The Director of Marketing & Communications for the Division of Student Affairs is responsible for providing the strategic marketing direction for the Division and providing departments the resources needed to fulfill their marketing and communications needs. Collaborating with the central University Communications and Marketing team, this individual will be responsible for dovetailing division needs with the Universities marketing and communications efforts.
1. Provides integrated marketing strategy and direction for the Division of Student Affairs. Using data and best practice, this position is responsible for developing and implementing an annual and long-term comprehensive strategic communication and marketing plan, including targeted campaigns that incorporate the Division’s new strategic plan.
2. Sets the strategy and align staff work plans, including research, planning, and execution of communication and marketing projects and activities with the goals of the Division/ departments.
3. Supervises personnel to maintain and update departmental websites, ensuring accuracy, timeliness and relevance while maintaining compliance with University web brand standards.
4. Serves as the strategic marketing and communications liaison with University Communications and Marketing and represent the Division on all University marketing, communication, and web related committees/task forces.
5. General leadership/management/supervision and administrative duties – develops, maintains and manages departmental budget, personnel, and professional development initiatives for the unit and represents supervisor in their absence, as needed.
Minimum qualifications include:
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business, or other related field
Minimum of 3 years related work experience
Minimum of 1 year supervisory or managerial experience
Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
Preferred qualifications include:
Experience with Drupal and Commonspot (CMS)
About Ohio University
Established by the Northwest Ordinance of 1878 and chartered in 1804, Ohio University
(OHIO) is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio and the first
in the Northwest Territory. OHIO strives to be the best student-centered, transformative
learning community in America, where students realize their promise, faculty advance
knowledge, staff achieve excellence, and alumni become global leaders. The University is
committed to fostering, embracing, and celebrating diversity in all its forms.
OHIO’s beautiful, historic residential campus is located in the rolling foothills of
Southeast Ohio in the quintessential college town of Athens, Ohio. With over 17,300
undergraduates and more than 4,000 graduate students enrolled from all 50 states and
nearly 100 countries, the Athens Campus is a dynamic and diverse learning community.
Additional campuses and centers serve students across the state, and online programs
further advance the University’s commitment to providing educational access and
opportunity. Collectively, the full-time, part-time and continuing education enrollment
for Ohio University across all of its campuses is nearly 40,000.