Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. 50640
Classification Title Public Affairs/Communications Specialist II
Collective Bargaining Unit CSUEU/Bargaining Unit 9
College/Department Dean’s Office-Engineering
Timebase Temporary
Type of Appointment Part-time for 1 year (.50 timebase)
Application Materials Required University Application,and Resume required
Classification Salary Range $1,735 - $2,600
Anticipated Hiring Range $1,735 – $2,023
Recruitment Closing Date 10/21/13


The mission of the college of Engineering is to educate engineers and technologist to meet increasingly complex technical and socioeconomic challenges.  The college of Engineering provides study opportunities to more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students in seven engineering departments, offering eleven programs leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, and Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology.


The Communications Specialist will use independent judgment to review to review, edit and help develop and disseminate to a wide audience, high profile communications projects such as printed materials, electronic communications, and the college website to ensure high quality messages that apply the college vision and campus branding, this includes the annual college magazine , college and department fact sheets, and college brochures; perform technical and analytical work or related projects, such as surveys or events, where involvement is needed to meet communications and public relations goals; responsible for writing, tracking and highlighting college achievements by using common communications tools such as web and social media, and acting as a liaison for the college with Public Affairs; maintain and update social media sites on a regular basis, including Facebook and LinkedIn, for the College of Engineering. The incumbent will perform other duties as assigned.


Four-year degree in from an accredited institution required AND a minimum of two (2) years of related professional experience; knowledge of the fundamentals of public affairs and/or media relations, and/or some exposure to marketing and marketing research. Strong written and verbal communication skills with a solid foundation in grammar, spelling and the composition of various communications vehicles.

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a background check prior to being hired.


Previous experience in an educational setting is desirable; positive disposition, high energy, creativity and ability to work as a team member.


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

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The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


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