Project and Marketing Manager

This position is located at the Institute for Learning (IFL), an outreach of the Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) at the University of Pittsburgh, a multi- disciplinary center for research to advance the science of learning by bringing together leading researchers in the cognitive, social, and educational sciences.

The IFL/LRDC is seeking a qualified candidate for Project and Marketing Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing significant IFL communication functions including: coordinating communications across project teams; independently scheduling, planning, and executing outward-facing IFL marketing messaging; supervising the creation of all IFL advertising promotion and publicity materials; Media relations – represent and provide information on all facets of the IFL and IFL work in response to media; Special projects and events management – Plan and coordinate logistics and details of IFL-related special events, including convenings, conferences, and other events. This includes coordinating related stipends, payments to partners and vendors, and travel/Concur support.

Additional responsibilities will include: Planning and logistics: Coordinate and manage calendars, meeting scheduling, and cloud storage / archiving.

The successful candidate should be extremely proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; must have the ability to interact effectively and efficiently with internal and external contacts at all levels and to organize, set priorities, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and complete work in a timely and efficient manner. The successful candidate will be expected to exercise considerable initiative, independent judgment, and attention to detail.

This position will follow department and University guidelines for remote/on campus work.  Currently, expected to be on campus two days/week.

The position requires a Master’s degree in communications, marketing, or related field, and at least two/three years or more related experience. Significant level of experience may be substituted for education.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.