Director of Marketing, Division of Student Affairs
Job Title: Director of Marketing, Division of Student Affairs
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 48267
Department Division of Student Affairs Marketing Office
The Florida State University’s Division of Student Affairs seeks an innovative, enthusiastic, and collaborative professional to provide leadership, coordination, and direction for the Division of Student Affairs Marketing Office.Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfResponsibilities Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs, the Director of Marketing provides visionary
leadership, operational management, strategic development, and coordination for all marketing and
communication strategies for the Division of Student Affairs general office and the four portfolio areas
of focus: (1) Health and Wellness, (2) Student Engagement, (3) Career Readiness and (4) Diversity and
The director will work closely with each unit to develop and manage communication plans or DSA-led
University-wide initiatives and other campus partners to ensure consistency. Will also serve as a liaison
working with University Communications and other university community partners to develop marketing
and communication material to support DSA Development campaigns.
The director will lead and coordinate assessing current marketing trends and developing workshops and
training for marketing representatives throughout the division to ensure services are timely and effective
to students, faculty, staff, and visitors.Qualifications Bachelor's degree and six years experience related to media, communications, and/or marketing services; or a combination of post high school education or equivalent and experience equal to ten years. (Note: A higher level of education may substitute at the equivalent rate)
Strong understanding of organizational dynamics, including group and individual interactions and sensitivities, and experience in navigating complex organizations.
Excellent project management skills and the ability to adapt balance competing priorities, complex situations, and tight deadlines.
Experience in personnel management to include hiring, supervising, and coaching employees.
Experience with developing and implementing marketing strategies and plans, to include media and email campaigns.
Ability to identify existing and potential obstacles, issues, and opportunities; evaluate processes; and develop change or alternatives.
Ability to foster a collaborative work environment, utilize sound judgment, and promote high ethical standards.
Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students while promoting equity and inclusion.
Ability to plan and implement programs and activities.Preferred A master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of five years of directly related work experience; a terminal degree is preferred. The successful candidate will have progressive experience in supervision and management of marketing and communication.University Information As one of the nation’s most elite research universities with the Carnegie Foundation’s highest designation
(Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity), Florida State University offers a distinctive academic
environment built on cherished values and unique heritage, a welcoming campus on the oldest continuous
site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and a prime location in the heart of the state
capital. Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with a recognized leadership in the
sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through
challenging academics, cultural discovery, and community interaction. Underlying and supporting the
educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders.
With over 41,000 students, Florida State University’s 17 colleges offer 297 undergraduate, graduate,
doctoral, professional, and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array
of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional
degrees. With an impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional, and undergraduate programs,
Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment
for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a
national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African American students and in the graduation
rate of African American undergraduates. The College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the
nation’s Top 10 for Hispanic students and FSU has soared eight spots to No. 18 among national public
universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Florida State has built a reputation as a strong research center in both the sciences and the humanities.
The faculty generates approximately $233 million annually in external funds to be used for research. These
external funds are in the form of contracts and grants from private foundations, industries and government
agencies, and are used to support research, improve research facilities, and provide stipends for graduate
students. Florida State consistently ranks in the top 10 universities nationally in physical sciences grants
awarded by the National Science Foundation. Florida State University faculty includes: members of the
National Academy of Sciences; the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts &
Sciences; Pulitzer Prize winners; a Nobel Laureate; Oscar winners; and Guggenheim, Fulbright, and National
Endowment for the Humanities fellows.
Additional information about Florida State, its history and programs can be found at http://www.fsu.edu.Pay Plan This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.Open until filled This position is being advertised as open until filled.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.