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UC Water Communications Specialist
Job Category:   Web Media Assistant
Unit:   Sierra Nevada Research Institute
Position Code:   TSNR7916A
Status:   Closed
Number of positions open:   2
Hours per week:   10
Closing Date:   02/02/2018
Salary:   $12.88
Location:   Campus Site

University of California Water Security and Sustainability Research Initiative is the voice for water research in the state. The organization covers nine UC campuses and a variety of water resources management issues. UC Water partners with the University of California TV channel Sustainable California for multi-media outreach. Critical to the research mission is ensuring effective communication with stakeholders and decision-makers.

UC Water seeks a Communications Specialist to assist the Director of Communications with social media, video, web communication and general office tasks. The successful applicant will compose tweets, edit photographs, assist with video editing, and contribute to web content.

Qualifications:   The applicant should have an excellent attention to detail and be in command of excellent English writing skills using proper grammar and punctuation. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud is useful, especially Photoshop and InDesign. Professionalism, diligence and strong work ethic are required.

The student will have access to a PC computer and work space. Weekly meetings with supervisor are expected. Some opportunities for off-campus travel to work sites may be possible.
To Apply:   Apply on-line

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

    The University of California at Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff and students.
For more information:   Contact: Leigh Bernacchi at lbernacchi@ucmerced.edu

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