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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Spring Lake Park Schools - Communication Specialist: Temporary

About Spring Lake Park Schools

Welcome to Spring Lake Park Schools! We are a vibrant school community serving about 5,800 students from the suburbs of Blaine, Fridley and Spring Lake Park, in the northern Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Our district purpose -- “High expectations, high achievement for all. No excuses” – provides our focus to meet the unique and varied needs of each student.

Spring Lake Park Schools is recognized for our commitment to personalized learning, creating a culture of innovation and creativity through human-centered design thinking. We are working to create a system – a culture with a methodology and set of processes – where teachers and staff have the freedom, flexibility and invitation to design new ways of learning centered around deepening student engagement to continuously improve student success.

Duty Days: 3-4 months - Temporary full-time

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The temporary communication specialist position is part of the district communication team and will have the following roles and responsibilities:
  • Write content for print, electronic and social media platforms
  • Edit and proofread written materials
  • Monitor, create and post content on social media
  • Produce weekly editions of electronic publications
  • Photograph district events and activities with general media relations
  • Assist with production of weekly school newsletters 
QUALIFICATIONS:  The qualifications of the temporary communication specialist position include the following:
  • Four-year degree in communication, public relations or related area is preferred, but not required
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to write in a variety of communication platforms (print, web, social media, etc.)
  • Video shooting and editing skills not required, but a plus
  • Proficient in basic computer applications including word processing, photo editing and website management
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate and work with a variety of audiences
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
As part of the application process, please upload three to five writing samples.

Salary: Hourly wage based on Casual Wage Schedule

Application Procedure:  Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at

Selection Procedure:  Appropriately qualified applicants will be considered for interviews. Questions: Bob Noyed, 763-600-5070