Job Description

Job Title: Communications Specialist I - Temporary
Job ID: 691436
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Children's Hospital of Pgh
Department: Foundation Operations
Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224


Under the general direction of the director, handles various projects to provide communications to internal and external audiences in support of UPMC's mission.

  • Continuously refine and maintain the processes used by the department and external vendors.
  • Demonstrate service-oriented behavior in interactions with clients and co-workers.
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize projects appropriately.
  • Manage communications projects of varying levels of complexity and sophistication as assigned. Complete projects on strategy, on time, and within budget, as applicable.
  • Serve as liaison to staff of clinical and nonclinical programs.



  • Bachelors degree in English, journalism, communications, health sciences, or a related field.
  • At least one to three years experience in a Corporate Communications position or related field such as English, journalism, communications, or health sciences.
  • Must have excellent communication, multitasking, organizational, research/interviewing, writing, grammar, and interpersonal skills.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance or Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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