Reporting to the Executive Director for Communications, the Director for Strategic Communications will oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of strategic communications across campus. Primary responsibilities involve assisting in the development, implementation and evaluation of strategic communications initiatives that inform and educate internal and external stakeholders and audiences about these priority programs, establishing communications goals and priorities, and preparing for and managing issues that impact these key initiatives.
Required Qualification Summary:
Bachelor's degree and minimum of ten years of experience in strategic communications, public affairs and/or institutional (higher education, nonprofit, corporate, political, government) communications.
Experience in issues management and crisis communications.
Stellar writing and editing skills.
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