Dir of College Relations - Director of External Relations - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Director of College Relations is responsible for strategic planning of communications and for the oversight of College-level print and electronic marketing materials.

Additional Department Summary:

This administrative position provides operational direction/supervision for the Honors College's efforts with public relations/marketing (both internal and external), Honors College mentoring programs (to include personal and professional development), public relations, and marketing. This position will have specific responsibilities for and offer leadership to the Honors College event planning, all publications (including the Honors College magazine "Mosaic"), and the Honors College Board of Visitors. This position will be the liaison with many campus partners which include, but are not limited to, the UA Office of Strategic Communications, the UA Alumni Association, and the Office of University Advancement. The Director will be the key component in any and all communications and efforts in conjunction with these offices to advance and promote the Honors College actions and narrative. The position will liaison with internal HC faculty (Mosaic magazine class), organizational executives, key campus stakeholders (Development, Communications, Public Relations, Career Center, etc.). These duties will include travel, interviewing, making presentations, and representing/promoting/recruiting for the Honors College and The University of Alabama.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of experience; OR Master's degree and one (1) year of experience.Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Skills and Knowledge:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong supervisory and leadership skills and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 10 years of professional work and experience or Master's degree and at least 7 years of experience working with college students in public relations, communications, admissions, development, or other related field. 59 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 43887.96 Midpoint - $ 63648.00

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Dean's Office
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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