Human Resources

Staff Writer

Primary Role

Researches, writes, and revises for publication various writing projects, including but not limited to copywriting for enrollment publications, Web content, advertising, magazine articles, and press releases. Supports principal investigators in researching grant opportunities and preparing submissions.


Key Responsibilities


Supervision Required/Given

Works independently under general guidelines and direction, as well as collaboratively with diverse individuals.

Reports to the Director of Media Relations and receives additional direction from the Director of Corporate and Foundation Support.


Position Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, business writing, or related field.
  2. Must have at least two years' experience in writing for newspapers or corporate communications or grant-writing. Ability to write and edit for Web and Print. Experience in higher education, nonprofits, journalism, communications, or marketing preferred.
  3. Strong writing, communication, interpersonal, organizational skills.
  4. Strict adherence to deadlines.
  5. Travel may be required.