Communications & Public Relations Coordinator

Long Beach

Job ID: 1014028

Job Title:
Communications & Public Relations Coordinator

Appointment Type:

Time Base:

Date Posted:
September 12, 2019
Closing Date:
September 26, 2019

Benefits Link:
CSUEU (Unit 2, 5, 7, 9)

Link to Apply Online:

Campus Employment Homepage:


The targeted salary may be set as high as $5,416 per month based on experience. The salary range for this classification is $3,515 to $6,358 per month.

College of Health and Human Services

Appointment Dates
Full-time temporary position to July 31, 2021 with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.

Position Description
The Communications & Public Relations Specialist promotes the College through the reporting of programs and projects, accomplishments, and events. In addition, the Communications Specialist writes, updates, and maintains the college and department website content, writes and maintains college social media, writes, edits, and disseminates the college newsletter, writes and edits content for college print and on-line publications, and assists in the planning and implementation of college events.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent writing and editing abilities for news, creative, and feature formats. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Sound understanding of communications and media relations. Strong working knowledge and understanding of the academic world. Skilled at using social media, website content management tools, desktop publishing, and graphics software required. Ability to provide excellent customer service in a busy office environment. Ability to maintain confidentially of sensitive information.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."

Education and Experience
Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or a related field and three years of related professional experience in media, communications, and/or public relations required.

Licenses / Certificates
CA Driver's License, Class C

Equal Employment Opportunity
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.

General Information
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

Please read the full job announcement at Refer to Job #1014028. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity, and takes pride in its multicultural environment.