Manager of Communication and Academic Relations

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 advising the Director of Communication and Academic Relations on matters pertaining to academic relations and related communication strategies, including the research, planning, and execution of projects and activities to support the enrollment goals of academic colleges, schools, and departments. The incumbent supports the communication and marketing efforts of Undergraduate Admissions, working closely with associate/assistant deans, faculty, and staff to coordinate and execute Athens and eCampus recruitment communication and yield efforts on behalf of Undergraduate Admissions, colleges, schools, and departments. The position primarily focuses on the recruitment and yield needs of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Russ College of Engineering and Technology, the College of Health Sciences and Professions, and the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Early Assurance Program (subject to change). 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 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 with Technolutions Slate or similar customer relationship management (CRM) 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.