Senior Communications Specialist

University of North Texas Health Science Center
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full Time/Part Time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A
Senior Communications Specialist Bookmark this Posting Print Preview Apply for this Job Position Details

Position Information

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 Senior Communications Specialist Department HSC-Center for Health Policy-304800 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https: //

Salary Information Commensurate with experience Department Summary

The Center for Health Policy has three pillars: Research, Education and Community. These pillars are underpinned by health equity, the translation of research into policy and the practical and effective implementation of policies related to health. The Center focuses particularly but not exclusively on three broad areas: Telementoring & Workforce Development, Rural Health and Whole Health.

Position Overview

This role will support the spectrum of strategic communication for the center. This includes, but is not limited to: website and social media development and maintenance, communication and relationship building with existing and new partners, community outreach and inreach, event communications, operational communications for telementoring models such as webinars, podcasts, and ECHO, and conceptualizing and developing new communication materials.

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

  • Ability to interact with a wide range of UNTHSC personalities
  • Able to synthesize highly technical and scientific data and present it in a understandable format to a lay audience
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Masters degree in Communications or related field Experience with multiple strategic communication methods Experience conceptualizing and developing new communication materials

    Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

    M-F: 8AM- 5PM

    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 Sr Communications Specialist Physical Requirements Reaching, Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Ability to communicate

    Job Duties


    Management and coordination of strategic communications


    Conceptualization and developments of new communications


    Development and management of social media platforms and websites


    Engagement with collaborative partners


    Community outreach and inreach


    Telementoring operational communications


    Event planning, promotion and operation communications

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S5937P

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

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is your highest level of education attained?
  • GED
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate
  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
  • 0-1
  • 1-3
  • 3-5
  • 5-7
  • 7+
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news