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Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 05/18/2022
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details
Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title EDIT/MEDIA SPEC | WEB
Job Category Staff & Executive - Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations/Communications
Department Office of Communications - Nwk
The RU­N Office of Communications supports the Chancellor’s office strategic priorities and provides university -wide communications. The office of communications is responsible for coordinating internal and external communications and marketing that represent the voice of the institution and/or interpret the Rutgers University – Newark mission and vision to its many constituencies.
Posting Summary
Rutgers University-Newark, an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise, is seeking a EDIT/MEDIA SPEC | WEB. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Media Relations, the position is responsible for the production of native and paid digital marketing initiatives (web and social) for Rutgers-Newark. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Supervises social media and web support student workers, providing expertise and guidance on how to grow and engage our various audiences through analysis of KPIs;
• Utilizes business, problem-solving, and data mining skills to develop a key strategic quantitative analysis for our team;
• Writes and edits web and social media content;
• Works closely with the Assistant Director to build immersive digital experiences on desktop, mobile and social media platforms;
• Works closely with the Assistant Director on the website redesign project, serving as backup project manager when needed;
• Carries out routine and non-routine tasks with occasional review of work by supervisor;
• Services the Rutgers University – Newark community.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 05
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 58867.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 73298.000
Annual Maximum Salary 87729.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description URA-AFT Administrative
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35 , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption.  Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility .  Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine .  Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
  • A bachelor’s degree; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in communication, marketing, and design environment.
  • A minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in an editorial or marketing function.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communication, marketing, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates knowledge, skill, and understanding of website management and publishing, social media management for a higher education institution or equivalent brand, and digital marketing reporting.
  • A minimum of five years of supervisory experience in a content creation/management role.
  • Must have professional writing experience, familiarity with audio/video production, a solid knowledge of the current media/social media landscape, and Drupal CMS training.
  • Experience using the Adobe Suite, analytics programs (Google Analytics, Parse.ly, Adobe Analytics, etc.), and social media publishing and listening platforms (Sprout Social, Hootsuite, CrowdTangle, etc.).
  • Must be organized and detailed oriented with strong planning and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Able to work effectively under the pressure of deadlines.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience at an institution of higher education is preferred, but not required.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Some evening and weekend work is required.
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 22ST1368
Posting Open Date 04/27/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-Newark
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Newark
Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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