Position Description: Under direct supervision of the Managing Director of Partnerships and Programs, and in support of the UCLA Office of Information Technology, the Events and Communications Manager will plan and execute logistics for both small and large scale events, develop and execute marketing, social media, and outreach strategies, and work across a variety of campus constituents in support of the OIT's programmatic research and technology goals across six departments, including the Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE), Community Partnership Programs, Mobile Web Development, Privacy, Policy, and Governance, Campus Educational Technologies, and Campus Data Initiatives. Establish and implement comprehensive, ongoing and planned marketing campaigns and produce communications materials that promote the services, initiatives, and offerings of the OIT-IDRE organization to faculty, students, and staff. Schedule and forecast planning for special events that publicize the organization and its programs to the campus community through a variety of sources. Create and continuously update annual editorial calendar to ensure consistency and constancy in messaging.
Create a framework for marketing and communications focused on the work of OIT technologists and researchers to the campus and to UCLA's external audience. Work with OIT directors, supervisors, managers and staff to produce and execute a comprehensive public relations/marketing/social media campaign for the organization and for each department. Develop a strong internal and external communications structure that keeps all staff and the campus informed of OIT policy and practices, organization resources, work being done by the organization and other information related to staff members. Plan and update content for outward facing OIT websites to establish presence and present relevant information to constituents.
Work with campus External Affairs, Media Relations, and Public Outreach offices to ensure that the OIT message is understood and frequently promoted to internal campus and external resources for all OIT departments. Help create and conduct assessments and analytics of students, faculty and staff about their use of information technology as input into marketing campaigns and events, providing feedback to area supervisors. Establish and maintain effective working relationships internally and across campus for the collection and exchange of information.
Acquire and maintain current knowledge of the activities and functions of the OIT, the concepts and trends of information technology usage within the tech industry and educational environment. Understand University policies and procedures, leadership and governance structures.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.