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Communications Manager

Posting Information

Posting Information

Posting Number


Posting/Functional Title

Communications Manager

University Pay Plan Title

Mgr, Marketing & Communications


San Marcos


VP for Student Affairs

Recruitment Type

Open to All

Job Type


Monthly Salary

$5,416.67 - $5,833.34

Job Category


Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.
  • Knowledge of communications strategies and best practices as well as familiarity with digital communications platforms and channels.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to craft compelling messaging for various audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing strategic communication plans and marketing campaigns.
  • Excellent project management skills, with the organizational skills necessary to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of current trends in digital marketing, including social media, email marketing, and website design and development.
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in marketing, communications, public relations, or related field.
  • At least one year of full-time experience in a communications and/or marketing-focused role.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations, or a related field.
  • Professional work experience in higher education setting.
  • Professional experience in employee and/or student communications.
  • Ability to independently solicit information from a variety of sources to plan and create effective communications for internal and external audiences.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and make informed decisions.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders and as a team member.
Job Description

Develop marketing and communications strategy that drives increased awareness and engagement with internal and external audiences.

Job Duties
  • Develop and implement strategic communication plans and marketing campaigns to promote the division and its programs, events, and initiatives.
  • Create and manage content for various communication channels including website, social media, email newsletters, press releases, brochures, and other print and digital materials.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to ensure messaging and branding consistency across all communications channels.
  • Monitor and analyze the effectiveness of communication and marketing efforts, using metrics to inform decisions and adjust strategies as needed.
  • Develop and manage budgets, contracts, and timelines related to communication and marketing projects.
  • Resolve common internal communications problems and obstacles as needed.
  • Assist in establishing procedures for internal announcements and messages.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to a team of communication professionals and student workers representing various departments within the division.
Additional Information to Applicants

Job Open Date


Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)


Open Until Filled


Normal Work Days

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start


Normal Work Hours End


Posting Notices

You will be required to electronically attach a resume, cover letter, and list of references to your application.

Legal and Required Notices

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including, but not limited to, criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Why work @ Texas State?
  • Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
  • Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
  • Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
  • Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
  • An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
  • Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions
By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. DD 214/DD1300
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