The School of Dentistry shares the mission of the Oregon Health & Science University to provide educational programs, basic and clinical research, and high quality care and community programs. We strive to foster an environment of mutual respect where the free exchange of ideas can flourish. The dental school prepares graduates in general dentistry and the dental specialties to deliver compassionate and ethical oro-facial health care.
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The School of Dentistry Communications Specialist is responsible for internal and external communications for the School of Dentistry. This position requires extensive knowledge in all forms of communication including print, web, digital, video, and audio; outstanding communication skills, digital production and post-production expertise, project management, and relationship-management skills. The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to inclusive and culturally aware, anti-racist communication and have a deep commitment to OHSUs missions and how those missions are fulfilled by faculty and staff in the School of Dentistry. The role reports to the Dean in the School of Dentistry with a dotted line reporting arrangement to OHSU Strategic Communications and will engage important additional stakeholders in operational and strategic roles throughout the institution. The Communications Specialist develops School of Dentistry messages and content that are consistent with the Schools goals and strategies. A special emphasis of this position is the continuous process improvement of all aspects of the work.
Bachelors degree in marketing, communications, business, or other relevant field
Three to five years of experience in a communications field
Significant department level strategic communications experience
Culturally aware and inclusive communication
Excellent communications skills (verbal and written) internally and externally on all social media platforms, web-based platforms, digital and print formats
Ability to master OHSU content management systems to effectively maintain a current and engaging internal and external web presence
Demonstrate cultural agility, self-awareness, humility, self-reflection, respect and openness to learning from other perspectives
Extensive graphic design knowledge
Excellent knowledge in MS Office 365 and Adobe Creative Suite
Must have excellent analytical and organizational skills
Ability to work independently, juggling multiple tasks, and meeting deadlines
Ability to research, understand, and write clearly about scientific, technical, and social issues
Work location can be in a shared office area; work can require travel across OHSU campus; will occasionally include staffing evening and weekend events
Ability to utilize a computer with extended periods of sitting and/or standing
Ability to traverse the campus to meet department leaders and attend department events
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Masters degree in communication, marketing, or business
Experience in a university or academic healthcare setting
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm