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Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Communications & Marketing
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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   The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia is seeking an Executive Director of Marketing and Communications beginning July 2024 to lead the College’s Office of Marketing and Communications, with responsibility for the development, planning, execution, and evaluation of a comprehensive, integrated, strategic communications and marketing program (including educational, research, philanthropic, alumni and public engagement, media relations, and service missions to multiple constituencies), while aligning those activities with university-wide communications, marketing, and branding initiatives.
   We seek a collaborative, energetic, and inclusive leader who has a deep commitment to the college’s wide-ranging disciplines and is an entrepreneurial, forward-looking, and incisive advocate and representative for the college; its programs; and its faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The Executive Director will develop and implement a comprehensive, strategic, data-driven, and cross-platform internal and external marketing and communications plan that is consistent with the college’s distinctive needs, brand, and messaging, while also working within the university’s larger marketing and communications framework.
   The Executive Director reports directly to the Dean of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and serves on the college’s leadership team. The position will collaborate with Associate Deans, college-level Directors and unit leadership, and the college’s Development and Alumni Relations group as well as with the University’s Marketing, Communications, Development, and Alumni Relations units.

   The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (





The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

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