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ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER

Position Details

Summary

Operating Title ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER
Long Classification Title COMMUNICATIONS&INFORM COORD
Location UNH, Durham, NH
Department UNH Communication and Public Affairs - AVP Administration [UGRREL]
Summary of Position

With a client centered approach, assist in the management of a portfolio of client projects in collaboration with university partners to help define goals, scope and appropriate communications vehicles. Work under the direction of the Client Services Director, Brand Manager for Advancement and Executive Director of Marketing and others in Communications and Public Affairs in the production of superb communications that reflect the UNH brand across all media including broadcast, digital, print, OOH, and experiential. Facilitate communication across departments regarding projects under your management. Follow established processes to create and adhere to timelines, planning, resourcing, execution, change control, issue/risk management and effectiveness. Participate in the estimation process to determine direct costs and/or internal creative resources required for each project. Apply measurement data to improve the effectiveness of communication. Adhere to industry standards for project management best practices.

Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PS0679FY18
Acceptable minimum level of education Bachelor's
Acceptable minimum years of experience 3 years
Other minimum qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree with coursework in marketing, communications, or related areas
• Familiarity with communication campaigns
• Superior time management and project management skills
• Basic writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design skills
• Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with colleagues

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.
Three years of work experience in project management or related field. Experience with multiple communications media. High standards for creative output.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Self-motivated, highly organized and able to work effectively as part of a team. Awareness and understanding of the methods of communication, both existing and emerging.
Person must be energetic, client oriented, collaborative, creative and enthusiastic. Experience with InDesign, Photoshop, Word and Excel.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/28212
Percent Time Information (FTE) 1.00
Grade 16
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.

Posting Details

Posting Date 12/01/2017
Open Until Filled No
Closing Date 12/13/2017
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? Yes
Job Category Salaried Staff (Exempt)
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position provide projected end date
Equipment/Instruments
DOT Safety Information None applicable

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties

Duty/Responsibility

Collaborates with clients, marketing staff and creative teams to plan or assist in the planning of communication projects, assist and monitor the production of deliverables on time and within the budget.

Duty/Responsibility

Works with colleagues to help develop communications processes and procedures.

Duty/Responsibility

Analyze performance data and contribute ideas to help create strategy for improving client satisfaction and effectiveness of communication.

Duty/Responsibility

Keeps up to date with new trends in communication and researches how new technology can be applied in support of the UNH brand.

Duty/Responsibility

Participate in relevant professional development and training at UNH and elsewhere as needed for the successful completion of these duties.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents