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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Coordinator Carbon Management Institute

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3458

UW Job Family: 3D

SOC Code: 27-3041

Pay Grade: 23

Date: July 01, 2010

Job Purpose:

Under limited supervision, provides development, coordination and management of all Carbon Management Institute publications and marketing efforts.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field.


3 years related work-experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Journalism theory, concepts and practices.

  • Public relations and communication principles, media, and direct mail techniques.

  • Interviewing techniques, methods and practices.
  • Publishing procedures and requirements.
  • Project planning and project supervision theory, methods and practices.
  • Applicable University, federal and state rules and regulations.
  • News and publications media practices and procedures.
  • Writing and editing theory, practices and techniques.
  • Special events planning.
  • Development of new publications.
  • Coordination of all publications, meeting set standards and protocols.
  • Marketing methods and techniques.
  • Supervisory and training methods and techniques.


Skills and Abilities to:

  • Develop, coordinate and manage all Carbon Management Institute publications.
  • Plan, organize, coordinate and supervise assigned project work, from inception through completion of project work. 
  • Effectively communicate.
  • Effectively write.
  • Supervise and train authorized UW employees, as needed.
  • Work with diverse audiences for proper voice within publications.
  • Promote events for the Carbon Management Institute including marketing efforts.
  • Plan, organize, and coordinate media activities and promotional events for the Carbon Management Institute.
  • Advanced creation, composition, and editing of publications and articles, with layout capability.
  • Budget management and reconciliations where necessary.
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative team environment.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Develops general and project specific editorial concepts for publications, outreach materials and FAQ, or frequently asked questions about the Carbon Management Institute.

Coordinates proposal writing and preparation with the Carbon Management Institute, University departments, and outside agencies including private industry partners.

Coordinates and oversees creation of quarterly and annual reports, ensuring compliance with all associated University, state and federal standards and protocols.

Develops professional contacts with collaborating universities, industry partners, state and federal agencies in regards to publications, proposals, and outreach materials.

Functions as primary editor for all Carbon Management Institute publications, and edits or rewrites, or directs rewrites.

Researches and writes Institutional feature articles for potential periodical publications, develops and maintains mailing database for circulation.

Reviews and proofreads page layouts with authority for changes as deemed appropriate in consultation with designated supervisor.

Develops budget and revenue sources and monitors expenditures; assesses advertising for appropriateness and compliance to US Postal Service regulations.

Coordinates with assigned staff to contract for commercial separation, printing, and distribution of publications.

Work on special projects, as assigned.

Supplemental Functions:

Responsible for all deadlines with assigned publications and news service production.

Writes periodic stories and works with local media on stories regarding the Carbon Management Institute and associated contracts.

Working Conditions:

Routine office working conditions.  Exposed to electrical and video display terminal exposure routinely; hand and eye coordination with repetitive hand movement; and must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a rare basis.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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