University of Illinois at Chicago seeks a communications/media relations professional

March 2, 2016 - 1 minute read


The University of Illinois at Chicago seeks a full-time communications/media relations professional in the Office of Public Affairs to publicize the patient care, clinical and community service programs in the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, as well as health science research and education. The position includes strategic communications, media relations and internal communications.

A bachelor’s degree and at least five years’ experience in journalism, public relations, communications or related field is required. Preferred candidates will have a proven track record working with traditional, digital, social and other emerging media; excellent verbal, writing and editing skills; video/audio production experience; strong background in health care, the sciences and/or higher education environment.  This is a full-time, 12-month Academic Professional position.

For full consideration, candidates must apply and submit (resume, cover letter and three writing samples) by March 22, 2016 to

UIC is an EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran.