Requisition ID:  30176

Communication and Social Media Specialist

Job Summary


Purdue Polytechnic seeks a Communication and Social Media Specialist to elevate our online presence. Central to our marketing and communication efforts, this role involves engaging our audience with high-quality content and innovative social media strategies. The specialist will be responsible for managing and enhancing our digital platforms, requiring creativity, strategic insight, and social media expertise. We're looking for a talented communicator and content creator who can embody Purdue Polytechnic's spirit and connect effectively with our audience in a dynamic educational setting.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field.
  • Proven experience in social media management and content creation.                
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with attention to detail.
  • Experience in video production and editing.
  • Familiarity with social media analytics tools.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Additional Information: 

  • Purdue University will not sponsor employment authorization for this position   
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position 
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime) 
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period 
  • Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply 
  • Benefit Statement: Purdue University offers a substantial Benefit Package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days 

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette