Details for Kenyon College is hiring for a Communications Associate

Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Communications Associate. A skilled multitasker and systems-thinker, the Communications Associate is the hub of a fast-paced creative team builds and manages the administrative infrastructure for award-winning creative work. This position is full-time, eligible for Kenyon's generous benefits package and is classified in the highest tier (5) for hourly, clerical staff.

As office manager of Sparrow House, the historic home for the Office of Communications, the Communications Associate oversees the office’s budget and coordinates meetings, travel and events for a 12-person team that blends in-person and remote work. The Communications Associate serves as an in-house expert in the tools and platforms that support collaboration — Asana, Google Workspace and a range of College databases. Notably, the position catalogues and maintains the office’s digital and physical collections, including publications archives, editorial and design files, and a growing library of more than 100,000 photo and video assets.

In addition, the Communications Associate serves as an editorial and research assistant for Kenyon’s award-winning alumni magazine, coordinating its popular class notes and books sections, conducting fact-checking and proofreading, and participating in story development. Depending on skills and interest, the Communications Associate may take on other related assignments, including assisting with the online edition of the magazine. The position is responsible for administering, compiling and analyzing reader surveys of three issues a year.

The Communications Associate serves as a liaison to other College departments and is often the first point of contact for inquiries, which requires diplomacy, time sensitivity and an awareness of current events and issues. As liaison, this position plays a central role in onboarding new team members, including a dozen or more student workers each academic year. 

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