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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as communications or public relations or equivalent amount of education and experience.
  • Minimum of five years of media relations or public relations experience
  • Experience working directly with journalists
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategic communications plans
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate and work in a team environment
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Ability to use a wide range of channels, media, and technology to tell stories (e.g., video, photography, podcasts, etc.)
  • Self-motivated, thrives in a fast-paced environment, with the innate drive to learn and pick up new challenges
  • Ability to work effectively with senior executives
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively


Desirable Qualifications

  • Professional experience in the health care industry
  • Experience presenting to large groups
  • Experience working in a large organization
  • Proven ability to supervise staff


Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.


Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. Applications will be accepted until at least 11:59 PM on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.


Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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