Texas Tech University ELPN Community Reporter in Lubbock, Texas

Position Description

Performs specialized work in conducting original research. Work is performed under general supervision with evaluation based on accomplishment of assigned objectives and overall effectiveness of project. May supervise research and student assistants.

Major/Essential Functions

Attend community events and report outcomes. Stay in communication with TTU, College of Education and LISD marketing departments to stay abreast and in compliance with all logo and branding issues. Maintain effective communications with external media outlets in order to relay program information on a regular basis. Maintain all social media accounts for ELPN. Attend regular program meetings to stay abreast of all programs being delivered with in the ELPN grant as a whole. Plan, content and write copy for publications including brochures, leaflets, reports, newsletters and informational flyers. Work closely with technical support for the maintenance of the ELPN website. Prepare presentations, videos or handouts for program related meetings. Ability to measure the public's opinions and attitudes as it pertains to the ELPN programs.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in marketing/communications/journalism or related field. Knowledge of modern research practices, the methods, resources, and standards thereof.

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual English/Spanish

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Extended Job Title: ELPN Community Reporter

Work Location: Lubbock

Org Level 1: Texas Tech University

Campus: Texas Tech University

Department: PI Dale Ridley

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No

Required Attachments: Professional/Personal References Writing Sample Cover Letter

Optional Attachments: Portfolio Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Job Type: Full Time

Job Group: Technical/Paraprofessional

Pay Basis: Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate: 11.5

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Shift: Day

Grant Funded?: Yes

Requisition ID: 9022BR