Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

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Job Title
Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Official Title
Vice President University Relations/AVC Mkt & Comm

Position Number

Univ Relations Com & Mktng-Gen - 180000


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Department Overview
The University of North Texas has an enrollment in excess of 38,000 students and is located in the DFW Metroplex. UNT is a tier one research University with 63 degree programs rated within the top 100 in field of study. The campus is also located in Denton County, the top rated county in the US for economic development and growth.

The University Relations, Communications and Marketing team is responsible for promoting the University of North Texas in a variety of ways, and the Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer provides an aligned vision and oversight for this team, in collaboration with the University President.

Job Description
The University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. This position leads the university's chief communications unit.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Manages the university's brand and strategic messaging. Increases the university's national reputation for academic and community excellence by increasing the participation of appropriate faculty and administrators in key venues.
* Leads the development and execution of key communication strategies to promote understanding of and commitment to the university's mission and vision.
* Manages the following areas: marketing communications, (includes digital content, university magazines, media relations, publications, creative services, photography, public TV/radio stations, and special events).
* Manages an internal team and external resources of consultants and advisors. Serves as liaison with key industry groups, organizations, and other relevant external constituents.
* Serves on the President's Executive Cabinet.
* Advises and collaborates with the President and senior administrators on crisis and issue management.
* Manages the organization's communication channels, including websites and social media sites. Works in partnership with the Information Technology Services web division to determine web content in a timely, relevant and easily accessible manner.
* Develops and implements the university's annual marketing plan.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree, preferably in communications, journalism or related field, a minimum of eight years related experience, preferably in corporate or university communications, marketing and public relations.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Positive reputation in the communications industry as a top marketer and strategist.
* Highly developed interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication, public speaking and presentation skills.
* Experience in strategic planning and budget management.
* Commitment to working in collaboration with senior administrators, other university colleagues, direct reports, and Regents is a deeply valued skill.

Preferred Qualifications
In addition to the minimal qualifications, a master's or doctoral degree is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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Posted: 2/24/2019
Application Due: 3/21/2019
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