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MD Anderson Cancer Center

Prog Manager, Division Publications




Houston, Texas, United States


1. Direct Divisional Communications Projects Expertly and successfully develops, manages, and measures division-wide and multi-service (e.g., Perioperative Services and Anesthesiology) communications projects in DoS to advance the strategies and goals of the division head and leadership team. Identifies divisional story ideas and follows projects through to production, assuming the responsibility and integrity of the projects. Independently researches other healthcare industry publications for current practices to inform DoS communications strategy. Consults and advises on departmental and other cross-divisional and cross-service projects as directed by DoS leadership. Serves as a resource and team lead for departmental communications personnel.

2. Production of Communication Material Directs and develops content - feature articles, emails, newsletters, brochures, proposals, annual reports, presentations, manuals, memos, videos, fliers, etc. - intended to increase the visibility and awareness of Surgery division activities to external and internal audiences. Includes managing DoS Newsletters (News, Accolades, Scientific Events, and New and Promoted Faculty) and DoS websites, and directing production of materials that are cross-service and cross-divisional as they relate to quality and safety in the operating room - e.g., OR Committee Updates newsletter, Surgical Safety Checklist and the OR Manual. Demonstrates clear, consistent
writing and editing in all work products. Exhibits command and practice of Associated Press Style and MD Anderson style (i.e. editorial and brand standards followed on all materials). Leads routine meetings with Strategic Communications Office and Institutional Advancement division to share Surgery division content for institutional publications and external media.

3. Serves as communications point-of-contact for Division of Surgery committees and departments. Directs communication initiatives for Division of Surgery committees and short-term task forces to assist in the implementation, or development of committee goals and action items; includes developing communication and education materials, newsletters, emails and communication plans. Committees include, Division of Surgery Continuous Quality Improvement Committee, OR Committee and DoS Epic Committee. Acts as a communications consultant for Surgery departments. Leads and mentors departmental publications coordinators

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related field.

Preferred Education:

Master's degree.

Required Experience:

Six years of experience in public relations, communications, writing/editing or related field, to include one year experience in healthcare, science or academic field. With preferred degree, fours years of required experience to include one year experience in healthcare, science or academic field.

Preferred Experience/Skills:

Experience with a large brand &/or Healthcare background, excellent communication skills, leadership skills, team work oriented.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. [Register to View] Information

  • Requisition ID: 152070
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
  • Work Week: Days
  • Fund Type: Soft
  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote
  • Pivotal Position: No
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 71,000
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 89,000
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 107,000
  • Science Jobs: No