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CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER - COMMUNICATION OFFICE at Fresno Unified School District

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Job Information

Date Posted: 3/15/2019 Application Deadline: 6/30/2019 11:55 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 228 days
Salary: $140,343.99 - $170,590.07 Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Human Resources Call Center Email: tpttr@fresnounified.org
Phone: (559) 457-3500

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

The Chief Officer will have the ability to enhance and build upon a well-defined communications structure focused on a three-pronged approach to public relations: strategic communications, community engagement and broadcast operations. CIO will oversee, support and contribute to the daily operation of both internal and external communications including writing, emergency response, media relations and positive storytelling. This includes press releases, high-level speeches, background papers, fact sheets, production scripts, district newspaper content and developing communication plans. The CIO ensures that photos and video products are captured, processed, collected and distributed in a timely manner; manages the development of special events, public service campaigns, video documentation, special productions and live remote interviews; in conjunction with the department’s public information officer, develops and maintains positive working relationships with the news media based on open and honest communication, further supporting the District’s commitment to transparency; may provide additional support as spokesperson at public forums; is responsible for the development, execution and training of a unified crisis communication plan for any incident that may affect the District; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Fresno Unified’s Safety and Security Department; organizes a successful grassroots operation to engage civic, religious and union leaders in a variety of programs offered by Fresno Unified School District; and establishes successful partnerships with companies/organizations in the region in support of community initiatives and educational opportunities for students/educators.

*Any combination equivalent to: bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, broadcasting, media, human relations, and/or marketing and public relations *Five years of recent administrative experience or consulting experience primarily in media and communications with at least three years of the experience in communications-media relationships preferably involving programs or services regarding major public interest or public education issues. *Valid California driver’s license.



      The Chief Officer will have the ability to enhance and build upon a well-defined communications structure focused on a three-pronged approach to public relations: strategic communications, community engagement and broadcast operations. CIO will oversee, support and contribute to the daily operation of both internal and external communications including writing, emergency response, media relations and positive storytelling. This includes press releases, high-level speeches, background papers, fact sheets, production scripts, district newspaper content and developing communication plans. The CIO ensures that photos and video products are captured, processed, collected and distributed in a timely manner; manages the development of special events, public service campaigns, video documentation, special productions and live remote interviews; in conjunction with the department’s public information officer, develops and maintains positive working relationships with the news media based on open and honest communication, further supporting the District’s commitment to transparency; may provide additional support as spokesperson at public forums; is responsible for the development, execution and training of a unified crisis communication plan for any incident that may affect the District; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Fresno Unified’s Safety and Security Department; organizes a successful grassroots operation to engage civic, religious and union leaders in a variety of programs offered by Fresno Unified School District; and establishes successful partnerships with companies/organizations in the region in support of community initiatives and educational opportunities for students/educators.

      *Any combination equivalent to: bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, broadcasting, media, human relations, and/or marketing and public relations *Five years of recent administrative experience or consulting experience primarily in media and communications with at least three years of the experience in communications-media relationships preferably involving programs or services regarding major public interest or public education issues. *Valid California driver’s license.

          Comments and Other Information

          FOR QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCES HELP DESK AT (559) 457-3500. TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION VISIT: https://www.fresnounified.org/dept/hr/Pages/career-management.aspx To view full job description, education requirements, and licenses for this position visit: https://www.fresnounified.org/dept/hr/Pages/job-descriptions.aspx Fresno Unified School District invites you to step up and inspire students to success. California's fourth-largest school district with an enrollment of more than 74,000 students is making huge strides in preparing career-ready graduates. Guided by the Board of Education's Core Beliefs that all students can and must learn at grade level and beyond, the district is gaining momentum to boost student achievement. Fresno Unified School District is seeking dynamic, dedicated and motivated individuals. Individuals need to be committed to continuous improvement, results driven and eager to work in a diverse community. We are committed to creating a culture where: - Diversity is Valued - Accelerated Learning for Each Student is Key - Good First Teaching is the Focus - Collaborating with Civic Leaders Positively Impacts the Community NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY: Fresno Unified School District does not harass, intimidate, or political affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression or genetic information, mental or physical disability, sex, sexual orientation, parental or marital status, military veteran status, or any other basis protected by law or regulation, in its educational program(s) or employment.

          Comments and Other Information


          FOR QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCES HELP DESK AT (559) 457-3500. TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION VISIT: https://www.fresnounified.org/dept/hr/Pages/career-management.aspx To view full job description, education requirements, and licenses for this position visit: https://www.fresnounified.org/dept/hr/Pages/job-descriptions.aspx Fresno Unified School District invites you to step up and inspire students to success. California's fourth-largest school district with an enrollment of more than 74,000 students is making huge strides in preparing career-ready graduates. Guided by the Board of Education's Core Beliefs that all students can and must learn at grade level and beyond, the district is gaining momentum to boost student achievement. Fresno Unified School District is seeking dynamic, dedicated and motivated individuals. Individuals need to be committed to continuous improvement, results driven and eager to work in a diverse community. We are committed to creating a culture where: - Diversity is Valued - Accelerated Learning for Each Student is Key - Good First Teaching is the Focus - Collaborating with Civic Leaders Positively Impacts the Community NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY: Fresno Unified School District does not harass, intimidate, or political affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression or genetic information, mental or physical disability, sex, sexual orientation, parental or marital status, military veteran status, or any other basis protected by law or regulation, in its educational program(s) or employment.

           


          Application Deadline

          6/30/2019 11:55 PM Pacific

          Date Posted

          3/15/2019

          Contact

          Number of Openings

          1

          Salary

          $140,343.99 - $170,590.07

          Length of Work Year

          228 days

          Employment Type

          Full Time