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Publications Specialist 2 (PCN 062463)

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JOB TITLE:

Publications Specialist 2 (PCN 062463)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Anchorage or Juneau, AK Alaska United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position is open to Alaska Residents only.

Please check our
alaska.
gov/dop/recruitment/alaskaRes/\">residencydefinition
to determine if you qualify.
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com/images/AgencyImages/jobposting/2704/jobpostings/image/DFCS%20logo.
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This position is being recruited for in Anchorage, and Juneau.
Pay will be determined based on thelocation of the selected individual.

Join our team and contribute to impactful communication initiatives!

What you will be doing:

As a Publications Specialist 2, you will be a vital part of our department's communication efforts, responsible for creating multimedia presentations, designing graphics, and researching, writing, and editing content for publications.
The role includes layout design for various materials, supporting staff in using publication and graphic software, guiding subject matter specialists in preparing website materials, ensuring publication quality control, and managing printing processes.
You will also engage in digital asset management, collaborating on website design, HTML development, and utilizing software tools for effective communication initiatives.


Our organization, mission, and culture:
The mission of the Department of Family and Community Services (DFCS) is \"To provide support, safety, and personal well-being for vulnerable Alaskans.
\"

The benefits of joining our team:
Be part of a fun, collaborative team that values innovation and teamwork.
Learn and grow your public information abilities by working closely with department leadership.
Work-life balance is a high priority and is supported through flexible work arrangements, hybrid telework, approved paid time-off, and a supportive environment that cherishes creativity, input, and opinions.

  • Competitive health and retirement benefits.
  • 11 paid holidays; personal leave accrual with a rate increase based on time served.
  • Enjoy professional growth and learning opportunities.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the critical functions of our direct service divisions.
The working environment you can expect:

You will be part of the Public Information Team, a centralized group of communications professionals.
Working collaboratively on fast-paced and challenging projects, both independently and as part of a team.
This opportunity is open to candidates in Anchorage and Juneau, offering stunning views, free parking, and central locations close to amenities.


Who we are looking for:
We seek a creative, detail-oriented candidate with expertise in multimedia design, content creation, and publication layout.
Proficient in Dreamweaver, ColdFusion, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office, the candidate should possess effective communication skills for cross-department collaboration and guiding subject matter specialists.
Strong organizational abilities are crucial for digital asset management, and knowledge of HTML and web design principles is required for maintaining and enhancing our department's website.
The ideal candidate will bring experience in publication quality control, cost management, and delivering multimedia graphic designs with a can-do attitude, making valuable contributions to this dynamic role.


We are looking for someone with:

  • Strong Customer Service:Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external customers.
    Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement.
  • Knowledge of Multimedia Technologies: Knowledge of the principles, methods, tools, and techniques to develop or apply technology using text, audio, graphics, or other media.
  • Exceptional Writing Skills: Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.
  • Technology Management: Keeps up to date on technological developments.
    Makes effective use of technology to achieve results.
    Ensures access to and security of technology systems.

To view the general description and example of duties for this position please visit the following link:governmentjobs.
com/careers/Alaska/classspecs\" target=\"_blank\"> https://www.
governmentjobs.
com/careers/Alaska/classspecs


Special Note:

  • A valid drivers license is desired for this position.

Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with competencies in

  • Communications and Media: Knowledge of the production, communication and dissemination of information and ideas to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.


  • Computer Skills: Uses computers, software applications, databases, and automated systems to accomplish work.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences.


  • Multimedia Technologies: Knowledge of the principles, methods, tools, and techniques to develop or apply technology using text, audio, graphics, or other media.


  • Writing: Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.


Equivalent to those typically gained by:
Any combination of preparatory post-secondary education and/or experience in writing, editing, design and layout, of written materials, such as, publications, articles, brochures, newsletters, or other printed materials and/or internet documents.


Special Note:
Competencies means a combination of interrelated knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors that enable a person to act effectively in a job or situation.


Typically gained by means the prevalent, usual method of gaining the competencies expected for entry into the job.


Training and education in this guidance are synonyms for the process of acquiring knowledge and skills through instruction.
It includes instruction through formal and informal methods (such as classroom, on-line, self-study, and on-the-job), from accredited and unaccredited sources, and long-duration (such as a post-secondary degree) and short-duration (such as a seminar) programs.
NOTE: PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW

  • Submit yourcollege transcripts with your applicationif you will be using education to meet the minimum qualifications and/or competencies desired for the position.
    (Unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts) Please provide them at the time of interview if they are not included with your application.
  • Names and phone numbers of three (3) references, if not included on your application.

