Communications Manager #522352

AK EARTHQUAKE CENTER   Fairbanks, AK   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on November 25, 2022

The Alaska Earthquake Center is hiring a Communications Manager! We seek an individual with a passion for communication to manage our public engagement team. The team engages a variety of audiences online, in print, and in person to share the excitement of earthquake and tsunami science, foster natural hazard safety awareness, and provide essential information during emergency events. We especially seek applicants with diverse (broadly defined) backgrounds that are historically underrepresented in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields.

The Alaska Earthquake Center is hiring a Communications Manager!  We seek an individual with a passion for communication to manage our public engagement team. The team engages a variety of audiences online, in print, and in person to share the excitement of earthquake and tsunami science, foster natural hazard safety awareness, and provide essential information during emergency events. We especially seek applicants with diverse (broadly defined) backgrounds that are historically underrepresented in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields.

The Alaska Earthquake Center is a cooperative environment where projects and operations are executed by well-empowered collaborative teams. The duties of the Communications Manager include supervising staff and supporting their creative growth, guiding internal and external communication strategies, coordinating visual resources, serving as a communications expert for the management team, and representing the center to media contacts and partner organizations.

The Earthquake Center is a mission-driven organization set within the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The university offers an attractive work environment and strong benefits including retirement and health insurance, generous leave policies, and tuition waivers for UAF courses. The Earthquake Center’s values emphasize employee flexibility, the open sharing of different perspectives, a respectful inclusive environment, and a commitment to serving Alaska and Alaskans with strong applied science. Career growth and professional development are expected and encouraged.