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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery, and patient care, VUMC is a community of diverse individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. Vanderbilt Health recognizes that diversity is essential for excellence and innovation. We are committed to an inclusive environment where everyone has the chance to thrive and where your diversity of culture, thinking, learning, and leading is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.Organization:Section of Surgical Sciences
Job Summary:JOB SUMMARYThis position supports the Section of Surgical Sciences by designing, developing, and implementing marketing and communication strategies, and operationalizes these strategies through the development of promotional materials, internal and external communications, and the Section's website. This position also serves as communications liaison and is responsible for raising awareness of programs and initiatives to internal and external audiences. This position works closely with VUMC News in featuring surgical innovations, unique patient stories, global collaborations, and our highly ranked education programs.
Directs the areas of branding, marketing, media relations, corporate communications and special events. Works with department leadership to develop and manage a marketing and communications strategy. Operationalizes this strategy through the development of promotional materials, internal and external communications, and the departmental website. Serves as communications liaison and responsible for raising awareness of programs and initiatives to internal and external audiences. .KEY RESPONSIBILITIES• Works with department leadership to design, develop and implement marketing and communication strategies.• Designs, develops and implements communication strategies which enable department to accomplish desired goals with regards to peer departments, professional organizations, publication venues and funding agencies.• Coordinates communication plans with other VU/VUMC entities.• Ensures that communication efforts are coordinated and appropriate in support of current goals and objectives of the department and VUMC.• Coordinates the development, implementation and maintenance of web site and provides technical direction to management in carrying out marketing plans.• Manages and serves as editor for all internal and outbound marketing communications, including overall messaging, as well as coordination of publications with the marketing and communications plan and budget.• Garners local and national media placements in conjunction with goals determined annually.• Facilitate the process through which each strategy is defined as a project with explicit scope, deliverables, milestones, drivers, stakeholders and subject matter experts.• Leads the creation, execution and measurement of communications plans that support marketing strategy. Coordinates resolution of project challenges by communicating effectively and professionally to leaders.• Facilitates process discussions with leaders as appropriate. Participates in a team-based environment, providing support for programs and initiatives across the department.• Develops, implements, and administers a variety of special projects and provides assistance to leaders when necessary and identifies methods and resources needed for successful project planning.• Oversee the production of marketing, communication, advertising, and promotional materials for various programs.• Write and edit news, feature articles, and special topics for university and medical center publications.• Review program plans and materials with management and other appropriate individuals for feedback. Coordinate with other organizations as necessary to complete materials.• May supervise a support staff including students, temporary employees, and community volunteers.• Assign, plan, and review work of staff.• Determine staffing needs and make other personnel recommendations.
Our professional administrative functions include critical supporting roles in information technology and informatics, finance, administration, legal and community affairs, human resources, communications and marketing, development, facilities, and many more.At our growing health system, we support each other and encourage excellence among all who are part of our workforce. High-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt Health for professional growth, appreciation of benefits, and a sense of community and purpose.Core Accountabilities:Organizational Impact: Independently delivers on objectives with understanding of how they impact the results of own area/team and other related teams. Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes multiple sources of data to analyze and resolve complex problems; may take a new perspective on existing solution. Breadth of Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge within a professional area and basic knowledge across related areas. Team Interaction: Acts as a "go-to" resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small project teams.
:Supporting Colleagues: - Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy, and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance e and gain knowledge in new areas. - Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships. - Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences. Delivering Excellent Services: - Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them. - Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions. - Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness. Ensuring High Quality: - Performs Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly. - Ensures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them. - Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring. Managing Resources Effectively: - Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure. - Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area. - Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities. Fostering Innovation: - Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches. - Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges. - Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements.
Position Qualifications:Responsibilities:Certifications:Work Experience:Relevant Work ExperienceExperience Level:3 years
Vanderbilt Health recognizes that diversity is essential for excellence and innovation. We are committed to an inclusive environment where everyone has the chance to thrive and to the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.
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