Assistant Director, Program Communications

University of North Texas Health Science Center
June 12, 2023
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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Assistant Director, Program Communications Department HSC-Inst for Health Disparities-300220 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Commensurate with experience Department Summary

The AIM-AHEAD Coordinating Center: Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity.

Position Overview

The Assistant Director for Communications will work under the Principal Investigator of the AIM-AHEAD Leadership/Administration Core within the AIM- AHEAD Consortium. The Assistant Director develops and implements strategic outreach and communications plans to increase awareness surrounding AIM-AHEAD initiatives.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and three (3) years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred Qualifications

Degrees in one or more of the following: o Journalism o English o Communications o Marketing o Higher Education • Masters preferred • Proficient in Microsoft Office • Adobe Suite • WordPress • Excellent communicator (written and verbal) • 4-6 years of experience (can combine education and work experience)

Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Asst Dir, Prog Communications Physical Requirements Carrying, Kneeling, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Walking, Writing, Ability to communicate

Job Duties


Write and/or edit talking points, speeches, and presentations as requested


Provide strategic leadership in identifying media/communications for targeted audiences


Utilizing strategic objectives in communications, plans and develops content for the website to effectively promote AIM-AHEAD


Serve as spokesperson for the institution to local, state, and national/international media, as needed


Provide input to select appropriate representatives to respond to internal/external communications requests and prepare representatives for media interaction


Proactively seek interesting news and stories from AIM-AHEAD departments and Programs based on current topics, research findings, and encourage participants to submit story ideas and articles for the website, newsletter, and other outreach endeavors


Arrange and facilitate press conferences and media coverage of events, as needed


Coordinate media outreach on new program launches or innovative initiatives, as necessary


Work with Project Management Office to coordinate communications


Other duties as assigned

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S5814P

Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: //

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