COVER LETTER
A cover letter is notrequired for this position.

Your complete application, including supplemental questions that will be used as a writing sample, will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.


THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY
Please be sure to check ouralaska.
gov/dop/recruitment/alaskaRes/\">residency definition
to determine if you qualify.


LEGAL EMPLOYMENT
The States online recruitment system, Workplace Alaska, requires applicants to certify that they have a legal right to accept employment in the United States.
It is the responsibility of the employee to maintain the appropriate documentation to accept or continue legal employment.
The State of Alaska does not function in the role as an employer sponsor.


SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS
For your application to be evaluated you must answer the Supplemental Questions.
Be specific in your answers and tell us how you acquired the relevant experience.
Please use complete sentences and proof-read your submissions when answering the supplemental questions.
Your responses will be considered a writing sample and will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.


EDUCATION
To verify education being used to meet the required minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application.
If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed.
Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials being used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position and are required with each application.
(Unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts).
Transcripts can be attached at the time of application, provided at the time of interview or if not provided, transcripts will be required prior to appointment.


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable.
If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.
S.
education programs; or an accredited U.
S.
state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university.
It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
Omission of required documentation listed will result in an incomplete application and you will not receive further consideration.


NOTE:The State of Alaska does not provide VISA Employer sponsorships.


WORK EXPERIENCE
When using work experience not already documented in your application, please provide the employer's name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time.
Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported, and minimum qualifications are clearly met.
Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application.
If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position in which you are applying.


If you are currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position, please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level.
Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position.
This is required as there are minimum qualifications that require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered.
If this information is not accurately reflected in your application this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.


NOTE:Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety.
Noting \"see resume or CV\" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.


MULTIPLE VACANCIES
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy.
The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.


APPLICATION NOTICE
You can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via hardcopy application.
If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as AlaskaJobs or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska online or hardcopy application to successfully apply.
Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska \"How to Apply\" webpage, found here:alaska.
gov/dop/workplace/help/\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"http://doa.
alaska.
gov/dop/workplace/help/\">http://doa.
alaska.
gov/dop/workplace/help/


NOTICE
Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095.
If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the govermentjobs.
com domains.
For information on allowing emails from the govermentjobs.
com domains, visit the Lost Password Help page located at: governmentjobs.
com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword\">https://www.
governmentjobs.
com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword


EEO STATEMENT
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.
O.
Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201.
The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE
Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are in the Juneau area.
Requests for information may also be emailed to recruitment.
services@alaska.
gov.


For applicant password assistance please visit:governmentjobs.
com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword\">https://www.
governmentjobs.
com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword


For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager:

Steph Lenahan Talent Acquisition
(907) 334-2457

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

29.73 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707247939-fedd044b1e11ccade4d06b617b95e637

LOCATION:

Alaska United States

CITY:

Anchorage or Juneau, AK

Job Origin:

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This position is open to Alaska Residents only.
Please check our
residencydefinitionto determine if you qualify.
This position is being recruited for in Anchorage, and Juneau. Pay will be determined based on thelocation of the selected individual.

Join our team and contribute to impactful communication initiatives!

What you will be doing:

As a Publications Specialist 2, you will be a vital part of our department's communication efforts, responsible for creating multimedia presentations, designing graphics, and researching, writing, and editing content for publications. The role includes layout design for various materials, supporting staff in using publication and graphic software, guiding subject matter specialists in preparing website materials, ensuring publication quality control, and managing printing processes. You will also engage in digital asset management, collaborating on website design, HTML development, and utilizing software tools for effective communication initiatives.

Our organization, mission, and culture:
The mission of the Department of Family and Community Services (DFCS) is \"To provide support, safety, and personal well-being for vulnerable Alaskans.\"

The benefits of joining our team:
Be part of a fun, collaborative team that values innovation and teamwork. Learn and grow your public information abilities by working closely with department leadership. Work-life balance is a high priority and is supported through flexible work arrangements, hybrid telework, approved paid time-off, and a supportive environment that cherishes creativity, input, and opinions.

  • Competitive health and retirement benefits.
  • 11 paid holidays; personal leave accrual with a rate increase based on time served.
  • Enjoy professional growth and learning opportunities.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the critical functions of our direct service divisions.
The working environment you can expect:

You will be part of the Public Information Team, a centralized group of communications professionals. Working collaboratively on fast-paced and challenging projects, both independently and as part of a team. This opportunity is open to candidates in Anchorage and Juneau, offering stunning views, free parking, and central locations close to amenities.

