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34465 Pritzker Inst for Molecular Engineering
About the Unit
The Institute for Molecular Engineering (IME) is a transformational academic unit focused on the intersection of science and engineering. Established in 2011 by the University of Chicago in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory, IME explores innovative technologies that address fundamental societal problems through advances in nanoscale manipulation and molecular design. IME is the largest new academic program established by the University since 1988. The Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) digital communications manager will help the school sustain and build a strong digital presence by overseeing the maintenance of the Pritzker Molecular Engineering website and helping manage other digital assets, including social media channels and an electronic internal newsletter. This position takes a lead role in training users on PME's content management system and serves as a consultant to faculty and staff regarding website best practices. He/she will draft web content as needed for our fast-growing unit and ensure a user-friendly information architecture. For social, he/she will help draft and schedule posts and assist with social media campaigns and strategy. He/she will work with the director of communications to develop a new, electronic newsletter for internal communications. Once developed, the manager will assist in drafting content, building, and distributing the newsletter. Additionally, this role is responsible for providing regular benchmarking reports for PME digital assets and producing a variety of other content and marketing communications deliverables as needed.
Responsible for planning, preparing, publishing, and disseminating University sponsored information both internally and externally. Prepares written, graphical, audio, and visual material to support the communications to press and government agencies.
Career Track and Job Level
Plans, prepares and disseminates information designed to keep the public informed of the University's perspectives, programs, and accomplishments. Responsibilities typically include marketing, press relations, creative editorial and design services, and internal communications.
P3: Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external University issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
The job uses best practices and knowledge to plan, prepare, and disseminate information designed to keep the public informed of the University's perspectives, programs, and accomplishments. Devises strategy relating to marketing, press relations, creative editorial and design services, and internal communications.
Education, Experience, and Certifications
Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 5-7 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
Depends on Qualifications
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Drug Test Required
Health Screen Required
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