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Strategic Content Manager
Virginia-Maryland Vet Med at Virginia Tech

The Office of Advancement in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech is currently seeking a highly motivated Strategic Content Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a creative and talented writer who thrives in a fast-paced environment, is driven by shared success, and has extensive experience developing communications strategies, managing projects, and encouraging engagement among constituents. Click here for the full job description and applicant qualifications.

Posting # SW0170995. Applications must be received by Jan. 18 for full consideration.

Content Strategist
Oregon State University

Oregon State University’s (OSU) Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit (EESC) invites applications for a Content Strategist. This full-time position is based on OSU’s main campus in Corvallis.

The Content Strategist is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating a content strategy focused on enhancing engagement with learners and increasing awareness of the value, relevance, and impact of the OSU Extension Service (OSU Extension).

Day to day, the person in this position collaborates with EESC colleagues and program/topic-based content teams to plan and manage content and associated processes for OSU Extension’s online presence.

This position requires collaboration with EESC team members and Extension colleagues and leadership, as well as with other university communicators and technologists. The ability to champion content strategy, while communicating effectively and establishing and sustaining strong relationships with these stakeholders is critical to success.

For more information and to apply, click here. Posting #P01851UF. Closing date 2/11/18.

Student Service Specialist - Purdue University Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education

The College of Agriculture's department of Youth Development & Agricultural Education (YDAE) is seeking a student services professional to provide academic support to students within the department.  This will include academic advising and student club sponsorship.The primary target audience will be students enrolled in YDAE's agricultural communication program, but will also provide support to students in the agricultural education program as needed.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the position
  • Three years' experience in student services.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  •  Ability to effectively collaborate with faculty, staff, students, and parents.
  • Basic proficiency in following software: Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Valid US or Canadian driver's license.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Communication or closely related.
  • Experience in academic advising.
  • Knowledge of programs and majors at Purdue University.
  • Knowledge of academic advising.

Apply here. (Job Number: 1702249)
Interested individuals, please send a message to Search Committee Chair Beth Forbes, forbes@purdue.edu, when you apply.

Assistant Professor of Public Relations
Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

The Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University invites applicants with expertise in public relations at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor.

The successful candidate is expected to build a nationally and/or internationally visible research program; to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in public relations including, but not limited to, principles, writing, research, campaigns, and courses related to their expertise; to provide service to the institution; and to advise students.


Please refer to www.iastatejobs.com, vacancy #700232 to view the complete position description and requirements and to apply online. To ensure consideration, applications must be submitted online by January 16, 2018.

Assistant Professor
Agricultural Education, Leadership, and Communications

The School of Human Sciences at Mississippi State University is seeking nominations and applications for a nine-month, tenure track, teaching position of Assistant Professor, Agricultural Education, Leadership, and Communications.
LOCATION: Mississippi State University (Starkville, Mississippi)
STARTING DATE: August 2018

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in agricultural education, leadership, and communications
  • Advising undergraduate and graduate students
  • Developing distance education courses and programs
  • Providing leadership for the agricultural communications undergraduate program
  • Establishing an active and focused outreach/scholarship program, including securing extramural funding for scholarship/outreach and publishing in respected journals and other outlets

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctorate in agricultural education, agricultural and extension education, agricultural communications, or a related discipline
  • Experience and/or knowledge in oral and written communications in the context of agriculture and life sciences
  • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to diversity and to quality teaching in higher education
  • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administrators, and industry professionals
  • Exhibited initiative and drive when working with formal and nonformal education groups

APPLICATION:

  • Applicants must apply online at www.jobs.msstate.edu and include a letter of application including statements of teaching expertise and interests; curriculum vitae; graduate transcripts; a publication or writing sample; and name, address, telephone number, and email address of three references able to evaluate the candidate’s potential.
  • Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
  • The School of Human Sciences seeks excellence through diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. For more information, visit our website: www.humansci.msstate.edu
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