Assistant Dean, Strategic Communication
In coordination with the Dean, the Assistant Dean of Strategic Communications develops and executes the communication strategy for the Tyler School of Art and Architecture. As part of the Dean’s leadership team, the Assistant Dean will manage all aspects of marketing, publications and communications across the school. The Assistant Dean will implement strategic communications and oversee consistent messaging across all platforms and media. The role includes working closely with and coordinating the efforts of existing communicators at Tyler, including the Dean, Director of Development, Director of Exhibitions, Director of Admissions, , Department Chairs and Program Heads to enhance visibility, build enrollment, and strengthen reputation locally, nationally, and internationally. The Assistant Dean will also work with the Office of University Strategic Communications to ensure alignment with University communication goals.
Submission of cover letter and resume required.
Required Education & Experience:Bachelor’s degree and at least years of directly related communications experienceAn equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:*Plan, develop, implement, evaluate, and continually improve a strategic communications plan that enhances the school’s reputation and promotes an inspiring and consistent image of the school’s programs and achievements.*Cultivate productive relationships with local, national, and international media outlets.*Generate and disseminate content to engage diverse artistic communities as well as audiences with a more general interest.*Oversee the development and distribution of materials used in recruitment, publicity, and donor cultivation in print and electronic media.*Work closely with the Enrollment Management staff and University Admissions officers to continually improve and strengthen marketing and communications materials for prospective students.*Lead and manage Tyler’s digital presence.*Ensure that the school’s communications align with the University’s messaging.*Track, measure, and assess effectiveness, reach, and engagement for all communications campaigns.
Required Education & Experience:Bachelor’s degree and at least 7 years of directly related communications experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Preferred:*Experience working in an art or architecture organization and familiarity with one or more content areas relevant to the school, such as art, design, or architecture. *Master's Degree
This position requires a background check.
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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Tyler School Of Art and Architecture
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular