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Manager, Communication, Events, and Administration

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Position Information

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Manager, Communication, Events, and Administration

College of Informatics

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8:15 – 4:30 with occasional evening hours.

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Months per Year

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty, and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence. Our vision is that NKU will be nationally recognized for being a student-ready, regionally engaged university that empowers diverse learners for economic and social mobility. We will do this while promoting a culture of excellence, acting with integrity, fostering a community of belonging, working with creativity and innovation, and maintaining a climate of collegiality. In your role, you will be expected to ensure that students who interact with you have a high-quality experience that supports the vision of the institution.

Purpose of Position

This position is responsible for planning/managing events, managing marketing strategies for the college, schools and programs, managing communications and providing executive assistance to the college dean and the college leadership team.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Work with the dean and college leadership team to ensure that the communications and marketing of the college will be consistent and strong, liaising with NKU Marketing and Communications.
  • Manage and update content on the college website and coordinate college social media, posting for the college regularly.
  • Work with the schools and centers in the college to yield new stories and organic content, assisting with press releases and promotion as needed.
  • Assist in the design and content production for college printed materials to share with external stakeholders and donors as well as content of college printed material related to recruitment.
  • Maintain and communicate the college calendar of events, ensuring reliable internal communications across the college and to other units across the university.
  • Manage arrangements for college-level events, and arrangements associated with university-level events in Griffin Hall, handling in-person, virtual and hybrid options. Responsible for monitoring room change work orders, door unlocks, etc.
  • Provide executive assistance to the dean and manage the dean’s calendar.
  • Serve as an administrative liaison to the dean’s advisory board, organizing and distributing materials for the board’s meetings. Record and share minutes of the meetings of the college leadership team.

Bachelor’s Degree – No particular major of study is required.

Preference will be given to someone with experience managing events and messaging, as well as social media experience.

Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

Minimum Experience
1 year

$42,549, minimum annual

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  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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