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Director, Digital Media

Employer
Collin College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 8, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Digital Media, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Full Time
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Primary Location:

3452 Spur 399, McKinney, Texas, 75069

We are searching for candidates that meet the required qualifications and experience and are able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The director of digital media is responsible for overseeing development and content execution of the college’s digital marketing platforms including the college’s websites, blogs, digital signage, e-communications, social media and related channels in support of the college’s marketing and communication strategies.

Required Qualifications:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establish the strategic direction of the college’s digital marketing initiatives and roadmap in support of the strategic objectives established by the college’s Board of Trustees and administrative leadership.
  • Identify and utilize all relevant digital media platforms as directed, including the website, targeted digital advertising platforms, social media, blogs, podcasts and other channels as determined.
  • Oversee the college’s public website and ensure its ease of use by the college’s stakeholders including the public, taxpayers, students, administration, elected officials and educational partners.
  • Stay up to date with stakeholder preferences and proactively suggest new initiatives; build strong client relationships through digital interaction.
  • Coordinate website content and presentation among various internal departments to ensure website’s status as an outstanding example of a higher education platform for Collin College branding and student usage; oversee staff assigned to website within the communications department.
  • Oversee the college’s social media accounts and staff assigned to them.
  • Propose annual budgets and relevant key performance metrics and produce regular status reports on the operations of this function.
  • Supervise staff responsible for video content creation and production in support of the communications department’s ongoing projects for both internal and external use.
  • Manage and improve online content; monitor competitive and peer institutions for best practices and make recommendations for continuous enhancement to digital platforms.
  • Ensure continued up-to-date digital technology practices as it relates to the college’s communications initiatives.
  • Exhibit the college’s core values in all respects as a leader within the institution.
  • Oversee assigned staff and establish a work environment marked by creativity, industry-leading practices, empowerment and high job satisfaction.
Supplemental Functions
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Perform all duties and maintain all standards in accordance with college policies, procedures and Core Values.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of college priorities and key messages
  • Knowledge of electronic media
  • Knowledge of design layout and electronic publishing techniques
  • Management and supervisory skills and experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Disciplined time management skills
  • Ability to produce, read, follow and adjust a budget
  • Ability to explore new options and programs
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the institution and with primary stakeholders including vendors
  • Ability to motivate staff
  • Ability to develop criteria and evaluate success
  • Ability to develop systems and processes for managing assets and timelines
  • Ability to utilize analytics and digital technology to drive improvements and achieve measurable results
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion with critical information
Physical Demands, Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, a negligible amount of force frequently, and/or constantly having to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met. Positions in this class typically require talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking and repetitive motions. Relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Office environment. Little physical effort required.

Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution required with an advanced degree preferred.
Four (4) years of experience in marketing, social media, website and graphic design. Two (2) years of project management experience.
Two (2) years of supervisory experience.

**This position is Security Sensitive, therefore, candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.**

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job as duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. Collin College reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made by Collin College in its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required & Preferred Qualifications (if applicable):

Salary commensurate with work experience.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of the positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.***

Compensation Type:

Salary

Employment Type:

Full time

Compensation Range:

$69,644.00

to

$80,090.60

For any employment questions, please contact HR at (972) 985-3783 or send an email to: employment@collin.edu

Collin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

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