The University of Vermont is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Director for Marketing.
Plan, design, and manage the marketing and communications strategy for the Department of Student Life and the Dudley H. Davis Center including visual identity and standards, marketing budget, and Division and campus-wide strategic initiatives. Serve as a member of the Student Life Leadership Team to steer strategic planning, data and assessment projects and outcomes. Support Student Government Association and 200+ student clubs and organizations’ communications and collaborate with campus units on key communication messages, enterprise technologies, and branding initiatives. Oversee marketing and communications initiatives including the UVM Bored site and campus-wide digital signage system. Supervise Student Life Office & Communications Coordinator and student teams including UVM Bored, Art Curators, and Graphic Design Assistants. Ensure that all marketing materials and strategies reflect, promote and support a safe, inclusive, diverse, multicultural campus. Responsible for supporting and promoting a safe environment for students and staff of all races, ethnicities, religious and national origins, gender and sexual orientations, disabilities and ages. Responsible for supporting the mission and philosophy of the Department of Student Life, the Davis Center, the Division of Student Affairs and the University of Vermont.
Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications or a related area, with three to four years of professional experience in a marketing-related position required. Knowledge of marketing principles including research, publicity, promotions, media, and materials productions required. Effective organizational, administrative, written and verbal communications skills required. Ability to multi-task required. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice, and fostering a collaborative multicultural environment is required.
Proficiency with Mac and PC applications. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, Dreamweaver, Drupal, and WordPress is highly desirable. Supervisory experience, specific experience promoting retail operations, special events, and hospitality, and a strong understanding of the specific intellectual and social needs of today’s college students highly desirable.
Non-standard work hours required, Bargaining unit position, A probationary period may be required, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees.
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.
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