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To be successful in this position, you will bring:

        Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

        Excellent written and oral communication skills.

        Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal communications groups across campus.

        Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills

        Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex materials and communicate information in a manner easily understood.

        Experience with project management and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

        Demonstrated ability to perform detailed work with high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

 

Preferred Education & Experience:

        Experience with scientific or data-informed writing

        Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish

        Proven success in writing for publication in print, web, and other platforms.

        Excellent writing, interpersonal, and oral communication skills with proven ability to present, write, edit, and organize thoughts in a clear, concise, and well-organized manner.

        Ability to change voice and writing style to fit a particular audience and purpose.

        Firm understanding of web technologies and applications, including social networking, social media tools, and current communication trends.

        Ability to interact effectively with a diverse array of people, including senior leaders.

 

 

Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

 

The expected pay range for this position is $82,000 to $122,000 per annum.
Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.

 

At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website (https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/benefits-rewards) provides detailed information on Stanford’s extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.

 

Why Stanford is for You:
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

        Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.

        A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.

        A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.

        Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.

        Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

How to Apply:
We invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button. To be considered, you must submit a cover letter, résumé, and two writing samples along with your online application.

        Finalist must successfully complete a background check prior to working at Stanford University. 

        This is a fixed-term position with an end date of one year and is renewable based on performance and funding

        Candidates must be eligible to work in the US. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

 

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory for all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.  Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Consistent with obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with any disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by law. 

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