Director of Marketing, Communication and Engagement
Appalachian State University
Location: Boone, North Carolina
Internal Number: 31526
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Director of Human Resources/EEO Officer Office of Human Resources 330 University Hall Dr. Boone, NC 28608 (828) 262-3187
Office of Title IX Compliance 123 I.G. Greer Hall Boone, NC 28608 (828) 262-2144
ADA/504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director Office of Disability Resources 224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall Boone, NC 28608 (828) 262-3056
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Understanding of organizational strategies, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.
Familiarity with software applications associated with the position, including content management systems for web (Drupal and Google) and electronic screens (Scala); graphic design products (Adobe Creative Suite) and email messaging software (imodules, mailchimp); desktop and digital publishing programs (word, excel, PowerPoint, google suite and database management) and familiarity with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, etc).
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills and exemplify an appreciation of diversity and inclusiveness.
Experience in marketing to diverse audiences.
Ability to respond to inquiries, complaints, and input from all stakeholders.
Ability to exercise complete confidentiality.
Ability to work autonomously in a multicultural, diverse environment.
Balances attention to detail and strategic vision.
Creatively executes projects with a focus on bottom-line results.
Willingness and ability to learn new software and products as industry changes arise.
Proficiency in software, hardware, and processes related to multimedia and graphic design production.
Broad knowledge of marketing, communications, and event management.
Type of Position: Full Time Position
Work Schedule/Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm; some evening/weekend hours occasionally
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.