The Communications Specialist is responsible for a variety of marketing-based writing, including writing for the Web, promotional materials, advertisements, video, and other persuasive forms for the College of Science (COS). The position includes web publishing, media relations and social media. The position reports to the Dean, College of Science.

The scenic University of Nevada, Reno campus, in sight of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. The Reno/Tahoe area is a recreational paradise, close to world-class skiing and snowboarding, hiking, kayaking and bicycling. Reno is home to an emerging technology sector, with a vibrant arts and restaurant scene.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

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EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please contact me via email with any questions.

Melissa K. Eras

College of Science, Dean’s Office

University of Nevada, Reno

1664 N. Virginia St (0424)

Reno, NV 89557