University Governance Writer

Stanford University, STANFORD, California

Date Posted April 14, 2021
Industry Academia
Specialty Education
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $90,000-$110,000
Website https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/university-governance-writer-12077

Description:

Stanford University is one of the world’s premier academic and research institutions, devoting tremendous intellectual and physical resources toward the betterment of humanity. As a major Silicon Valley employer, Stanford seeks people committed to excellence and to improving our world. In turn, the university is committed to supporting its employees as they develop their careers and enrich their lives.  We believe Stanford’s future success will be shaped by the diverse perspectives, unique experiences, and inclusive culture of its community.

University Communications, part of the Office of External Relations, provides support and campus leadership in planning, coordination and implementation of strategic communications programs that support Stanford University and its mission. University Communications is responsible for brand positioning and strategy; issues and reputation management; crisis communications; oversight of digital content and top-level web and social media platforms; media relations and news services; executive communications with all constituencies; major publications; and a campus video productions studio and video production group. University Communications coordinates with communications professionals across the university, provides leadership to the Communications Working Group, and advises on communications policy with senior executive staff.

The University Governance Writer will plan and produce content in a range of key institutional areas, including coverage of university governing entities such as the Faculty Senate and the Board of Trustees.

CORE DUTIES:

 

TO APPLY:  Submit your resume and cover letter, along with three (3) writing samples.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant work experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.  Journalism major preferred.  Experience working in a university/higher education setting strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

WHY STANFORD IS FOR YOU: 

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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