• Communications Specialist, Emory College of Arts and Sciences

    Emory Healthcare/Emory University Atlanta, GA 30309

    Job #2156431063

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    • Consults with management and staff to design, develop and maintain a website.

    • Develops, writes and edits various communications materials including correspondence, newsletters, brochures and articles.

    • Develops and maintains effective methods for distributing communication materials and information.

    • Maintains required record-keeping and documentation.

    • May train staff in the use of communications technology.

    • May utilize various aspects of social media to accomplish work objectives.

    • Performs related responsibilities as required.


    African American Studies Department Day to Day Responsibilities (20-30%)

    • Administrative Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Regularly scheduled meetings with the ADA and Chair.

    • Maintaining the Chair's calendar and meeting/interviewing requests.

    • Updating and maintaining AAS/MMUF website and all listservs.

    • Responding to inquiries regarding events and the undergraduate and graduate program.

    • Monitoring the AAS electronic mailbox-including USPS mail.

    • Assisting with the logistics of AAS events (scheduling event space, catering, videographer).

    • Updating department forms.

    • Maintaining filing system, accounts payable, and ordering supplies.

    • Hiring TA and work study students.


    • Bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of related experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


    • Graphic design experience

    • Adobe creative cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator)

    • Cascade

    • Microsoft office suite

    NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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    Job Number 90696

    Job Type Regular Part-Time

    Division Emory College

    Department ECAS: African American Studies

    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

    Job Category Business Operations

    Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

    Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor