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Admissions Marketing Coordinator

Colorado School of Mines
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 30, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Marketing & Sales, Communications, Other Communications, Public Relations & Advertising, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
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Position Title Admissions Marketing Communication Coordinator The Opportunity

The Office of Admissions welcomes applications for the Admissions Marketing Communication Coordinator. This unique position is a full-time, 12-month, administrative faculty professional exempt position in the Admissions Office at Colorado School of Mines. The position reports to the Assistant Director of Admissions – Graduate Marketing, is a member of the Enrollment Management Division and is a vital team member for the Admissions Marketing and Communication team.

This position coordinates the development and execution of email, web, electronic and print communications crucial for processes unique to the Admissions Office and the prospective student experience. This position serves as the communication liaison to admissions undergraduate and graduate recruitment, visit and social media staff; and in coordination with the Associate Director and Executive Director of Admissions, works closely with the University Marketing and Communications team, as well as other key offices and teams across the Mines’ community to ensure alignment with institutional branding and communication best practices and goals.


Communication and Marketing:
  • Write, edit, proofread and build communications (especially email) through Slate, the Office's CRM system, the public website, admissions’ social media accounts and other platforms as appropriate. This includes being an expert in Associated Press (AP) style writing and Colorado School of Mines branding. Work with the Admissions Marketing and Communications team to develop communication timelines and review analytics for future communication enhancements.
  • Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Admissions – Graduate Marketing, serve as a communication liaison to multiple admissions (recruitment, operations and visit) and enrollment (e.g. financial aid, scholarships) teams and college partners to help execute the flow of communication for the business processes unique to the Admissions Office and enrollment process.
  • Respond appropriately to requests for materials; assist in coordinating, prioritizing, preparing and shipping printed materials. Organize, track and inventory swag, publications and apparel; provide support in keeping accurate records and preparing reports.
  • Research industry developments to maintain the professional competence, knowledge and skills vital for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities including changes in regulations, technology and standard methodologies.
  • Prepare regular written marketing and communication reports and may make oral presentations on behalf of Admissions to internal, as well as external audiences.
  • Supervise student employees that support the Admissions Marketing and Communications team.
Graphic Design:
  • Use Adobe Photoshop and InDesign to update presentations, resize images for email, create graphics for social media, and update recruitment and other communication materials as needed.
  • Create Admissions specific designs for special programming to enhance swag, publications and apparel. Ensure that these designs align with Mines’ brand standards.
Admissions Programs:
  • Participate in application file evaluation, participate in on-campus visitation programs, serve on various internal and external committees, and other special projects as assigned.
  • During some periods in the Admissions cycle, frequent weekend and evening work will be required. Also, this position may travel up to two weeks per year
Minimum Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in communications, advertising, marketing, writing or a related field. Education can be substituted with specialized experience.
  • 2+ years of experience coordinating communication projects (especially email projects) and/or marketing campaigns for a professional organization.
  • 2+ years of professional communication or marketing experience.
  • 2+ years of experience facilitating collective work among communication professionals in a higher education setting.
  • 1+ year of professional writing experience with a detailed knowledge of grammar. Experience in process management, and in a role with deadlines.
  • Experience with HTML and/or an HTML content management system. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. 
  • Strong speaking, writing and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Works independently as well as with a team.
  • Proven ability to self-monitor quality control and accuracy.
  • Prioritizes and executes multiple communication projects at once.
  • Builds and sends email communication and drip email campaigns.
  • Strong process management, resourcefulness, use of good judgment and the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 3+ years of professional communication or marketing experience.
  • 2+ years of experience facilitating collective work among communication professionals in a higher education setting.
  • Experience with customer relations management systems, especially Slate.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite applications, specifically InDesign, Photoshop, and/or Acrobat.
  • Knowledge of admissions and/orColorado School of Mines. Bilingual in English/Spanish.

About Mines & Golden, CO
Mines is consistently ranked among the top engineering colleges in the United States and ranks number one as the best public school in the state for best value colleges. Mines is located in the heart of Golden, Colorado, a western suburb of Denver. The campus location offers a small-town ambiance with close proximity to all that the Denver metropolitan area has to offer with an abundance of cultural events, museums, theaters and sporting venues. A sunny, high-altitude climate with outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities make the Denver area an ideal place to live, work and play. We seek individuals who value a diverse and inclusive community – offering different perspectives, experiences, and cultures that enrich the educational and work experience. Equal Opportunity

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons. Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

Pay Range

$52,762 - $55,000

Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

Total Rewards Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include pay, health & wellness and work/life balance offerings. Our portfolio of benefits includes medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and retirement savings plans. Additionally, Mines employees are eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and dependents), generous paid holidays and leaves and discount programs. For more information, visit Mines benefits . How to Apply Review of applications will begin October 10th and continue until filled. Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, veterans status) and upload a resume and cover letter (required).

Contact Kathleen Feighny, Human Resources, at with any questions about this opportunity.

Background Investigation Required Yes COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement This position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or exemption because of a medical or religious exclusion. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination upon hire. Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s vaccination guidance.

Advertised: Sep 30, 2022 Mountain Daylight Time
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