Divisional Director of Communications

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for a Divisional Director of Communications for the office of Academic Affairs VC. This is a full-time, permanent staff position. The Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of the University’s programs in instruction, research, and public service.


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, or related area required. Minimum 5-7 years of progressive professional communications experience in the communication or public relations fields.


Essential Job Duties: The Director of Communications supports the work of the Division of Academic Affairs and the University by guiding the strategy for all Divisional communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral with the goal of clear, consistent articulation of the University’s mission and the Division’s goals and programs. The individual evaluates and reports on effectiveness of communication strategies and recommends changes for improvements working in consultation with key stakeholders. The individual in this position works in coordination with communication and public relations offices and personnel at the University level and at the College and Service Unit levels to establish a comprehensive communications program that highlights key achievements aligned with University goals and initiatives. The position is a direct report to the Provost and Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, and has a dotted-line reporting relationship to the Assistant Provost.


Salary and benefits are competitive; interested individuals should apply on-line at https://jobs.uncc.edu. Search for job # 001301. You may also click here to take you to this position, Divisional Director of Communications. Applicants are subject to background checks.


The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.