Perform work in support of the communication and public information function for the Queen Anne’s County Public Schools.
1.Perform the function of main Web Master for the QACPS school system website and create and maintain social media accounts (i.e. Facebook and Twitter, etc.) Serve as a resource for the school-based web masters and create and conduct appropriate training.
2.Work directly with the Superintendent of Schools in the area of communications, primarily writing and editing presentations and other publications, and including but not limited to, video, photography and podcasts.
3.Draft and send press releases and other communications to print and broadcast media outlets when required.
4.Perform the function as the main school system Desktop Publisher and Graphic Designer for publications produced by the QAC Board of Education; including, but not limited to:
a.Calendar and Handbook
c.Brochures and Flyers
5.Coordinate Special Programs; including, but not limited to:
a.Board of Education Meeting Recognitions
b.Corporate Partnership Liaison
c.Annual County Wide Student Contests
d.Teacher & Employee of the Year Awards & Banquet
f.Special Programs for the Superintendent
g.Administer robust school-based volunteer program
6.Work flexible hours-evenings and weekends, attend Board of Education and other meetings and functions, and update the main QACPS website when required (i.e. for school delays and closings).
7.Perform other tasks and assume other responsibilities in support of the school system communication and public information function
1.Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, preferred.
2.Excellent writing and editing skills, required.
3.Ability to deal effectively with the public and school personnel. Must be pleasant and professional.
4.Ability to create and conduct training for school system personnel.
5.Working knowledge of the operating practices of the school system, preferred.
6.Ability to use office equipment and appropriate business software such as Microsoft Office (including MS Publisher), Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator), and web editing software.
7.Experience with photography, videography and video editing preferred.
8.Ability to maintain confidentiality.