Senior Director Communications and Marketing

Agnes Scott College
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Marketing & Sales, Communications, Other Communications, Public Relations & Advertising, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Office: Communications and Marketing

Reports to: Vice President for Communications and Marketing

Hours: Full-Time

Overtime: Exempt

Job Grade: 10

General Summary:

Serves with the vice president for communications and marketing (C&M) and the senior director, special events and community relations in the management and operation of the Office of Communications and Marketing within the guidelines of federal, state and local laws and office, division and college policies and procedures. Reports to the vice president for communications and marketing.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Oversees the work of the communications and design teams with emphasis on brand management, the website, social and traditional media, Agnes Scott The Magazine and The Irvine.
  2. Excellent writer and editor, with capacity to effectively prepare internal and external messages (including messaging for the Office of the President), social and traditional media messages, news releases and advisories, opinion editorials, articles, speeches and other messaging as necessary.
  3. Co-manager of the division budget.
  4. Advises college divisions, offices, departments and programs on their communication and marketing projects, ensuring that such projects align with and support the college's overall communications and marketing goals.
  5. Serves as a divisional liaison to internal committees, advisory groups and task forces .
  6. Serves as a college representative on external speaking platforms, committees and organizations .
  7. Routinely monitors and measures the effectiveness of all communications projects.
  8. Supervises the Podcast Working Group.
  9. Serves as a co-chair to the Web Advisory Group (in concert with the ITS director).


Education : Bachelor's degree in a related field of study. Experience working in higher education is preferred .

Experience : Minimum of 7 years of experience; including management/supervisory experience .

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :
  • Experience managing people and projects.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Budget management experience and knowledge of basic accounting principles.
  • Ability to work well with all campus constituencies.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise a high level of tact and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a heavy workload and multiple priorities.
  • Travel and work in off-campus settings may be required.
  • Irregular hours, evenings or weekends are routinely required.

Intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking and occasional moving of light objects. Work is generally performed in an office.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. 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.

Please apply online. Position is posted until filled. Due to the overwhelming response to the college's staff openings we are unable to respond personally to individual telephone inquiries. No faxed submissions please.

Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity and gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Health & Safety Measures

All persons hired by Agnes Scott College must submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to starting employment unless they have been granted an exemption based upon a medical or religious reason.

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