The Publications Coordinator and Webmaster oversees internal and external communications for the Department of Biological Sciences. This person plans, oversees and executes multiple concurrent web, writing, design, graphics, photography, video, animation and social media projects from start to finish, meeting departmental or departmental members needs on time and within budget. This person influences artistic aesthetics on projects.
- Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of training and experience, as well as specific training in using desktop publishing software.
- Experience: Two years experience in desktop publishing, experience in professional and lay scientific writing, experience in web page design and maintenance using applications such as Dreamweaver or Front Page as well as writing relevant computer code.
- Skills: * Excellent writing skills, including knowledge of style, grammar, syntax and scientific terminology. * Excellent research and interviewing skills. * Excellent computer skills, including expertise in Photoshop, Dreamweaver/FrontPage, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as the ability to rapidly learn and adapt to new applications. * Excellent communication skills, including ability to maintain accurate records, correspond clearly and in a timely manner, and write effectively and creatively. * Excellent interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills to assist faculty, staff and students * Knowledge of video editing software, Final Cut or Adobe Premiere, knowledge of video publishing * Understanding of webpage design, web content management, content management systems, web graphic type and standards, related web software tools, web publishing, basic web coding: HTML and CSS. Familiarity with web-based communication techniques and strategies * Ability to review and edit printed and electronic documents for completeness, accuracy and correctness. * Ability to set goals and enforce deadlines while maintaining flexibility to reassess and reprioritize. * Ability to both work independently and as an integral member of a team. * Ability to advise faculty, staff and students about means and methods for producing printed materials. * Ability to understand and follow directions accurately
- Physical Mobility: * May sit for long periods of time, may have to travel to other campus locations occasionally. * Requires ability to perform repetitive motion such as typing and using a mouse. * May require bending, stretching, and lifting of several reams of papers, etc.
- Environmental Conditions: Usual office setting; close contact with computer, keyboard, mouse, and monitor for long periods of time. Exposure to chemicals. Chemical safety training may be required.
- Mental: Ability to pay close attention to detail, multi-task, meet inflexible deadlines, remain calm during difficult situations, cope with pressure, and work with frequent interruptions and difficult individuals. Ability to prioritize and manage tasks well, plan ahead, and anticipate problems.
- Other: Occasional weekend and evening hours required.
- Education: Masters Degree or equivalent combination of training and experience. Familiarity and understanding of biology or other scientific discipline.
- Experience: Three or more years of writing, desktop publishing and multimedia experience. Photography expertise.
Media Tech/Instructional Design
Regular Full Time
Minimum Education Level
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
32958 - 59325 US Dollars Annually
Carnegie Mellon University - 9 months ago
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