Woodbury University invites applications
for a Director of Communications. Reporting to the Dean of the
School of Architecture the Director of Communications is
responsible for developing and implementing a communication plan
for the School of Architecture and formulating the school’s
messages for use in communicating with the media, the general
public (including prospective students, alumni, employers and,
donors), the architecture community, and the Woodbury community
(students, faculty, staff and Board members). The Communication
Director will help determine institutional positioning and will act
in an editorial capacity to direct the preparation of significant
publications, both printed and electronic.
This position qualifies University sponsored employee benefit
plans and programs (e.g., group health insurance, life insurance,
tax deferred annuity plan, annual vacation, sick, and paid
holidays), subject to the eligibility requirements and conditions
of each plan and program.
- Communications Plan (20%)
- Coordinate annual communications calendar.
- Work with Admissions to identify and communicate
- Coordinate ad campaign to maximize exposure for SoA to
- Content collection and distribution (20%)
- Hire and coordinate student assistants.
- Update SoA news and event items on website.
- Send email blasts through Constant Contact.
- Produce and send monthly SoA newsletter.
- Help promote Lecture series + events.
- Coordinate and distribute public programming collateral.
- Archive student, alumni and faculty work on an ongoing
- SoA website (10%)
- Update SoA website pages.
- Social media plan and strategy (20%)
- Coordinate posts to all SoA social media feeds.
- Collaterals (10%)
- Develop SoA sub-brand – logo, color, font, etc. for all
- Project manage SoA publications.
- Coordinate video campaigns.
- Other Duties as assigned (20%)
- Collaborating on University Marketing Initiatives.
- Oversee budget.
- Bachelor's degree from accredited college/university.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Previous extensive experience in a management-level position in
a public relations or marketing field.
- Ability to provide the institution with key benchmarks for
success in communications and marketing.
- Excellent written and communications skills. Professional
knowledge of the press.
- Experience in and overseeing print production and in website
- Excellent ability to conceptualize, develop and execute
communications (video, printed and electronic) and to maximize
their visual impact.
- Excellent interpersonal and team leadership skills.
- Experience in art, design or education preferred.
- Excellent attention to detail.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without
reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
- Close vision, hearing/listening, and clear speech.
- Manual hand/fingers dexterity.
- Combination of sedentary work, kneeling, stooping, bending,
sitting, squatting, standing, etc.
- Works with/around and has verbal and face-to-face contact with
- Ability to listen and communicate verbally.
- Ability to operate office equipment.
- Required sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping.
- Ability to lift and carry 15-20 pounds (supplies, etc.)
- Complex reading and writing ability.
- Analyzing, perception/comprehension and
- Simple to complex mathematical ability.
Application: Review of applications will
begin immediately and remain open until filled. Submissions should
- Current resume/CV which lists educational and employment
- Cover Letter
- Contact information for at least three references
All application materials must be submitted through
the Woodbury University Job
Board. Email applications and submissions on third
party platforms will not be considered.
Woodbury University is dedicated to
celebrating diversity and committed to creating an inclusive
environment for all employees. Woodbury University is an
EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its
peoples and programs. All employment decisions for all job
classifications will be made on the basis of such factors as
education, character, ability, skill and training, without regard
to race, religion, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender,
gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political
orientation, disability, veteran status, marital status, parental
status, genetic information, membership or non-membership in any
lawful organization, or any other protected