Greater Capital Region, Herkimer/Otsego-Northern Catskills BOCES Region, HFM BOCES Region, Greater Syracuse Region, and Orange/Sullivan Counties - Posted on: Tuesday 01/20/15
Gathers, analyzes, promotes and disseminates information relating to school district and/or BOCES activities.
Works closely with school district and/or BOCES administrators and staff to assess communications needs, opportunities and strategies;
Plans, develops and produces a wide-range of communications strategies and materials for both internal and external audiences, including but not limited to newsletters, brochures, press releases, news articles, fact sheets, presentations, special reports etc.;
Assists in analyzing and explaining school district budgets, student testing and achievement data and/or other complex information related to school programs, policies and operations;
Attends meetings and maintains records of information released.
A. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of professional experience in journalism, news/feature/commentary writing, public relations or communications; or,
B. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree and four (4) years of professional experience in journalism, news/feature/commentary writing, public relations or communications; or,
C. High School Diploma or GED and six (6) years of experience of professional experience in journalism, news/feature/commentary writing, public relations or communications.
Vacancies are filled by certified list provided by Albany County Civil Service. Should no certified list be available, candidates appointed to this position will be serving in a provisional appointment in accordance with New York State Civil Service Law. The candidate must successfully complete a competitive examination and be eligible for appointment in accordance with Civil Service Law and the Civil Service Rules for Albany County to obtain a permanent appointment.