City of Kingston Seeks Director of Communications and Community Engagement
KINGSTON, N.Y. – Mayor Steve Noble is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Communications and Community Engagement. The current Director, Megan Weiss-Rowe, will be departing from this position by the end of the year to pursue other opportunities.
“Megan has worked tirelessly to implement our shared vision for an inclusive and accessible local government that communicates effectively with its constituents, while also helping to bring new initiatives to fruition,” said Mayor Noble. “She has worked to establish new communication systems and outreach tools to connect with residents and to ensure that my senior staff and I were informed of the evolving needs of our community members.”
“I am forever grateful that I was entrusted with the responsibility of this position and for the opportunity I have had to serve the city that I love,” said Weiss-Rowe. “My commitment to this work and to Mayor Noble’s vision is steadfast and I look forward to continuing to support our community and the incredible efforts of this administration as a private citizen.”
The Director of Communications and Community Engagement is a full-time position that has responsibility for planning and implementing various projects with a purpose of providing public information to the community and staff. The Director works with all City departments to communicate information about services, projects and initiatives in a clear and effective manner. The Director is responsible for creating effective mechanisms to solicit input from the community on a wide variety of issues, needs and interests. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, a strong working knowledge of the City of Kingston, and the ability to multi-task. The annual starting salary for this position is $44,000, plus benefits.
Cover letters and resumes must be received in the Kingston Civil Service Office by no later than 4:00pm on Friday, October 26th. The Civil Service Office is located in City Hall, Ground Floor, 420 Broadway, Kingston, NY 12401.
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