Asst VP, University Adv/Managing
San Marcos, TX
Texas State University
Asst VP, University Adv/Managing
Job Number: 2018288
Location: San Marcos
Department: University News Service
Recruitment Type: Open to All
Job Type: Full-Time
Monthly Salary: Comm w/experience
Job Category: Exempt
*5-7 years of experience in media relations and online communications.
Under the direction of the Vice President for University Advancement, who also serves as the Executive Director of the Development Foundation, the Assistant Vice President for Communication (AVPC) will provide vision and leadership for the university's strategic communications. Via comprehensive involvement with campus, community and state, the AVPC will elevate the strategic aspirations of Texas State University as a leading public research institution.
The AVPC will develop a strong command of issues affecting campus, students, higher education, the community, Texas and nationally in order to provide optimal strategic scenarios for the University President, the Vice President for University Advancement and campus senior leadership.
The AVPC will develop strategies and tactics for both enhancing Texas State University's image and reputation, and for coordinating university messaging through traditional and new media. The AVPC will be part of the university advancement leadership team and be involved with a campus-wide branding and messaging strategy which includes representatives from various offices. The individual will place high priority on understanding issues affecting the university and its students by anticipating multiple potential strategic outcomes.
The AVPC will foster strong relationships both on and off campus with students, media, community leaders, campus leadership, deans, development officers, athletics and external organizations. The individual will develop and implement a system for harvesting news stories from all campus entities, alumni and community resources and optimally telling those stories in compelling ways through all available Texas State University media.
The AVPC will serve as a primary contact to the news media and work proactively to highlight stories about Texas State University's successes. The AVPC will oversee University Advancement's various web sites and new media and implement enhancements to better achieve division and university objectives. The AVPC will have direct responsibility for all executive communications for university leadership and oversee a staff that edits a variety of communication materials including news releases, talking points, op-eds, pitch letters, feature stories and fact sheets, that position Texas State University as a leading public research university
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Additional Information to Applicants:
Job Open Date: 03/19/2018
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM
Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM
YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION
Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.
Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions
For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit jobs.hr.txstate.edu or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.
About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff
Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.
Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.
Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.
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