Communications Associate - Community Outreach - Communications & Community Outreach - Communicatio

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7089705 (Ref.No. 9493-en_US)
Posted: November 24, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Office of Communications and Community Outreach is offering a highly motivated and organized professional the opportunity to advance the mission, vision and values of Baylor College of Medicine by developing and promoting community outreach opportunities within and outside Baylor College of Medicine. This position will employ communications and other strategies, including external and internal communications, event planning, web-based and social media strategies, and public relations.

Job Duties

  • Creates and implements community outreach strategies to align with College-wide goals.
  • Manages and tracks institutional volunteering program (Volunteer Time Off). 
  • Creates College-wide internal and external community service opportunities for faculty, staff and students.
  • Collaborates with diverse departments including Office of Institutional Diversity, Office of the President, Marketing, Clinical Affairs, and others to amplify internal and external community awareness of services and resources.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with community groups and stakeholders to encourage partnership and communication.
  • Helps with content and communications plans as they pertain to internal and external community-focused activities, including writing for Baylor College of Medicine blog and internal newsletters.
  • Expands the community-focused messaging across media platforms, internal and external communications and print marketing materials. 
  • Develops and deploys a speaker series for Baylor specialists to educate the Houston community on pertinent health topics.
  • Tracks, analyzes and reports on data pertaining to community initiatives and involvement.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years of relevant experience.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.