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Director of Executive Communications

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Position Information

Job Title

Director of Executive Communications

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Position Status

Full Time

Assignment Length

This field only applies to Faculty

Grant Funded




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Pay Rate

Commensurate with Education and Experience




DT Chancellor's Office

Job Summary

Reporting to the Assistant to the Chancellor, the Director of Executive Communications is responsible for regularly communicating with internal and external audiences on behalf of the Chancellor’s Office, developing strategic communications, and representing the Chancellor on cross-College communications teams.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Performance Requirements*
  • Communicates with internal and external audiences on behalf of the College including members of the College community, civic groups, educational leaders, business and industry, legislators, and others and the local, state, and national levels
  • Researches and drafts correspondence, letters, speeches, presentations, video messages and other materials to support the communication priorities of the Chancellor
  • Gathers information, synthesizes it, crafts, and finalizes communications, including correspondence, formal speeches, presentations, social media, video recordings, and other collateral materials for the Chancellor; working in collaboration with the Chancellor, Assistant to the Chancellor, Vice Chancellor for Communications & External Affairs, Executive Director of Public Relations and Marketing, Creative Services, and external support
  • Assists in managing the Chancellor’s social media presence, including drafting and posting messages, in collaboration with the College’s social media team by identifying opportunities to expand the digital and social footprint of the Chancellor
  • Maintains and oversees the Office of the Chancellor’s web and digital content; maintains biographies for the Chancellor and ensures that the Chancellor’s website and web assets, including videos, messages, and speeches, are updated in a timely manner
  • Ensures the accuracy of all facts and details in speeches, statements, and quotes issued on behalf of the Chancellor and official statements on behalf of the Chancellor’s Office
  • Maintains and reports metrics to analyze communication strategies, content, and modalities to evaluate performance of communications actions and find opportunities for improvement
  • Represents the Chancellor on cross-College communication teams
Service Excellence
  • Participates on behalf of the College in external community organizations and associations as assigned to support the essential performance requirements
  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually, and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College ( TCC )
  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation, creativity, and service to the College
  • Supports the mission, values, goals, and principles of the College
Works under the limited supervision of the Assistant to the Chancellor

*Performs Other Related Tasks as Required

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five (5) years of working experience related to the Essential Performance Requirements
  • Two (2) years of working experience supporting executive-level communications
Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree in communications, public relations, or a related field
  • Master’s degree in communications, public relations, or a related field
  • Experience working in, or extensive familiarity with, institutions of higher education
  • Experience in developing strategic communications in a variety of mediums, including speeches, presentations, videos, and social media
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of best practices in speech and communication development and writing
  • Skilled in flexibility and adaptability, including willingness to undertake both routine and high-profile tasks with enthusiasm and energy
  • Skilled in story development, journalistic writing skills, as well as advanced editorial skills
  • Skilled in computer skills and ability to utilize a variety of programs, including Microsoft Office suite, social media platforms, and other presentation tools
  • Skilled in project planning, management, and monitoring at the proficient level
  • Ability and willingness to meet the Chancellor’s writing style and content expectations and accept and respond to revisions and advice rapidly and effectively
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently while fostering a collaborative and equity-driven work environment and setting
  • Ability to work discreetly on sensitive or delicate assignments and exercise sound editorial judgment
  • Ability to keep track of and meet numerous deadlines; ability to handle multiple tasks on time and effectively reprioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume
  • Ability to analyze data and provide sound recommendations based on policy, procedure, practice, and existing regulations
  • Ability to delegate work appropriately to faculty and staff to meet College and campus deliverables

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary



Posting Contact Summary

Should you have questions specific to this position please contact the following individual


Brittany Story

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certification / License

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