International Communication Association

Senior Communications Officer for Engineering

University of Rochester
Rochester, New York, United States (hybrid)
11 days ago


Senior Communications Officer for Engineering
University of Rochester 

Are you interested in writing about groundbreaking research in superconductivity, quantum science, high energy density physics, AR/VR, optics, human-computer interaction, and biomedical engineering, conducted by world-renowned scientists at a leading Tier 1 research institution?  

Would you enjoy Interviewing highly motivated engineering and computer science students who take advantage of a unique open curriculum, one-of-a-kind programs like audio and music engineering, and access to research and learning opportunities at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, the nation’s first Institute of Optics, and the renowned Eastman School of Music?  

As a Senior Communications Officer for Engineering at the University of Rochester, you will work closely with the Dean of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and its faculty and staff to produce original content including feature stories for print and digital channels, electronic newsletters for internal and external audiences, speeches and presentations, website copy, and engaging posts for social media.  

Your efforts will be supported by colleagues in the Office of University of Communications whose expertise includes content marketing, SEO informed storytelling, photography, video, and graphics. 


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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master’s degree in journalism, communications, engineering or scientific discipline (preferred)
  • 3 years of experience in multimedia, public relations, communications, broadcast, digital publications, corporate communications, or agency work
  • 4+ years’ relevant experience in science journalism, newspaper or magazine writing, publishing, marketing, communications, digital media, or related field (preferred).
  • 2 years of managerial experience in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment (preferred); 
  • or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working in a University academic setting or in higher education (preferred). 
  • Understanding of the physical sciences, scientific research, engineering and applied science.
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67871234
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Rochester, New York, United States
  • Company Name For Job: University of Rochester
  • Position Title: Senior Communications Officer for Engineering
  • Job Function: Executive
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $70,000.00 - $80,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
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