Communications Manager for McDonald Observatory

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Job Summary
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Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
McDonald Observatory, The University of Texas at Austin
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

McDonald Observatory seeks a Communications Manager responsible for producing compelling written content about astronomy research and operations of McDonald Observatory for multiple digital and print platforms, organizing and executing press releases, and managing media requests and filming projects for the observatory and Department of Astronomy. This exciting role provides opportunities to communicate science to a broad and growing audience with the goal of increasing visibility and awareness of McDonald Observatory research capabilities, scientific achievements, educational excellence, and public outreach activities. This position requires five years of experience. Finalists will be asked to provide writing samples, marketing materials, or publications at time of interview. Finalists may also be asked to demonstrate editing skills. McDonald Observatory is part of The University of Texas at Austin. This position is based in Austin, Texas. All positions are security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected. McDonald Observatory and The University of Texas at Austin are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity.

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Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$61032.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Friday, September 30, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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