Job Details

University of Idaho
  • Position Number: 5318929
  • Location: Moscow, ID
  • Position Type: Public Relations, Marketing and Communications

University of Idaho

SSS-TRIO Web Communications and Event Specialist

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $22.77 per hour

FTE: .923

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Associate Director for Student Support Services (SSS-TRIO), the Web, Communications, and Events Specialist is responsible for coordinating and implementing promotional and marketing campaigns for all unit-sponsored services, programs and events. In addition, the Specialist drafts newsletters and other strategic communications to students and the campus community; collaborates with the Associate Director and Vandal Success Strategic Initiatives to develop and maintain content on the unit and department website and social media sites; and assists in designing and creating promotional materials. The specialist is also responsible for planning, organizing, and executing all SSS-TRIO events, including assisting with events and activities associated with the SSS-TRIO Peer Mentor Program.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One year experience in public relations, marketing, event planning, or advertising
  • Experience designing marketing/promotional material using desktop publishing software
  • Experience with web page development and maintenance
  • Experience with using social media to promote and increase awareness

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design, or related field

  • Past experience with assessment of outcomes
  • Past event planning experience
  • Experience working in a collaborative, team environment

Skills/Ability to:
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and editing skills
  • Ability to professionally represent the Vandal Success department and UAS/ASP units

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to lift and carry or otherwise move 30 pounds regularly/occasionally
Must be able to lift and carry or otherwise move 30 pounds regularly/occasionally

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP004455P

Posting Date: 06/10/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
This position is open until filled; however, applications received on or before June 24, 2024 will receive first consideration.

Posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

Please use your letter of qualification to explain in detail how your work experience, skills, and abilities meet both the required and preferred qualifications as listed in the position description. Your letter of qualification will be used to demonstrate your communication and writing skills to determine your ranking among the other applicants for this position.

For resources about how to write a letter of qualification, please visit the HR website here: Applicant Resources - Careers | University of Idaho (

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Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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