Associate Director of Integrated Communications

Columbia, SC
Sep 09, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00278PO17 Classification Title Director of Information Services Internal Title Associate Director of Integrated Communications Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Administration and Finance Department University Creative Services Band 8 Advertised Minimum Salary $59,161 Advertised Salary Range $59,161 - $84,309 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Associate Director of Integrated Communications leads a dynamic team of creative professionals to enhance our academic reputation by telling the University brand story through digital and print communications across owned, earned and paid media channels. The successful candidate will serve as a key member of the Integrated Communications team working closely with the Director of Integrated Communications. The Associate Director will manage an interdisciplinary brand team consisting of marketing, public relations and design professionals as well as communications professionals in select units.
Additionally, the individual will execute strategic communications plans for the units served by the brand team.

The Associate Director of Integrated Communications has a passion for creative, engaging storytelling; an enthusiasm for enhancing a national brand; a desire to advance the cause of public higher education; a creative curiosity; a collaborative approach; and a commitment to life-long learning and professional development.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree in communications or related field and 4 years public relations experience in an administrative capacity, or bachelor's degree and 6 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Four years of progressive experience working in integrated communications, marketing communications, public relations, design or a related communications field with two years of management experience.


Experience with the development and execution of communications strategies, creative briefs and communications plans. Demonstrated experience in employee leadership and motivation, including goal setting and performance reviews. Proven ability to meet deadlines and the ability to work in a rapid-response, team environment.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 3 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 09/08/2017 Job Close Date 09/18/2017 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree in communications or related field and 4 years public relations experience in an administrative capacity OR a bachelor's degree and 6 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents