Director, External Relations - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Director of External Relations provides leadership for the strategic marketing, communication, and outreach efforts for the Division of Student Affairs.

Additional Department Summary:

The position leads a creative staff who develop a full range of messages, materials, and websites, as well as developing divisional electronic business processes. The incumbent also directs the fund-raising, relationship development, and stewardship efforts of the Division. The incumbent collaborates with units who work with external audiences and leads divisional communicators.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of experience; OR Master's degree and three (3) years of experience.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Must demonstrate the ability to think critically, use professional judgment, and perform the supervisory, management, and leadership responsibilities. Ability to work nights and weekends as needed. 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:

The ability to take data and actions and transform them into exciting and beneficial messages; a collaborative style of developing working relationships and managing projects; writing, editing, proofreading, and verbal communication; a proficiency in developing and implementing strategic and innovative communications plans; the ability to manage multiple projects, relationships, and priorities simultaneously; and the ability to conduct daily activities with a high degree of independence, setting his/her own priorities, deadlines, and schedule.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least five years professional experience directing information and communication. Work experience in a collegiate environment as is previous fundraising experience. 60 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 50918.40 Midpoint - $ 73839.96

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

  • Student Affairs External Affairs
  • Director, External Relations
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
  • Student Affairs and Services
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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