Miami University — Communications Coordinator

Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is looking for a Communications Coordinator for its Howe Center For Writing Excellence (HCWE).

The Communications Coordinator will update and write copy for print materials such as brochures and posters; create social media campaigns; write weekly e-newsletters; and write alumni newsletters. The Coordinator will work with a graphic designer to design on-brand materials for Howe Center for Writing Excellence programming, and update the HCWE website regularly. The Coordinator will also serve as a liaison with university communications and career services.

Learn more about the Howe Center for Writing Excellence at:

Bachelor’s degree in English or closely related field; three years of experience in a communications role; excellent writing and editing skills; ability to update website; ability to use social media effectively; experience working within brand guidelines.

Consideration may be given to:
Candidates with a master’s degree in English or related field; experience working in a writing center and/or writing across the curriculum program (graduate or undergraduate student experience will be counted); experience working across teams with graphic designers and other communications professionals.

Application Instructions:
Submit cover letter and resume to: 

  • Inquiries may be addressed to Elizabeth Wardle at 
  • Screening of applications begins August 6, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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