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Director, Parent & Family Communications
Auburn University

Date Posted Mar. 19, 2024
Title Director, Parent & Family Communications
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Parents and Family Programs
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Administration - General
Ready to embark on a journey where your communication skills can shape the future of family engagement at Auburn University?

We are on the lookout for our next Director of Parent and Family Communications to be the catalyst for connection among 30,000+ families! You will champion the cause of familial connectivity by serving as the external engagement champion- ensuring every concern finds its answer and every connection thrives.

You'll also be entrusted with developing, overseeing, and assessing protocols for intervention and referral, ensuring students and their families receive the support they need and advocate to senior university leadership, championing the evolving needs and trends of our extended Auburn family. You'll represent Auburn University and our values at official functions, navigate crisis management with precision and empathy, and craft compelling marketing and communication content tailored to our diverse audience.

Why Should YOU Choose Auburn University?
  • Auburn University was named a “Best in Alabama” employer by Forbes! Our employee longevity speaks for itself, with employees staying an average of ten years.
  • Competitive state benefits including retirement plan vesting at 10 years of service, generous leave accrual, and parental leave opportunity.
  • Auburn University tuition assistance for yourself and your dependents. Employees can take 15 hours of classes for free, and dependents receive a 50% tuition waiver.
  • Make a difference. Have the satisfaction of knowing YOU are a part of providing the premier academic experience at Auburn and the life-changing work our students and employees perform.
It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!
Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

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