University Marketing and Publications - Assistant Director of Web Content

Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Director of Web Content. This position reports to the Director of Web Marketing/Communications for the University.

The Assistant Director of Web Content will help create and manage content for the University’s web presence.  This includes the writing and copyediting of spotlight stories, coordination of the events calendar, management of student interns in the various colleges that generate content, and other web content tasks.

A Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Public Relations, English or a closely related discipline is required. Experience in an academic environment is preferred.  Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal, writing, copyediting, communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.  Preferred candidates will have the following additional skills: photo editing in Adobe Photoshop and the ability to shoot photos and video to accompany web stories.

Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning. The University is located on an 84-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois. With approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 700 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with more than 100 programs in five colleges, plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college.  Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation's best comprehensive universities. For more information about the University, visit www.bradley.edu.

There are also occasional commitments before 8 a.m. and after 5 p.m. and on weekends both on and off campus. Must be able to work in a non-ADA compliant building. 

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of application addressing the qualifications for the position, current resume, complete contact information for a minimum of three professional references, and three professional writing samples to webwriter@bradley.edu.  

For full consideration, application materials should be received by July 24, 2013. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check. 

Bradley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting candidates from underrepresented groups.