Campus/Location: Penn State Schuylkill Date Announced: 03/12/2019 Date Closing: open until filled Job Number: 86246 Level/Salary Band:
Work Unit: Penn State Schuylkill Department:
Strategic Communications Full/Part Time: FullTime
Penn State Schuylkill is seeking a Director of Strategic Communications to aid in the recruitment of students and faculty, strengthen awareness and reputation of the campus, and enhance fundraising efforts. Reporting to the Chancellor, and leading a small team of creative communicators, the successful applicant will possess an understanding of communications, marketing, digital, social, and print media, and how to utilize them separately and in tandem in order to articulate the distinctiveness and appeal of our campus and obtain desired results.
Penn State Schuylkill is a four-year campus of the Pennsylvania State University with a mission to provide affordable high-quality education, research that improves lives, and community engagement. With just over 600 students, the campus offers the advantages of a small college; students build strong relationships with faculty and are involved in clubs, research, community service, and intercollegiate athletics. Students can complete one of 14 four-or two-year degrees at the campus or the first two years of 160 Penn State degrees.
Penn State Schuylkill is located in scenic Schuylkill County with a low cost of living, abundant outdoor recreational opportunities, and easy access to Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington, D.C. For additional information about Penn State Schuylkill, please visit our web page at https://schuylkill.psu.edu. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience.
Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Additional experience preferred in higher education marketing or communications with particular skills in strategies, tactics, and metrics to reach target audiences, measure impact, and refine messaging.