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Content Creation Specialist

Posted: 05/02/2022

The primary role of the Content Creation Specialist is to execute and support efforts to increase awareness and interest in the University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR). This position will effectively and creatively communicate UMR news and information to key stakeholders, working with the UMR community including our diverse students to develop and distribute content that is clear, concise, actionable and engaging. This position will distribute information to reach target audiences through UMR’s website, social media channels, email newsletters, media relations and and additional communication platforms.

This full-time, 12-month position reports directly to the Director of Communication and Marketing. Working closely with members of the Communications and Marketing team, this position serves a key role in working collaboratively with internal stakeholders to share UMR’s strategic vision; story of innovation and success with underrepresented students; and world-class education. Visit https://r.umn.edu/Content-Creation-Specialist for a full position description.

Salary and benefits include:

  1. Annual salary will be no less than $40,000.
  2. Minnesota based pension retirement plan - fully vested after 5 years of service.
  3. 13 accrued paid vacation days and 13 accrued sick leave days and 11 paid holidays.
  4. Reduced tuition opportunities covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition.
  5. Excellent and affordable health care benefits.
  6. Wellness program with opportunity to earn lower health care rates.
  7. Flexible schedule with off-site/remote options available.
Required Qualifications
  • BA/BS degree or combination of related education and work experience to equal at least four years.
  • The University of Minnesota requires that an employee has authorization to work in the US in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, the University of Minnesota will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This role is available for candidates already authorized to work in the United States.
How to Apply
Review of complete applications will begin May 17, 2022. Applications must be submitted online at https://humanresources.umn.edu/content/find-job. Search postings for Job Requisition #347795 for application instructions and links. Applicants must attach to the online application (1) a cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) diversity statement. For more information, contact umrhr@r.umn.edu.

Diversity
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

Employment Requirements
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

All employees at the University of Minnesota must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or submit a medical or religious exemption. To learn more please visit: https://humanresources.umn.edu/covid-19-workplace-guidance/vaccine-certification-0

University of Minnesota Rochester Vision and Core Values
The University of Minnesota Rochester is a health-focused campus entering an exciting second phase of growth, having launched in 2009 and achieved national acclaim. UMR plans to grow from 1,000 to 1,500 students over the next several years. The University of Minnesota Rochester lives by its vision to inspire and empower undergraduates to solve the health challenges of the 21st century. 

UMR core values are embedded in our vision: community, respect, diversity and inclusivity, evidence-based decision making and human potential. In this vibrant context, students are at the center of all we do – including faculty research focused on scholarship of teaching and learning. A point of pride for this vibrant campus community is our achievement of equity in educational attainment, with a diverse student body (>70% underrepresented students). To learn more about UMR, visit r.umn.edu/.

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