Communications Coordinator

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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 communications coordinator. This position reports to the executive director of marketing and communications for enrollment management.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops, tracks and manages content and outcomes for electronic marketing campaigns including, but not limited to: emails, guidebooks, articles, web and other related print marketing and promotional material. Candidate should possess the ability to vary tone and language based on medium and target audience.
  • Ensures that content projects of all kinds are completed on schedule, at or under budget and meeting their stated goals. Additionally, the candidate should be knowledgeable of methods and principals for promoting and selling services.

Evening and weekend hours will be required in support of special projects and events. 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 is an on-site position, work for this role is performed on campus.


Bachelor’s degree is required. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding project manager with excellent organizational skills, exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task. Applicant should have a strong grasp of the English language including spelling, meaning, rules of grammar and composition.

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, and current students. The candidate must have a professional demeanor and excellent relational skills. 

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please email a letter of application and resume to:

Melanie Mardirossian
Executive Director of Marketing and Communication
for Enrollment Management
Email: [email protected]

Please include job “Job Number 897253 Communications Coordinator” in the subject line.


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: 6/2/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
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