Department/Organization: 216101 – Dean’s Office-Honors College
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm
Job Summary: The Director of College Relations is responsible for strategic planning of communications and for the oversight of College-level print and electronic marketing materials.
Additional Department Summary: This position provides operational direction/supervision for the Honors College’s external efforts with public relations/marketing and Board relations. This position will have specific responsibilities for and offer leadership to the Honors College Board of Visitors, alumni relations, all publications, and event planning. This position will be the liaison with many campus partners which include, but are not limited to, the UA Office of Strategic Communications, the UA Alumni Association, and the Office of University Advancement. The Director will be the key component in any and all communications and efforts in conjunction with these offices to advance and promote the Honors College actions and narrative. These duties will include travel, interviewing, making presentations, and representing/promoting/recruiting for the Honors College and The University of Alabama.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of experience; OR Master's degree and one (1) year of experience
Skills and Knowledge: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong supervisory and leadership skills and experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 10 years of professional work and experience or Master’s degree and at least 7 years of experience working with college students in public relations, communications, admissions, development, or other related field.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law"Poster
Internal Number: 509546
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