Mailing List Message #114735
From: Diane Goldenberg-Hart <>
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Subject: CNI Seeks Communications Coordinator (part time)
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:22:31 -0500

In advance of next week’s membership meeting, I wanted to let you know that we are beginning the search for a new communications coordinator, and that I will be available during the meeting to discuss this opportunity with anyone who may be interested. We appreciate your help in identifying potential candidates for this position; please feel free to forward the information below, and/or to refer questions directly to me.

Thanks for your help!
-Diane Goldenberg-Hart, CNI


Coalition for Networked Information

 Communications Coordinator (part time)

The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), a library/IT non-profit association in Washington, DC, seeks a creative, organized and skilled communicator, with at least two years of previous work experience, to manage its communications and outreach programs and initiatives. This is a great role for someone who is self-motivated, loves to learn, is interested in higher education, libraries and technology, and who seeks an opportunity for growth and increased responsibility over time.

What you will do:

·       Support CNI's outreach initiatives by drafting posts, press releases, and reports on activities and interests related to the organization

·       Serve as project manager for website and related activities

·       Edit writings by leadership for style, substance, grammar, and spelling

·       Keep abreast of new technologies that may benefit communications and outreach programs

·       Manage production of organizational materials, including print, digital, and multimedia

·      Assist with the planning and execution of events and activities such as membership meetings, conferences, and workshops

·      Manage social media accounts

·      Coordinate awards programs

What you will need in order to be successful:

·     Degree in communications, liberal arts, library or information science, or a related field; or combination of post secondary education and professional experience

·     Superb attention to detail and strong editing skills

·     Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

·     Ability to effectively and efficiently handle multiple, simultaneous, and some short-notice tasks and projects in a deadline-driven environment

·     Ability to work independently, but also to work well with others

·     Skill in organizing resources and establishing and monitoring priorities

·     Strong research, analysis, and evaluation skills

·     Good judgment

Ideal candidates will also possess experience with:

·     WordPress content management system

·     Fluency with common word processing tools and related tools

·     Publication layout and design

·     Podcast production and audio and/or video editing software

·     Writing/editing reports, news releases, and posts in an association or higher education environment

·     SEO and data analytics

Modest travel required (1-2 trips annually)

This part-time (25 hours), benefited position is based in Washington, DC; in-office attendance will be required, though some limited telecommuting may be possible.

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to Application review will begin Jan. 2, 2020, and continue until position is filled.

CNI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels.

About the Coalition for Networked Information
The Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) is a joint program of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and EDUCAUSE that promotes the use of information technology to advance scholarship and education. Some 250 organizations representing higher education, publishing, information technology, scholarly and professional organizations, foundations, and libraries and library organizations, make up CNI’s members. Learn more at

Diane Goldenberg-Hart

Assistant Director Designate
Coalition for Networked Information
21 Dupont Circle, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036
202.296.5098 |
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