Content and Promotions Coordinator
Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community, inspired
by the Catholic intellectual tradition and Benedictine values. We
seek employees who will contribute to the advancement of our
mission by helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as
engaged citizens who care for the Earth, welcome people of diverse
faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Position Summary: This position will serve as a member of
the Student Life staff; directly responsible for consistency of
messaging and long-term strategic planning with a significant focus
on brand enhancement in the marketplace and outward facing items.
Direct the creation and promotion of various initiatives, including
marketing, to coordinate, streamline, and enhance our communication
efforts. Serve as the liaison for the department to Alumni
Relations, Enrollment Management, Athletics and Marketing and
Essential Job Responsibilities:
1. Direct a comprehensive and integrated content and communications
program, including but not limited to internal media and public
relations, publications, advertising, promotional items, signage,
Web site, e-communications, video content. Create innovative and
engaging content for social media platforms including Facebook,
Twitter, Instagram and Snap Chat, Tik Tok, Periscope; continually
research best practices of social media use among institutions and
2. Promote and advance the Benedictine brand through cohesive and
consistent video messages and content, publications (including but
not limited to digital brochures, recruiting materials, facility
signage and more. Direct an innovative and collaborative efforts to
engage students, staff, alumni, supporters and prospective
3. Ensure that information is available in a timely and effective
manner by developing and coordinating comprehensive coverage which
focuses on all activities and includes information on students and
programs. Development of analytics or measurement of communications
outreach. Provide reporting and identify trends for website (page
views, visits, unique visitors, etc...) and social media.
4. Direct all Student Life department photography including
individual head shots, program photos, and special event photos.
Manage the department’s digital photo catalog and photo galleries
on the website. Assist in development and production of all video
content for the Student Life website, including game highlight
videos, student-athlete interviews and postgame interviews with
players and coaches. Direct, Hire, train, schedule and supervise
all video and broadcast staff within Student Life.
1. Adherence to all Benedictine University and Division of Student
Engagement policies and procedures. Work independently and
creatively within established guidelines, while at the same time
functioning as a member of a team.
2. Attend departmental and University related meetings and
3. Strong leadership, administrative, planning and presentation
skills, including oral and written communications
4. Work in coordination with University offices and departments to
coordinate and facilitate program needs, serve on University
committees as needed.
5. Maintain high level of organization and ability to manage
6. Ability to attain goals through knowledge of regulation and
accreditation requirements, as well as incorporate best practices
7. Ability to create a culture of collaboration with all campus
8. Experience working in the areas of inclusion, diversity, equity
9. Employs sound project management practices, methodologies, and
principles to accomplish work.
10. Proven ability to organize information; assess, utilize and
navigate online platforms; and conduct detailed data analysis and
develop reports based on data
11. Ability to complete high-level analysis of data.
Education: Bachelor's Degree Required, Master's Degree
Preferred. Degree must be in Criminal Justice and/or
Administration. A high school diploma or equivalent. Some college
Experience: Clerical or customer service experience
required. Law enforcement experience preferred.
Specific Skills: Excellent written and oral communicational
Supervisory Responsibility (if applicable): Students
Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or
educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan
programs; athletic and other University administered programs or
employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national
origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or
veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other
characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to
Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory
protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored
institution. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to
all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited
to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required
to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and
to complete the required employment eligibility verification
document form upon hire. Per Gov. Pritzker’s Executive Order proof
of vaccination or weekly COVID-19 testing is required.
Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.