POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant Director, Student Center (Marketing)
Student Center
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

The Student Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director, Student Center (Marketing).

As a central gathering place, the Student Center plays a significant role in the life of SIU Carbondale, supporting the university’s mission and enhancing the educational experience. We are committed to providing excellence in programs, services, and facilities while serving students and the community in a safe and inclusive environment. The Student Center is a unit within Student Affairs.

Position: The Assistant Director is responsible to the Director for providing leadership, strategic vision, & supervision of the Student center Marketing and Graphics department. Responsibilities include: Direct, supervise, and strategize the public relations and promotion operations of the Student Center as an auxiliary unit (revenue producing) in order to enhance the overall image of the programs and services of the Student Center. Supervise the development of promotional campaigns; coordinate media planning; establish and coordinate media relations; design and implement public relations programs. Provide leadership to the Student Center in use of social media networks and other trends in new media communication. Supervise the operations of the Student Center website and other social media marketing and communications efforts. Monitor trends, collect data, and analyze results. Report on data findings and advise on needs identified. Create and maintain Graphic Identity Standards in compliance with SIUC standards, and assist with Student Affairs divisional marketing efforts. Provide supervision and on-going staff development for Civil Service support staff, graduate assistants, student employees, and interns.

Requirements: Minimum of Master’s degree in marketing, advertising, business, graphic design or related field and four(4) years of progressively responsible experience in marketing, business and graphic design. Relevant Graduate Assistant experience will count toward years of experience. Must possess understanding of marketing within the college environment and demonstrate excellent writing, editing, and verbal communications skills. Minimum of two years supervisory experience.

Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with qualification and experience and includes an excellent fringe benefit package including vacation, sick leave, health insurance, and waiver of tuition for up to six hours per term.

Application Deadline: Application consideration will begin April 27, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Apply by submitting a letter of interest, current resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current/professional references by email, fax, or mail to:

Assistant Director Search
Attn: Rita Killian
Student Center
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1255 Lincoln Drive, Mail Code 4407
Carbondale, IL 62901

Phone: 618-453-3576
Fax: 618-453-1005
Email: rkillian@siu.edu

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.