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Associate Director of Communications and Constituent Relations - University Advancement
St. Edward's University


Date Posted Mar. 23, 2021
Title Associate Director of Communications and Constituent Relations - University Advancement
University St. Edward's University
Austin, TX, United States
Department ADVN - Advancement
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
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    Business & Administration
 
 


Associate Director of Communications and Constituent Relations - University Advancement

St. Edward's University



Associate Director of Communications and Constituent Relations-University Advancement

St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Associate Director of Communications and Constituent Relations. The Associate Director of Communications and Constituent Relations is responsible for understanding available media and technology platforms to provide expert planning and execution of communications and marketing initiatives for the Office of University Advancement.

Essential Responsibilities Include:
  • Develop and implement innovative, effective and comprehensive strategies to create and manage University Advancement's social media presence on networking sites including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, etc. through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging, and audience identification.


  • Expand stewardship capacities and increase stewardship efficiencies within the division through the use of different mediums (i.e. video, ThankView platform, etc.) Interview scholarship students for video/feature


  • In coordination with the division and university partners, generate, edit, publish and share frequent content (original text, images, video, or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action using available tools.


  • Lead efforts to build online engagement, capture and engage new audiences, coordinate viral campaigns, and targeted online outreach programs to drive audiences to give time, talent, and/or treasure.


  • Monitor effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of social media programs, and analyze, review, and report on the effectiveness of campaigns to maximize results.


  • Create editorial calendars and schedules in collaboration with division and campus partners.
  • Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights, and best practices, and then acting on the information.


  • Create and maintain content for the division's web pages.
  • Supervise student graphic design staff or interns.
  • Other duties as assigned.


For Consideration, a BA/BS degree in a related field of study, such as Digital Media Management. Knowledge of online marketing and a good understanding of major marketing channels. Minimum 5 years of experience in managing digital and social media communication including: planning, content development, analysis, and reporting. In-depth knowledge of most common social media platforms. In-depth knowledge of web design, web development, HTML programming, Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, and Illustrator. Excellent consulting, editing (photo/video/text), presentation, and communication skills. Experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing. Working knowledge of Google Analytics, along with other digital customer management systems. Positive attitude, detail, and customer-oriented with the ability to carry out multiple projects simultaneously and within specific deadlines. Successful completion of an employment and criminal history background check required.

For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the Job Description.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit an online application at; https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. For full consideration, please submit all application materials by April 1, 2021:
  • A current resume or CV;
  • A cover letter addressing the candidate's interest in and qualifications for the position;
  • A statement on the candidate's ideas, contributions, and goals for advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion while serving in this position.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

About St. Edward's University

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

About Austin, Texas

Consistently ranked as one of the "top metropolitan areas to live in," by numerous independent media outlets, Austin attracts approximately 50 new residents a day and has been one of the nation's fasting growing cities. St. Edward's is in the heart of this thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city, providing students, faculty and staff with opportunities to live, learn and grow in an environment that offers a wealth of resources and opportunities. In fact, Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. Additionally, as one of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs.

For more on the City of Austin's offerings, visit The Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau webpage.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit an online application at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

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