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Executive Director of Public Relations

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 4, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus)
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Full Time
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Executive Director of Public Relations

Position Number: S00966P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category: Fulltime Professionals
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: Grade 51 (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Driver
City: Richmond
Division: Chief of Staff & Chief Comm Officer
Department: Communications & Brand Management
Unit: Communications & Brand Management
FLSA: Exempt
Contact Person: Chaney, Colleen
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details:
Funding Source: Institutional
Retirement: KTRS

Position Summary:
Primarily responsible for leading the strategic communications effort for the University. This position will provide innovative and collaborative leadership to their unit, increase engagement with University stakeholders, counsel University leadership on media relations issues, and serve as the official spokesperson for the University. Additionally, the incumbent will assist in the creation and implementation of strategic communication plans for colleges and divisions within the University.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor of Arts in communications, marketing, public relations or an associated field. Master’s degree preferred.

Minimum Experience:
-At least five (5) years of experience in public and/or media relations creating and implementing strategic communication plans. Seven (7) years of experience preferred. -Experience in higher education/government/corporate public affairs preferred.

Minimum Licensure and Certification:
Professional certification preferred.

Qualification Equivalencies:

Desired Qualifications:

Job Functions:

Posting Number: S00966P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 11/03/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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