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Company Name :-
Claremont Mckenna College
Position Name :-
Director of Publications and Strategic Initiatives for Public Affairs
Company Location :-
Claremont, CA 91711
Job Category :
video editing Jobs

Full Job Description :-
Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination StatementIn addition to its commitment to a harassment-free educational and working environment, the College is an equal employment opportunity employer. The College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable state and federal laws on the matter. The College does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition or medical leave, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law. The College also prohibits the harassment of any employee on any of these bases.
Location:Claremont, CA
Job Posting Title:Director of Publications and Strategic Initiatives for Public AffairsJob Details and Requirement:
Claremont McKenna College seeks a skilled writer, editor, and creative professional to direct editorial content and oversee presidential-level initiatives for the College’s communications and marketing platforms. Reporting to the Vice President of Advancement (temporary), the Director of Publications and Strategic Initiatives for Public Affairs will lead creative and operational planning for the College’s alumni magazine and rotating department marketing content, while playing a key role in all College communications for both internal and external audiences. The Director will also oversee staff writers who are writing, editing, and supporting the marketing efforts of the College’s strategic initiatives, in collaboration with the President’s office and Advancement leadership.

Oversee the editorial content of CMC Magazine
Manage budget, production, circulation, and distribution of CMC Magazine
Supervise the new Associate Director of Communications for Admission in supporting the communication efforts and materials (print brochures, newsletter, website) for the Office of Admission
Supervise the Associate Director for Multimedia in the collection, curation and use of all photography and video assets
Collaborate with the Director of News and Media Relations to lead editorial content planning for college communications, including web and social media
Manage contracted designers/copywriters/editors for magazine and other projects
Work closely with the President’s office to support strategic college communications goals and Presidential initiatives
Support college-wide strategic initiatives by developing written and marketable content for the Advancement, the Dean of Faculty, the Dean of Students, and other departments.
Work closely with the Office of Institutional Philanthropy to support special projects and assist with research and writing needs
Perform writing, editing, and proofreading of proposals, reports, correspondence, brochures, publications, and communications as requested
Develop close relationships with senior leadership, faculty, students, alumni, and staff to produce stories and marketing material most relevant to the CMC community and public
Evaluate current communications channels and develop new ones to advance institutional priorities and fundraising goals
Engage in all aspects of the creative process, including collaborating with photo, video, graphics, and web staff
Work with news and media relations staff to identify and promote key CMC stories
Other duties as assigned

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment. Limited remote/virtual working days will be considered.
The successful candidate will also be able to perform the following essential functions:

Take and follow directions.
Work cooperatively with others.
Receive and respond appropriately to constructive criticism.
Display a positive attitude.
Balance multiple tasks and priorities.
Performs other essential duties and tasks specific to the position.

EDUCATION:Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a liberal arts discipline or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
EXPERIENCE:A minimum of five to seven years of relevant communications and public relations experience, including key responsibilities in overseeing a college or university magazine. Exceptional writing skills required.
LICENSES:A valid driver’s license or equivalent means of reliable transportation to off-site meetings and events is required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Heavy (up to 50 lbs.)This position may require the ability to lift materials and supplies for events, such as floralarrangements, chairs, podium, etc.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: Individual must possess knowledge, skills, and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge skills and abilities.
The successful candidate will be a multi-faceted editor, writer, and content producer who is an excellent writer, editor, communicator, relationship builder, and strategic thinker. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills are critical.

Understand and be able to communicate the mission and history of the College’s liberal arts environment.
Operate computers proficiently with basic Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, Outlook and associated professional software such as, but not limited to, Adobe, PhotoShop, Raiser’s Edge, prospect research tools, Internet research tools and other social media network tools.
Must demonstrate strong project management skills and an ability to prioritize, juggle competing projects and communicate priorities effectively.
Must be able to meet deadlines, timelines, schedules, solve problems respond to others in a timely manner and work both independently and as a collaborative member of the College and in support of the College’s strategic vision.
Must be able to understand and manage stakeholder expectations.
Demonstrate a high standard of integrity and ethics.
Must be flexible, adaptable to change and willing to work on a wide range of projects as needs arise.
Able to think strategically and implement tactical initiatives in support of the College’s strategy.

REQUIRED HOURS: The regular hours for this full time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Holiday, weekend and evening work hours will be required. Travel may be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the College.
CLASSIFICATION AND STATUS:This is an exempt position.This is a regular, full-time position.This is a 12 month position.This is a benefits-eligible position.
Supervisor – AB1825 : YesMandatory Reporter – CA Penal Code: YesResponsible Employee – Title IX: YesCampus Security Authority – The Clery Act: Yes
IPEDS Category Job Code: 21-0000 Community and Social Service Occupations
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:Manage contracted designers/copywriters/editors for magazine and Admission work; staff writer; and volunteers.
GROOMING AND APPEARANCE: The Claremont Colleges seek to maintain a neat and professional image at all times.
BACKGROUND CHECK: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a full consumer background check. Certain positions will require the successful completion of a post-offer physical agility test. Employment is contingent on the satisfactory results of the aforementioned, in addition to compliance with requirements cited in this job description.
ADA/OSHA: This job description defines the essential or fundamental job duties of this position. It is assumed that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
DISCLAIMER: This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this_ classification._ It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Duties and responsibilities can change and develop over time, accordingly the College reviews job description on a periodic basis and may make changes of business necessity.
AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT: Employment with the College is “at-will” meaning that the terms of employment may be changed with or without notice, with or without cause, including, but not limited to termination, demotion, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, duties, and location of work. There is no agreement express or implied between the College and you for continuing or long-term employment. While the College has every hope that employment relationships will be mutually beneficial and rewarding, employees and the College retain the right to terminate the employment relationship at will, at any time, with or without cause. The President is the only person who can modify or alter the at-will employment relationship.
Claremont McKenna College hires and promotes individuals on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Inquiries may be directed to the Director for Human Resources, 528 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-4015, (909) 621-8490. All applicants must complete and submit an online application to be considered for an open position.
Employment is contingent upon new employee providing documents verifying U.S. citizenship or, for aliens, documents verifying legal permission to work in the United States, applicant’s acceptability for positions requiring use of a college vehicle is contingent upon a driving record acceptable to the College’s automobile liability insurance. Promotion from within is encouraged whenever qualified employees of Claremont McKenna College are available. Interested employees of the College are urged to contact the Office of Human Resources if qualified for any open position. Please do not contact departments directly.
Disability AccommodationsIn compliance with applicable laws ensuring equal opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, CMC will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual (applicant or employee) with a disability if the disability affects the performance of essential job functions, unless the accommodation results in an undue hardship for the College. Employment decisions are based on the merit and not an individual’s disability.
An applicant or employee who requires an accommodation should contact the immediate supervisor and the Human Resources Office. If multiple accommodations are identified that do not pose an undue hardship for the College, the selection of an accommodation will be at CMC’s discretion. To request disability accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (909) 621-8490 or hr@cmc.edufor assistance.
Job Type: Full-time

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