Communications Specialist (Part-time)

KU Life Span Studies   Lawrence, KS   Part-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on January 4, 2022
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Communications Specialist (Part-time)

This part-time position will implement a variety of communications-related tasks across multiple grant-funded projects related to improving opportunities of people with disabilities, their families, and the professionals who work with them. Working with senior staff, the Communication Specialist will write and edit content for multiple project purposes: newsletters, email communications, project websites, academic texts, and social media for multiple audiences using a variety of writing styles. In addition, this position will organize small events, manage social media, update and populate Drupal-based and WordPress-based websites, and provide clerical support to projects. The ideal candidate will be highly reliable, write competently for multiple purposes/audiences, detail-oriented, and be adept at problem-solving. 

This position is contingent upon funding.

Work Schedule: Regular schedule of 30 hrs/week will be determined during M-F, 8-5 pm

If you have any questions, please contact Dana Lattin at

Review of applications will begin Thursday, January 13, 2022 and will continue until a pool of qualified  applicants is obtained.

For more information and to apply, please click the apply button to be directed to our website and this specific posting to apply. 

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