Marketing and Communications - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20001422)
The Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications will assist the Director in developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing and communications operation to effectively publicize the many programs and services within the Division of Student Affairs using a variety of communications mediums.
Primary responsibilities will include: (1) Strategic planning and project management of a variety of marketing and communications functions, including the production of promotional materials (posters, flyers, brochures) for marketing campaigns, publications, presentations, Web sites, videos, social media and display advertising; media relations/placement; and special events and program management (2) Writing, proofreading, and editing for brochures, newsletters, magazines, PowerPoint presentations, press releases, Web sites, display advertisements, and general correspondence for all of the departments within the Division of Student Affairs as well as the Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Students (3) Supervise two full-time direct report staff members, the video production coordinator and the marketing specialist (4) Assist with supervision of all graphic design of marketing communications materials (5) serving as a representative on various working teams and committees within student affairs (6) Coordinating special projects assigned by the Director of Marketing and Communications and/or Vice Provost and Dean of Students (7) Participation in divisional programs and events to support the mission and vision of students
Bachelor's degree required in communications, journalism, English, marketing, public relations, or related field. Excellent organizational leadership, communication and public relations skills. Ability to work with minimal direct supervision; initiative and willingness to assume responsibility, self motivated.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Communications.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 6-9 years experience
Work Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5:00pm,
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: Yes
Visa Sponsorship Provided: Yes
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20001422
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.