Director of Digital Communications - Marketing & Comm

Denver, Colorado, USA
Oct 11, 2017
University of
Faculty Jobs
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Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Denver is seeking a strong leader to develop and build an integrated digital presence to advance its marketing and communications efforts. The Director of Digital Communications will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Marketing and manage a team of digital professionals, including web services, marketing analytics and social media. The Director of Digital Communications will lead digital strategy and goal setting as they ladder up to the overall business objectives for the University, coordinate digital communications across the University with many audiences, shepherd the University's social media, interactive, and digital communications efforts. S/he will oversee DU's web presence and influence the development of our web ecosystem. The Director of Digital Communications will work closely with key administrators across campus to identify and broadcast messages for the University's communications channels. The Director of Digital Communications will also work closely with the Associate Vice Chancellor of Marketing and key individuals across campus to develop and implement a strategy for the University's digital presence. S/he must have the ability to lead multiple complex projects that cross both media and organizational boundaries. Under the leadership of the Associate Vice Chancellor of Marketing, he/she will leverage internal expertise to manage digital resources strategically and to ensure that DU's brand identity and messages are presented consistently and effectively across all digital platforms. S/he will review and serve as the University-wide point person for digital initiatives from customer relationship tools for admissions, to alumni and development tools, in order to leverage University resources. The Director of Digital Communications will proactively assess and adopt emergent technologies and strategies, and develop new programs accordingly. S/he will need to function as a visionary, strategist, implementer, and manager. Finally, the Director of Digital Communications must be committed to achieving measurable results and hold her/himself and her/his team accountable for producing them.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum of eight years related experience with at least three years in a management position.
  • Experience and facility with MarTech/AdTech platforms such as CRM, CMS, social, data management, and other development platforms.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree.

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm, with some additional hours as projects require.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00pm (MST) Monday, October 30, 2017.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. If you have questions regarding this position please contact Jessica Lovan at .

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.