Communications Director

  • Administration
  • Shuler Education Center
  • Full-time

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Company Description

At Auburn-Washburn, we have a positive and professional culture. We are often described by our employees as a family. We are collaborative and work together to inspire, prepare, and challenge every child, every day. We are student-centered and make decisions for what is best for students. We have high expectations for our staff, students, and community. And we love to celebrate success. We are proud of who we are and what we do!

Job Description

Are you a skilled communicator with a passion for education? If so, Auburn-Washburn School District has an exciting opportunity for you!

We are currently seeking a dynamic Communications Director to lead our efforts in effectively communicating with our community, parents, and staff.  As the Communications Director, you will be responsible for developing and executing strategies that promote our district's mission, vision, and values.  You will work closely with our leadership team to create compelling messaging that engages and informs our stakeholders.  The ideal candidate will have experience in public relations, media relations, marketing, and social media management.  If you're ready to use your skills to make a positive impact on the education of our students, apply today!

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Salary begins at $90,000 commensurate with education and experience.

Position reports directly to the Superintendent of Schools and is a key member of the district leadership team.

This position works on location in the district's administration building.




Accreditation in public relations (APR) preferred

Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, language arts, business, or related field preferred

Experience in public relations preferred

Proficient in communication with a wide variety of audiences using all communications media preferred

Skilled in the production of print, electronic, and video materials preferred


Additional Information

Applications should be submitted by March 19, 2023.   Interviews are expected to begin the week of March 27, 2023.  This position could start as early as May 1st or as late as July 1st, depending on the candidate selected.

Auburn-Washburn USD 437 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Auburn-Washburn USD 437 complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Auburn-Washburn USD 437 expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Auburn-Washburn USD 437’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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