Who we are looking for:
We seek a creative, detail-oriented candidate with expertise in multimedia design, content creation, and publication layout. Proficient in Dreamweaver, ColdFusion, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office, the candidate should possess effective communication skills for cross-department collaboration and guiding subject matter specialists. Strong organizational abilities are crucial for digital asset management, and knowledge of HTML and web design principles is required for maintaining and enhancing our department's website. The ideal candidate will bring experience in publication quality control, cost management, and delivering multimedia graphic designs with a can-do attitude, making valuable contributions to this dynamic role.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Strong Customer Service:Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external customers. Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement.
  • Knowledge of Multimedia Technologies: Knowledge of the principles, methods, tools, and techniques to develop or apply technology using text, audio, graphics, or other media.
  • Exceptional Writing Skills: Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.
  • Technology Management: Keeps up to date on technological developments. Makes effective use of technology to achieve results. Ensures access to and security of technology systems.

To view the general description and example of duties for this position please visit the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Alaska/classspecs


Special Note:

  • A valid drivers license is desired for this position.

Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with competencies in

  • Communications and Media: Knowledge of the production, communication and dissemination of information and ideas to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.


  • Computer Skills: Uses computers, software applications, databases, and automated systems to accomplish work.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences.


  • Multimedia Technologies: Knowledge of the principles, methods, tools, and techniques to develop or apply technology using text, audio, graphics, or other media.


  • Writing: Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.


Equivalent to those typically gained by:
Any combination of preparatory post-secondary education and/or experience in writing, editing, design and layout, of written materials, such as, publications, articles, brochures, newsletters, or other printed materials and/or internet documents.

Special Note:
Competencies means a combination of interrelated knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors that enable a person to act effectively in a job or situation.

Typically gained by means the prevalent, usual method of gaining the competencies expected for entry into the job.

Training and education in this guidance are synonyms for the process of acquiring knowledge and skills through instruction. It includes instruction through formal and informal methods (such as classroom, on-line, self-study, and on-the-job), from accredited and unaccredited sources, and long-duration (such as a post-secondary degree) and short-duration (such as a seminar) programs.NOTE: PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW

  • Submit yourcollege transcripts with your applicationif you will be using education to meet the minimum qualifications and/or competencies desired for the position. (Unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts) Please provide them at the time of interview if they are not included with your application.
  • Names and phone numbers of three (3) references, if not included on your application.

COVER LETTER
A cover letter is notrequired for this position.

Your complete application, including supplemental questions that will be used as a writing sample, will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.

THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY
Please be sure to check ourresidency definition to determine if you qualify.

LEGAL EMPLOYMENT
The States online recruitment system, Workplace Alaska, requires applicants to certify that they have a legal right to accept employment in the United States. It is the responsibility of the employee to maintain the appropriate documentation to accept or continue legal employment. The State of Alaska does not function in the role as an employer sponsor.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS
For your application to be evaluated you must answer the Supplemental Questions. Be specific in your answers and tell us how you acquired the relevant experience. Please use complete sentences and proof-read your submissions when answering the supplemental questions. Your responses will be considered a writing sample and will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.

EDUCATION
To verify education being used to meet the required minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials being used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position and are required with each application. (Unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts). Transcripts can be attached at the time of application, provided at the time of interview or if not provided, transcripts will be required prior to appointment.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Omission of required documentation listed will result in an incomplete application and you will not receive further consideration.

NOTE:The State of Alaska does not provide VISA Employer sponsorships.

WORK EXPERIENCE
When using work experience not already documented in your application, please provide the employer's name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported, and minimum qualifications are clearly met. Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application. If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment. A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position in which you are applying.

If you are currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position, please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level. Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position. This is required as there are minimum qualifications that require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered. If this information is not accurately reflected in your application this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.

NOTE:Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting \"see resume or CV\" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.

MULTIPLE VACANCIES
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

APPLICATION NOTICE
You can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via hardcopy application. If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as AlaskaJobs or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska online or hardcopy application to successfully apply. Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska \"How to Apply\" webpage, found here:http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace/help/

NOTICE
Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095. If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the govermentjobs.com domains. For information on allowing emails from the govermentjobs.com domains, visit the Lost Password Help page located at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword

EEO STATEMENT
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE
Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to recruitment.services@alaska.gov.

For applicant password assistance please visit:https://www.governmentjobs.com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword

For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager:

Steph Lenahan Talent Acquisition
(907) 334-2457


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