supervision, assists in developing communications, media and graphic materials for
MPS Communications Department; disseminates information for internal and
external audiences to promote MPS mission, vision and activities.
as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the
following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and
duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in
attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the
specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not
routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential
duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the
· Manages the design, development, production
and distribution of graphic design projects, public communications, marketing and
promotional materials; reviews and edits memorandums, reports and other
· Assist the development of MPS marketing and
promotional messages and materials
· Disseminates clear, timely and accurate
information to the public and school district staff; performs duties within
scope of authority and training, and in compliance with MPS policies and
quality standards; duties may vary according to job assignment.
· Creates and produces publications,
brochures, and informational materials to promote public awareness of MPS
programs and services; compiles and analyzes data to support project and
· Implements communication and public affairs
strategies to promote MPS mission, vision and activities, including building
support for public education, improving student learning, and strengthening
internal communications to increase information and morale.
· Composes routine correspondence, press
releases and articles for publications as assigned; assists with crisis
communications and mass communications projects as assigned, and writes scripts
for coordinated public responses.
· Conducts research projects, compiles
information and summarizes findings on assigned issues.
· Creates copy, content and graphics for
internal and external newsletters; writes and edits stories, takes photos,
assists with layout and graphics, and coordinates printing and distribution.
· Implements program and department strategies
to promote MPS mission, vision and activities.
· Provides customer services; responds to
requests for information, and provides public affairs information within scope
of authority; retrieves and releases information according to MPS procedures;
refers matters requiring policy interpretation to supervisor for resolution.
· Promotes special events, MPS programs and
community services; schedules and coordinates news conferences and media
events, and assists public media staff as needed; maintains database and user
group lists of opinion leaders and decision makers for ongoing mass
· Assists with updating and writing content
for the internal and external websites.
· Demonstrates courteous and cooperative
behavior when interacting with students, clients, visitors, and MPS staff; acts
in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment
· Enthusiastically promotes the
Superintendent’s goals and priorities in compliance with all policies and
· Maintains absolute confidentiality of
work-related issues, records and MPS information.
· Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an
· At times may be required to work outside
normal business hours and work extended hours to accomplish requirements of the