Directs, plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of a specialized unit or small department; develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities. Serves as liaison with university personnel and community at large. Works under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative and independent judgment.
The College of Architecture (CoA) at Texas Tech University (TTU) seeks energetic and experienced candidates for the position of Director of Communications and Marketing to join the College staff and to participate in coordination and implementation of comprehensive communications strategies that support the strategic goals of the COA including establishment and stewarding of the college visual identity, editorial style, and voice.
Coordinate the implementation of comprehensive communications strategies that support the strategic goals of the College of Architecture (COA) including the establishment and stewarding of the college visual identity, editorial style, and voice.
Identify opportunities within the COA and translate them into communications and communication plans, placing the COA’s work in a broader context to communicate with various audiences.
Increase engagement with college constituents to tell the COA’s story through strategic communications, digital communications, social media, graphic design, marketing strategy, and brand management.
Oversee staff or vendors supporting web content management, social media, graphic design, and curation.
Collaborate with communications colleagues across Texas Tech University to align college-level priorities and identity.
Reports to the Executive Director.
Will work with Dean and executive team, faculty, staff, and students and seek regular input on priorities and COA trends.
Bachelor's degree in related area required plus five years progressively responsible management experience. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.
Degree in Design, Journalism, or Communications.
Relevant experience in public relations and/or communications in the creative industry or cultural sector is an asset.
Understanding or experience in the world of architecture & design.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Mature personality with excellent managerial skills.
Self-disciplined and confident in a complex environment.
Affinity for architecture, architectural education, and art.
Strong writing skills.
Proficiency in MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite (with strong InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop experience).
Meticulous eye for detail.
Apply online at http://www.workattexastech.com; enter via STAFF portal and search for req#ID 18066.
If you should need assistance with the application process, please contact Texas Tech University, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 806.742.3851.
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
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Internal Number: 18066
About Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University Established in 1923, Texas Tech is a public, Carnegie R1 research-intensive university; the University enrolls over 37,000 students and offers more than 150 bachelors, 100 masters, and 60 doctoral degree programs across its main campus, its eLearning online courses, and its seven in-state regional teaching sites, and the Texas Tech Center and Llano River Field Station at Junction. Encompassing 10 academic colleges, a Graduate School, and a School of Law, Texas Tech University is the largest institution and the flagship of the Texas Tech University System whose endowment is over $1 billion. The System also operates a medical school, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, which is located adjacent to Texas Tech's general academic campus and offers many joint degree programs and opportunities for research partnerships. Texas Tech University is on track, as one of 10 Carnegie R1 institutions, to be designated an Hispanic Serving Institution in the fall of 2019, and is a member of Big 12 athletic conference with 17 teams in 11 varsity sports.