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About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.


Hofstra University’s Office of Undergraduate Admission seeks a Senior Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications. Reporting to the Executive Director of Marketing and Communications for Enrollment Management, this position is primarily responsible for planning and executing all recruitment marketing campaigns. This role will be responsible for ensuring that projects of all kinds are completed on schedule, at or under budget and meeting their stated goals.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Ensure that projects of all kinds are completed on schedule, at or under budget and meeting their stated goals.
- Develop, track and manage content and outcomes for marketing campaigns including, but not limited to: print, emails, guidebooks, articles, web and other related marketing and promotional material.
- Plan, track and control expenses.
- Other duties as assigned.

Candidates must be able to organize and handle all aspects of administration and adhere to the rules and regulations of Hofstra University, the Colonial Athletic Conference, and the NCAA.

This position is an on-site position, work will be preformed on campus.
Evening and weekend hours will be required in support of special projects and events.


Bachelor’s degree is required. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding communicator with excellent organizational skills, exceptional attention to detail, the ability to multi-task, and the ability to manage and mentor staff members. Candidate will have a strong grasp of the English language including spelling, meaning, rules of grammar and composition, and the ability to vary tone and language based on medium and target audience. Candidate will be knowledgeable of methods and principles for promoting and selling services. A working knowledge of Slate is helpful. Must possess a working knowledge Microsoft Suite. This individual will deal with a wide variety of constituents, including faculty, administrators, alumni, vendors, current students, and prospective students and their families. The candidate must have a professional demeanor and excellent relational skills.

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please email cover letter and resume to:

Melanie Mardirossian
Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
Enrollment Management
Email: EnrollMgmtjob[email protected]

Please indicate "Senior Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications" in the subject of the email.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.




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Posted: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 1/11/2021
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