PAY GRADE: 30E
DEADLINE: Open until Filled
CONTEXT OF JOB:
The UDaily Writer at the University of Delaware is a valued member of the University and the Office of Communications and Marketing (OCM). OCM is dedicated to developing strategies that will continue to elevate UD as a premier research institution, help attract the brightest students and most distinguished faculty and highlight that talent for our many constituencies.
Under the general direction of the Managing Editor, the UDaily Writer is responsible for researching and writing enterprise, news and feature stories that build community and enhance the visibility and accomplishments of the students, faculty and staff of the University of Delaware. The writer will support major strategic initiatives of the University and help propel initiatives forward through active content generation. The position will translate research and interviews into clear and engaging news articles and features for UDaily, the University’s online news platform. The writer will also develop information campaigns across the digital (web, video, social media) and print spectrum.
This position requires collaboration internally with OCM’s functional teams, as well as with the University’s seven colleges and numerous administrative offices and departments. The writer will be the main beat reporter for administrative news, Board of Trustee actions, commencement, diversity initiatives, human resource functions, facilities and other initiatives as assigned.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html