication and marketing plans and collaboratively on all marketing materials.
Plan and manage the writing and editing of training materials, websites, emails, print, etc., to support Enrollment Services.
Plan and coordinate communication efforts to inform students, faculty, and staff on upcoming changes to deadlines, processes, or procedures managed or facilitated by Enrollment Services which are affected by PeopleSoft, my.SDSU conversion.
Coordinate the student electronic communication schedule and process for the SDSU campus when communicating with prospective, admitted, and current students via e-mails and WebPortal messages, and support the transition to PS Campus Solutions.
Assign tasks to student assistants as it relates to supporting Enrollment Services projects.
Use a customer relations management system (CRM) to manage events and communication campaigns used to support Enrollment Services.
Use a content management system (CMS) to edit and review text and media on Enrollment Services websites.
Participate in campus-wide committees related to key campus initiatives such as PS Campus Solutions.
Support other Communications area staff as needed and serve as a back-up in responding to university management's immediate communication requests.
For more information regarding Enrollment Services, click here.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits-eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before one year from the date of hire. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The individual hired into this role will work on-campus at SDSU in San Diego.
Education and Experience
Entry to this classification requires knowledge of the fundamentals of public affairs and/or media relations, and/or some exposure to marketing and marketing research. This background normally is obtained through a college degree, which includes relevant coursework in the field, and up to two years of related professional or technical experience. In addition, strong written and verbal communication skills with a solid foundation in grammar, spelling, and the composition of various communication vehicles are essential to initial entry to this classification.
Knowledge of the fundamentals of public affairs and communication, and exposure to marketing and marketing research.
Knowledge of San Diego State University's organizational structure, policies, and procedures.
Bachelor's degree in communication, public relations, marketing, or related field.
Minimum of two years of related professional work experience.
Compensation and Benefits
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $3,800 per month.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,515 - $6,358 per month.
SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy
In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.
The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on January 24, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by January 23, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.
SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Noemi Bravo-Rojas at [email protected]
Advertised: Jan 07, 2022 (3:00 PM) Applications Close: Open until filled
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."In addition to SDSU, three not-for-profit auxiliary employers operate to provide services for the University. The SDSU Research Foundation furthers the educational, research and community service mission of SDSU. Aztec Shops provides a diverse portfolio of products and services including operation of the SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining, and management of commercial and real estate properties surrounding the campus. Associated Students of SDSU is a student-directed organization that manages programs and facilities enjoyed by students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.