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Agriculture Communications Specialist

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title Agriculture Communications Specialist

Requisition Number RE37900

Working Title Communications Manager for Land-grant Engagement and CAFE Leadership

Department Name 81350:Agricultural Communications

Work Location Lexington, KY

Grade Level 44

Salary Range $42,931-68,702/year

Type of Position Staff

Position Time Status Full-Time

Required Education BA

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience 5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification None

Physical Requirements Sitting for long periods of time

Shift Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Job Summary The College Executive Communicator supports and coordinates the Vice President for Land-grant Engagement and Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment's ( CAFE ) communications, presentations, special projects, meeting preparation and calendar management. The role supports executive communications for senior leadership of the college across all mission areas (teaching, research and extension). The role supports communication needs related to land-grant engagement and coordinates cabinet-level communication (Vice President) with university's executive communications team to ensure consistent institutional messaging. The role supports communication and marketing for all mission areas in CAFE , serves as a liaison between CAFE administration and agriculture communications and on all college event planning efforts. The role maintains up-to-date college metrics for all mission areas used in marketing, communication and reporting.The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply 01/31/2023

University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , Agriculture Communications Specialist, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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