Want to work at Gettysburg College

I am excited to announce that we are hiring an Assistant Director of Web Communications and Electronic Media at Gettysburg College. The link to the position on the Gettysburg website is below as well as the full position description.


Gettysburg College, founded in 1832, is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition that includes Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate and other distinguished scholars among its alumni. The College enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.  Gettysburg College is currently seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Assistant Director of Web Communications and Electronic Media within the Division of Enrollment and Educational Services.

This newly-created position will be responsible for developing content (web, video, photo, etc.) for academic and key administrative departments and coordinating institutional social media. Additional responsibilities include providing support for the college e-communications plan as well as assisting with college-wide video efforts. This work involves hands-on researching, writing, and editing content. This position reports directly to the Director of Web Communications and Electronic Media.

A Bachelor’s Degree is required and 2 years experience preferred.  Higher education experience in a liberal arts environment is a plus. Experience with the use of web tools and software for the creation of Web-based materials as well as an understanding of information architecture and web usability principles is desired.  The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate orally and in writing with a variety of individuals, develop positive working relationships, successfully organize and prioritize work tasks, cooperatively work as a team member, collaborate with individuals on projects, and display creativity and imagination.  Solid analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent interviewing and reporting skills; the ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and handle multiple projects; excellent news judgment; excellent enterprise in finding and following up on stories; digital photographic and video skills.

The salary is competitive and is complemented with a highly attractive benefits package.  The College assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, and disability. Gettysburg College is committed to creating a more diverse community; as part of that process, the College encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.  Address all requests for information, letters of application and resumes, including the names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to; Jennifer Lucas, Co-Director of Human Resources, Gettysburg College, 300 North Washington Street, Campus Box 2443, Gettysburg, PA 17325.  Email: jlucas@gettysburg.edu

For full consideration, application materials should be received by July16, 2010. Position will remain open until filled.


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