Campaign Communication Specialist Employment Opportunity: The College at Brockport

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Campaign Communication Specialist Employment Opportunity

Internal Applicants Only

Budget Title: Community Relations Associate

Campus Title: Campaign Communication Specialist

Salary Level: SL2

Minimum Salary: $34,400 (Part-time, .8 fte)

The Advancement Division is accepting applications for a Campaign Communication Specialist. The successful applicant will provide support toward Advancement’s communication plans and strategies related to public/media relations, marketing planning/strategy, writing/editing, social media, and website as we move toward our next Comprehensive Campaign.

Major Responsibilities

Specific goals, duties, operations, and functions include:

1. Writer and editor for:

a. The Port (online College and alumni magazine)

b. Daily Eagle (internal campus e-newsletter)

c. College’s and Advancement’s websites

2. Collaborate with College Communication on Campaign stories and materials, including website stories and enhancements, case for support documents, donor profiles, student profiles, etc.

3. Research, interview, and prepare stories and bios on all scholarship benefactors.

4. Interview and prepare bios and stories on board members and volunteers.

5. Support the comprehensive, fluid Advancement communication plan intended to improve and revitalize previous processes: web, email, event marketing (esp. Homecoming and Winter Gala), job requests, alumni spotlights, and class notes.

6. Research, interview write and support online Alumni Spotlight series.

7. Support other Divisional materials, including but not limited to: advertisements, brochures, stewardship reports, door hangers, event programs and signs, fact sheets, flyers, forms, invitations, letters, logo and artwork project management, magazines, newsletters, postcards, posters, reports, etc.

8. Support the process to update divisional and office Policies and Procedures documents for Advancement.

9. Other writing assignments related to advancing the mission of the division and the College.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing or related field from a US Department of Education accredited college or university or internationally recognized college or university; a minimum of 1 year writing experience in one of the following areas: advancement, newspaper, magazine, on-line, marketing, college communications or corporate communications; a demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently and perform as a valued team member; ability to exercise good judgment, to demonstrate an understanding of ethics related to Advancement activities, and to use discretion in interactions with prospects, donors, volunteers and others; excellent interpersonal, written and verbal skills; the ability to work effectively within a diverse community; and, strong organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree from a US Department of Education accredited college or university or internationally recognized college or university; professional experience working in Advancement; and, experience in higher education or a nonprofit.

Department Description

The College at Brockport’s Division of Advancement is made up of the Offices of Giving, Alumni Engagement, Advancement Services, and Finance. In addition to their daily responsibilities, Advancement staff members provide support to the volunteer boards of the Brockport Alumni Association and the Brockport Foundation. The mission of the division is to advance a legacy of philanthropy and engagement.


Position is part-time, .8 fte, 30 hours per week and is temporary. Position is anticipated to be available for a minimum of one year with the possibility of extensions.

Application Instructions

This position is subject to the Brockport Professional Promotion Program Policy. Priority 1 internal applicants are given first preference and Priority 2 internal applicants are given second preference. Internal application materials will be accepted until 11:55pm on December 19, 2018. To apply, please visit and input requisition number 494185 in the Search field to access the position. For consideration, please complete the application and include your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.



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