Director of Marketing

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Director of Marketing

Tusculum University, a Presbyterian, civic arts, coeducational institution of higher education located on a scenic 140-acre campus in the Great Smoky Mountains region of Greeneville, Tennessee, invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Marketing. The Director of Marketing is responsible to the Vice President of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid (VPEM) for developing and implementing strategic, comprehensive marketing initiatives for Tusculum University. This position will work closely with the Director of Communications, the Vice President of Enrollment Management and other personnel to contribute to the attainment of various priorities including, but not limited to: branding, enrollment, relationship building, and fund-raising. This position will be responsible for ensuring all campus publications are completed according to their agreed upon communications flow, coordinating and planning key events, developing the brand “voice” for the institution, and performing other related duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree required in communication, advertising, English, marketing, journalism, public relations or related field. Graduate degree preferred. Three (3) years of related experience in marketing or related field with demonstrated success in driving the implementation of strategic marketing plans and tactics, preferably in a higher education setting. Proficient writing and editing skills, and experience in coordinating special events.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, name and contact information of 3 references, and Tusculum University application (located at the top of the web page electronically to Attn: Director of Marketing.


Working at Tusculum University

At Tennessee’s first college, join students from across the country and across the world who’ve come together  to make a difference in their lives and the lives of others.

Our unique Civic Arts focus takes the liberal arts a step further in a nationally recognized approach to educating individuals of integrity and ideals.

wide range of majors – from museum studies to nursing – are combined with service learning and travel opportunities, an Honors Program and a Bonner Leaders Program.

Plus Tusculum offers scores of student-run clubs and projects to prepare you for anything!

If you’re seeking a smaller college away from urban stress and suburban sameness, Tusculum is the right size and in the right place. A small college like ours encourages you to be who you are and to try new things, knowing you’ll never be lost in the crowd. 

It’s easy to get involved at Tusculum. Organize campus events, become a resident assistant, direct a play, lead Freshman Orientation, hold an office in the Student Government Association, or join one of the many other clubs on campus.

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