VICE PRES/UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS & CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

The Vice President for University Communications and Chief Marketing Officer reports directly to the president and is responsible for developing and enhancing the university's reputation and maintaining excellent outreach and communications with external and internal constituents. This includes oversight and management of the campus' full service communications and marketing team; encompassing integrated marketing, public and media relations, branding design, licensing and trademarks, video, photography, executive and internal communications, and social media strategy. The vice president is also responsible for significantly increasing visibility and enhancing understanding and support of the university's mission, vision and academic programs both internally and externally.Bachelor's degree, preferably in marketing, public relations or communication. Increasingly responsible experience in marketing, branding and/or communication. Demonstrated success in marketing, public relations, planning and implementing major external and internal communication plans for large organizations with complex issues. Demonstrated success and expertise in social media. Successful experience as a spokesperson to the media and ability to represent the university to the media. Demonstrated ability to successfully lead, motivate and manage professional staff. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Proven record of collaborative leadership skills and ability to build positive relationships. Ability to work collaboratively as a member of the executive leadership team. Team player who is highly motivated, a self-starter, and a dedicated professional. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Effective organizational skills. Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work on multiple tasks on deadline while directing a team of communications and marketing professionals toward clearly defined outcomes.

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