Senior Director of External Relations and Communications - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio


United States
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Detailed Job Description

Job ID 475

The Senior Director of External Relations and Communications in the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) provides the leadership for comprehensive and effective external relations and communications programs, including the planning, execution, and management of the programs.  

Duties

External Relations

In the area of external relations, the Senior Director develops, executes and oversees a comprehensive external relations program.  Principal responsibilities include:

  • Increasing the visibility and reputation of the College regionally, nationally, and internationally and building the College’s brand.
  • Enhancing existing and building new relationships with a wide range of external audiences.
  • Acting as a liaison with the CEC External Advisory Council.
  • Acting as a liaison with Miami University’s Offices of University Advancement and Career Services.
  • Working collaboratively with all members of the CEC Leadership Council in developing strategic initiatives and goals.
  • Representing the College and the Dean in a variety of contexts.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean.

Communications

In the area of communications, the Senior Director is responsible for planning, implementing and overseeing a comprehensive program of internal and external communication efforts of the College.  Principal responsibilities include:

  • Managing all aspects of the design, development and execution of an effective communications program for CEC that enhances the visibility and reputation of the College.
  • Writing or contracting out writing for CEC publications, web site and social media.
  • Assisting in correspondence with alumni and other external constituencies.
  • Working closely with the Director of CEC IT, overseeing the content and ADA compliance of the CEC web site.
  • CEC representative to the Miami University Communications Council.
  • Assisting the Dean in the preparation of presentation materials for internal and external audiences. 
  • CEC representative to the Miami University Communications Council.
  • Assisting the Dean in the preparation of presentation materials for internal and external audiences. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication or a related field.
  • At least 10 years of managerial experience in an increasingly complex environment.
  • At least five years of experience in a university setting.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with a broad range of people.
  • Extensive project management experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • Working knowledge of Miami University and the College of Engineering and Computing. 

Special Instructions to Applicant

Inquiries may be directed to Diane Delisio, delisid@miamioh.edu.


Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Engineering & Computing College
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
  • Economic and Business Development
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
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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