June 1, 2023

Faculty Special Assignment Opportunity

Faculty Special Assignment: Social Media Consultant for University Relations and Advancement

General description of job/objective:

This position will support the University’s use of social media, and will work within the Division of Advancement and University Relations. As a faculty consultant on social media, this person will work primarily on four initiatives:

1) advance and further develop the institution’s social media strategy; 2) work with University Relations and Admissions to develop a social media strategy to engage prospective students; 3) develop an academic model to use social media to engage on- and off-campus constituents; and 4) plan for the production of social media content that can be used across campus.

This position reports to the Associate Vice President for University Relations.


  • Required: Demonstrated experience with a variety of social media platforms and tools.
  • Required: Demonstrated experience with video and multimedia production.
  • Required: Experience with the use of social media in teaching environments.
  • Preferred: Track record of advancing the mission of an institution with effective communication strategies.

Release time and salary stipend: Negotiable.

To apply for the position, please submit a résumé and cover letter to the Office of Human Resources by 5 p.m. on August 31, 2012.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.