Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/07/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Department of Pediatrics is one of the largest departments within the UCSD School of Medicine with comprehensive clinical programs, extensive basic science and clinical research, and diverse educational opportunities for students, residents and fellows. The internationally renowned faculty play a major role in medical and graduate student training, providing educational and programmatic offerings that span several disciplines, and provide diversity to meet the interests of a broad spectrum of students and scholars. More than one hundred trainees at the graduate student and postdoctoral level, as well as more than 300 professional, research and administrative staff who along with the department administrators interact closely with the faculty. The diverse mix of ages, backgrounds, and talents creates a robust work environment with challenging career opportunities and a commitment to continued growth potential. We constantly seek to recruit highly motivated, technologically-advanced and interested individuals to become a part of our dynamic cutting-edge research, clinical, and educational environment.
The Manager of Communications and Events is responsible for the overall management and coordination of all general communications and events for the Department of Pediatrics. They will manage and produce weekly news bulletins, digital communications, announcements, operating manuals, resources, guidelines, and reports for the Department. Responsibilities also include planning content based on departmental initiatives, events, and issues of importance. The Manager will have full responsibility over the Department's website, managing the content, updates, formatting, and design. The Manager works under the general direction of the Vice Chair of Finance and Administration, and serves as a key senior staff member to the Department Chair and Vice Chairs.
The Manager will maintain and be the point of contact for Departmental listservs, making updates as requested and on a regular basis. Creates and maintains operating manuals, resources, and guidelines for the Department. Develops and maintains professional presentations related to Department wide employee communications. Will develop content and manage distribution of organization-wide emails. Will support successful execution of communications plans; track, manage and communicate progress against timelines and goals. Establish and maintain reports to show progress of projects to management, oversee the successful completion of all assigned tasks, assume the initiative and provide support to the Department. Perform other related functions as required. This position may also work on ad hoc projects and assignments by Department leadership.
Independently oversees a comprehensive communications program for a unit or school with moderately complex communications requirements. The communications program usually includes written, visual, digital and electronic communications. Works with management to develop and execute organizational communication and market branding strategy. Designs and implements information campaigns.
This position will oversee the planning, execution, and administration of events for the Department of Pediatrics. This will include special events, symposia, retreats, workshops, conferences, Department meetings, program events, and other related events. Manage the full-scale planning, organizing, and implementing of these events and functions. May also independently manage small, non-complex events. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: managing event RSVPs and data; creation and management of event budgets; financial payment tracking; event logistics; and event follow-up and attendee tracking. Responsible for project support for these events in a wide range of areas including resource administration, strategic planning, constituent engagement and general administration management issues. Create and maintain department contracts, purchase orders, reimbursements, travel and other expense records as assigned.
Seven (7+) or more years of related experience, OR a Bachelor's degree in related area plus three (3) or more years of related experience.
Knowledge of all aspects of communications, including strategic planning for various media venues, technical aspects and requirements of various venues, and most appropriate and effective applications.
Knowledge and understanding of technical applications to effectively direct technical staff, or personally perform technical work, including design concepts, various media, and applications.
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