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Director of Communications

UNC Department of Public Safety Chapel Hill, NC
  • Expired: 25 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
# Position Information

## Position Summary

The Director of Communications in the School of Nursing is responsible for operational and strategic planning regarding public relations, marketing and internal/external communications. As the School's lead communications officer, the Director of Communications is the principal external affairs official for the School responsible for strengthening awareness and support of its mission. In conjunction with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Office of Communications and Public Affairs, the Director of Communications plans, organizes, and directs public relations efforts for the School in accordance with the Dean of the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

## Educational Requirements

Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 5 years related experience.

## Qualifications and Experience

The Director of Communication is a specialist in university external relations who knows and understands the nature and purpose of nursing education, research, practice, administration, leadership, and health policy advocacy. Public relations experience in a college or university setting as well as experience in marketing, and communications are essential. Other qualifications include strong health care journalism experience, knowledge of North Carolina, knowledge of research, education, and practice activities relevant to healthcare, ability to interact effectively in a comprehensive, research university setting, employment history highlighted by major responsibilities and a demonstrative ability to exercise sensitivity and good judgment, and exceptional written and oral communication skills, particularly with scientific audiences.

## Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

# Department Contact Information

## Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

*Position Type:* Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)

*Department:* Sch of Nursing-440100

*Working Title:* Director of Communications

*Appointment Type:* EHRA Non-Faculty

*Position Posting Category:* Public Relations/Communications/Marketing

*Full Time/Part Time?:* Full-Time Permanent

*Hours per Week:* 40

*Vacancy ID:* NF0003914

*Position ID:* 20004678

*Posting Open Date:* 07/26/2019

*Application Deadline:* 08/09/2019

*Open Until Filled:* No

*Proposed Start Date:* 09/03/2019

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UNC Department of Public Safety


Chapel Hill, NC