The Director of Marketing and Communications for Student Affairs leads an innovative and comprehensive marketing services team that serves as the primary marketing and communications avenue for 16 diverse units within the Division of Student Affairs. The director will develop and implement communications plans, policies, and processes that effectively support the division's communications priorities and can be shared widely with the university community and public across multiple media formats. The director leads the development and branding processes for websites, social media, major projects, and publications; provides leadership and counsel to departments across the division regarding effective marketing and communications strategies; establishes standards; and provides oversight of editorial content for websites, social media publications, and other internal and external communication channels. This position supervises staff responsible for campaign development, newsletter production, crisis communication, social media, graphic and video production, website management, among other communication functions.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, communications, journalism, or related field. A minimum of five years of progressive experience working in marketing and communications. Three years of supervision and leadership experience. Experience developing and managing budgets. Demonstrated experience developing marketing strategy. Working knowledge of graphic and web design, social media, copywriting, CRM tools, and multi-faceted campaign development, including a well-rounded portfolio demonstrating a combination of your own work and work of a team you've led. Must have strong interpersonal skills, including excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have the ability to work collaboratively, problem solve, and manage sensitive information. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Master's degree in marketing, public relations, communications, journalism, business, higher education, or related field. Significant experience within multiple aspects of a marketing and communications roles. Experience in higher education.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.
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