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.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3801
UW Job Family: 3D
SOC Code: 27-3031
Pay Grade: 24
Date: June 01, 2008
Coordinate the University's commercially printed publications and special projects, primarily recruiting, fundraising, and major promotions; manage each job from concept through development and completion.
Enforce the University's marketing concept and tagline required for all identified publications.
Coordinate the University's print and web-based functions.
Provide planning, editorial direction, and production management annually for 60 to 80 publications university-wide, and publications and projects with a significant number of major recruiting, fundraising, promotional, and/or special publications/projects in an effort to support the University's integrated marketing efforts in design and words, especially in the area of recruiting publications, through direct consultations with the clients and/or designers, including editing and proofing, as well as contract management for the UWyo Magazine.
Edit University department web sites as assigned and work with webmasters to update top-level pages.
Write and/or edit; create specifications; provide cost estimates; coordinate and oversee all stages of production on university-wide print jobs; bid to commercial vendors through Procurement Services to advance the University's interests by obtaining the best printing job for the least cost while maintaining good relationships with print vendors.
Hire, train, supervise, and conduct annual performance planning for support staff in publications.
Work with technical printing terms and requirements; know the regional print vendors and their capabilities; know division writing style, graphic standards and recruiting concepts.
Track all jobs and, when necessary, manage clients' publications Procurement Services office negotiations with vendors.
Organize publications' conferences among clients, designers, and photographers (when appropriate) to plan goals and audience, timing, budget, concept, specifications for each job, and printing requirements.
Edit for University style and consistency, select photography and art, prepare specifications and cost estimates, review final printouts and printer proofs, and perform press checks, when appropriate.
Assist in planning and implementing comprehensive marketing campaigns and special projects for specific audiences to promote the University, as assigned by Director.
Respond to queries regarding writing style, graphic standards, recruiting concepts, publications, and web designs and organization.
Represent division on campus or through local committees and boards, when requested or assigned.
Submit publication entries to regional contests.
Organize educational seminars for campus communication professionals.
Office environment; occasional travel.
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.