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Surrounded by the beautiful Appalachian foothills, Ohio University's majestic campus is steeped in more than 200 years of history. The University and the Athens, Ohio, community is filled with individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world.

The Division of Advancement is a wonderful place to work because your experience will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where customer service and diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday.

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Employment Opportunities

Associate Director, Content

Advancement Services

The Associate Director works closely with the Director to develop high-quality, consistent, and timely communication and content solutions support for the Division of University Advancement. This includes, but is not limited to: serving as editor of ohiowomen magazine and managing editor of ohiotoday.org; creating and managing the content calendar in collaboration with the Director; executing content strategy; writing speeches and event scripts; and writing stories, editing and coordinating assets for internal (print and digital) and external publications, (including Compass, OHIO Alumni, ohiowomen e-news, OUr Voices staff e-news, and Ohio Today). Essential Functions: 1. Write, create and edit content (stories and multimedia) for various University Advancement publications (print and digital), websites, and social media including, but not limited to, Ohio Today, ohiowomen (serving as editor), and ohiotoday.org (serving as managing editor); print publications, brochures, booklets, invitations, etc.; Compass; OHIO Alumni and various e-newsletters; and Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. 2. Edit a variety of documents to assure consistency and accuracy regarding grammar, punctuation, syntax, and acceptable institution style and evaluation of factual accuracy and consistency of information - chronology of events, overall consistency of subject matter; verification of facts, rearrangement or deletion of material, analysis of data, and evaluation of documentation as to accuracy and thoroughness. 3. As editor of ohiowomen and managing ohiotoday.org, he/she manages the day-to-day operations for those publications, including but not limited to the following duties: support the creation of the story budget and plan the issue in collaboration with the Director, content, and art director; make story assignments and oversee freelance and student writers; provide the first edit on all submitted copy; write columns and other content as needed (captions, headlines, etc.); provide content and assets directly to the art director; work closely with the art director to prepare pages for final review by the Director, content.

Athena Yearbook, Design Layout Editor

Advancement Services

The Athena Design Layout Editor will provide oversight and detailed specifications of page layout for the annual Ohio University yearbook the Athena. Pages will be developed from initial conceptualization through final review. Artwork will be produced for publications including brochures, newsletters and e-newsletters, Web pages, flyers, invitations, direct mail, ads and HTML or rich media e-mail graphics. The student Design Layout Editor will earn significant benefits from the opportunities available for external and organizational networking, building portfolio samples, and gaining an understanding of a career in graphic design or visual communication. This position is an integral member of a creative team responsible for maintaining the Association's visual image with its extensive public. The position reports directly to the Art Director, Advancement Communications and Marketing.

Athena Yearbook, Photo Editor

University Advancement

The Athena Photo Editor will work closely with the yearbook staff to photograph, gather, and prepare print ready photography for the 2017 edition of the publication. The Photo Editor will earn significant benefits from the opportunities available for external and organizational networking, building portfolio samples, and gaining an understanding of a career in photography. This position is an integral member of a creative team responsible for maintaining the Association's visual image with its extensive public. The position reports directly to the Art Director, Advancement Communications and Marketing.