Director, Workforce Communication - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location


Job Responsibilities

• Plans, conceptualizes, gathers and writes content about the workforce division for print and electronic newsletters, websites, blogs, social media postings and press releases
• Conducts interviews with students, employers, faculty and administrators for stories
• Maintains workforce content on and KWeb (intranet), including web pages, events calendar listings and shared documents
• Creates and publishes WCED monthly newsletter
• Serves as division liaison with the Integrated Communications Department
• Assists Integrated Communications staff in the coordination of marketing activities related to workforce programs; may include advertising, direct mailings, recruiting events, college fairs, fund raisers, etc.
• Assists in the preparation of white papers, articles, blog posts and other content by division faculty and staff to position Tri-C as an expert in the workforce arena
• Takes the lead on preparing the workforce division’s Bi-Weekly Report submitted to the College president
• Prepares draft speeches for workforce personnel for public speaking engagements
• Researches and stays abreast of competitors workforce marketing campaigns
• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree Marketing, Journalism, or a related field and a minimum of five years of demonstrated marketing, communications, journalism, interactive media or related experience
• Demonstrated experience supervising, planning, assigning, scheduling and ensuring the quality of the work of others
• Demonstrated experience forecasting, planning, maintaining, preparing, and monitoring a business area’s budget
• Demonstrated experience effectively making decisions that have major implications on the management and operations within a department
• Demonstrated effectiveness in a role requiring dynamic and abstract problem solving methods in adaptive situations

• Possess comprehensive knowledge of marketing and communications theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations as it pertains to the departmental focus
• Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently
• Excellent organizational and prioritization skills with demonstrated attention to detail
• Ability to be creative and exercise initiative
• Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
• Possess excellent editing/proofreading skills
• Possess strong organizational and time-management skills
• Work accurately with great attention to detail
• Ability to adjust to changing priorities and respond appropriately to deadlines
• Ability to promote collaboration, teamwork, and involve all stakeholders in decision-making processes
• Proven leadership skills and ability to foster a team environment and work collaboratively
• Demonstrated advanced Project Management skills
• Demonstrated basic Banner skills (or equivalent program)
• Intermediate-level proficiency with Microsoft: Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint (or equivalent programs)
• Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity
• Ability to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projects
• Ability to facilitate top-level collaboration while managing sensitive issues
• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality
• Possess sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population


• Communication
• Results Focus
• Quality of Work

• Customer Service
• Collaboration / Inclusion
• Time Utilization / Organization

• Servant Leadership
• Flexibility / Adaptability
• Continuous Improvement / Innovation

Preferred Qualifications

(Or equivalent job-related experience providing the necessary knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform the functions of this position proficiently)

• Demonstrated marketing, communications, and/or workforce development experience in a higher education environment
• Demonstrated experience/familiarity with advertising planning and placement

Work Schedule

Standard hours 8:30 – 5:00

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Special Note

Posting Open Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • Workforce, Community & Economic Development
  • Director, Workforce Communication
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter