Assistant Director for Communication

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and qualified dependents.
RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for supporting the communication and marketing efforts of Undergraduate Admissions to coordinate and execute recruitment communication and yield efforts on behalf of Undergraduate Admissions, colleges, schools, and departments. Under the direction of the Director of Communication and Academic Relations, the position supports the ongoing development and management of a mixed-media, data-driven targeted recruitment communication plan for multiple constituencies, including up to 175,000 prospective students annually, parents, school counselors, volunteers, other influencers, and the university community at large. The position heavily focuses on communication plans for transfer, international, and online students and is responsible for the maintenance of the Undergraduate Admissions web presence The position represents the University both on- and off-campus by providing counseling and advice on a range of admission and enrollment processes to a wide variety of constituents, including prospective students and their families, secondary and postsecondary school personnel, community-based organizations, and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process. The incumbent develops and executes recruitment plans for an assigned territory or population, including programs and limited travel activities around Ohio and nationally. For full description of responsibilities, see the position posting at:
QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Valid driver’s license required; ability to travel independently. 3-5 years of work related experience. Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations. Ability to anticipate and resolve issues with internal and external constituents in a variety of situations. Knowledge of and ability to abide by the Statements and Principles of Good Practice of the National Association for College Admission Counseling. Ability to act independently and autonomously as an agent of and positive reflection of Ohio University, and Undergraduate Admissions. Experience in developing reports to support web and digital marketing analytics. Experience with Technolutions Slate or similar customer relationship management (CRM) system. Experience with CommonSpot or similar content management system. Successful candidates must pass a comprehensive background check (including criminal), university judiciary review, and driving record audit.
APPLY AT: Please complete the online application at and be prepared to attach required documents. For references, please include names and current contact information of three professional references. References will be used with discretion late in the process. Successful candidates must pass a comprehensive background check (including criminal), university judiciary review, and driving record audit. Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by April 17, 2017.