University of South Dakota

Public Relations Officer

Job Description

The University of South Dakota seeks a Public Relations Officer who will represent the University to external media sources as the official University spokesperson, provide high-level communications on behalf of executive leadership and provide media training and coaching for faculty and staff.

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field. Progressively responsible experience in external relations, social media, marketing, communications or related areas. Strong interpersonal and written communication, presentation, problem solving skills, and the ability to tailor materials and message to a variety of audiences. Excellent attention to detail with proven ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

To apply online, visit For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-677-5671. EEO/AA

Contact Information

Business Name: University of South Dakota
Contact: Michelle Cwach
Street: 414 East Clark Street
City/State/Zip: Vermillion, SD 57069
Local Phone: (605) 658-6270
Website Address: