University of Pittsburgh Content Manager/Editor in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Position Information

Date Posted 07/25/2017

Working Title Content Manager/Editor

Job Classification Communications III

Department Name 23301-Bioengineering

Job Type Staff

Position Number 0135071

Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications

Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering is seeking a Content Manager/Editor to support the Department of Bioengineering’s visibility and branding. The Content Manager/ Editor will be embedded in and report to the Swanson School’s Director of Marketing and Communications and work closely with the Bioengineering Department Chair; will assist with web content, social media, copywriting and editing, and external communications. Utilizing strong writing and audience-awareness skills as well as fluency in HTML, the Content Manager/Editor will coordinate production of a variety of strategic and operational communications including feature articles, news releases, digital signage, one-sheets, website content, videos, targeted events, social media campaigns, internal communications, and other print materials.

Education Required Master's

Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience

Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Experience can be substituted for education.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time

Percent Effort 100

Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify

If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours

Campus Pittsburgh

University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Do you have a master's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?

  • Yes

  • No

  • How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?

  • Career Development Center (CDC)

  • Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)


  • Currently a University Employee



  • Pitt Career Services

  • Pittsburgh Post Gazette

  • Pittsburgh Technology Council

  • PittSource Search

  • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below




  • Internet Search

  • Other: (Please specify below)

  • Please specify from above (if applicable):

(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter