POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant Director for Marketing and Advertising
University Communications and Marketing
SIU Carbondale

Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field and three years of directly related experience or master's degree and one year of directly related experience; working knowledge of advertising and marketing principles and practices; project management experience; experience within a higher education environment preferred; exceptional interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively and collaboratively internally and externally; ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-focused environment.

Position Duties: Develops, negotiates and implements approved advertising plans for the university; meets with vendors, vetting proposals and recommending strategy that supports university enrollment and image goals within budget. Manages advertising contracting and budget in compliance with university business and legal processes. Establishes and tracks metrics to evaluate effectiveness and impact of advertising and select marketing initiatives. Advises on and assists campus departments with effective advertising and marketing strategies; review and recommends strategies and guidelines to support university-wide advertising planning and cost effectiveness. Manages the traffic of externally and internally developed creative materials with vendors.

Effective Date of Appointment: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: By close of business (4:30pm) March 24, 2017.

Application Procedure: Please send cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three references to:

Rae Goldsmith, Chief Marketing and Communication Officer
Office of University Communications and Marketing
Mail Code 4312
SIU Carbondale
1265 Lincoln Drive, Room 110
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed
and encouraged and will receive consideration.