Job ID: 2023-11593 Type: Student Affairs (WS1705) # of Openings: 1 Category: Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations/Media/Video/Audio New York University
NYU's Global Programs & University Life organization is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity and accessibility that inform academic excellence. Employees in this organization are expected to contribute to diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty.
The Director, Communications and Engagement is a local communications leader who drives a variety of engagement strategies within Global Programs and University Life (GPUL) â” leading the Division of Student Affairs, and working closely and collaboratively with Global Programs, and Global Services â” to maximize NYUâ™s studentsâ™ understanding of, and successful participation in, the wide variety of support services, programs and events available during their college journey. This role will oversee and execute communications strategies to promote programs, resources, and services; plan and execute timely, strategic, innovative, and well-branded digital, social, and print (as needed) campaigns and initiatives for 60,000+ students and 16,000+ faculty and staff spanning 12 global sites. Educate staff on latest generational and communications trends and best practices; guide brand development and design strategy; and help shape policies, procedures, and âœnext practicesâ in marketing, social media, and design. The Director will liaise with relevant internal and cross-university stakeholders as well as act as lead on shared initiatives, ensuring proper support and distribution of resources.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in marketing, communications or related field.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in marketing, communications or related field.
Required Experience: 7+ years of experience in marketing and communications. Management experience.
Preferred Experience: 7+ years management, project management or change management.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Independent and critical thinker with experience in leading data-driven, communication strategies across a wide-variety of channels â“ print, digital, paid media, PR, and social media. Adept at storytelling; experience writing compelling and digestible copy and able to simplify and clarify complex concepts. Able to balance highly creative and conceptual thinking with business strategy. Superb written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills. Able to present in front of large crowds. Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and manage multiple projects and priorities; Proven ability to work collaboratively and effectively with and across teams and to function well in a larger and global environment; Results and detail oriented, highly organized and creative self-starter; Ability to set goals and easily adapt to changing demands; Ability to work some evenings and weekends as required.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Adobe Creative Suite programs (advanced experience with either Photoshop or Illustrator and be proficient with InDesign). Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office and presentation software (Google Slides, Keynote, Powerpoint); experience using online interactive presentation platforms to build beautiful and compelling presentations. Understanding of digital media platforms/social media and impact of how to deliver multimedia projects across digital/other platforms. Experience with video and/or podcast production with strong writing and editing skills. Knowledge of film editing software (Final Cut, Avid, or Adobe Premiere). Exceptional knowledge of technology and trends, as well as best practices for communicating to Millenial, Gen Z, and Gen Alpha populations.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $105,000.00 to USD $155,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.
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New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering traces its roots back to 1854, building on an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching, and entrepreneurship and inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century — backed by an historic commitment of $1 billion to recruit new faculty, fuel groundbreaking basic and applied research in key areas, and expand the Downtown Brooklyn campus. NYU Tandon faculty are world renowned leaders in science and technology, with a strong commitment to research, innovation, and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. We lead and have ties to multidisciplinary centers in wireless technology, cybersecurity, urban informatics, data sciences, artificial intelligence, renewable energy, and health, among others. Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn, and we support three “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy. We are deeply committed to teaching and le...arning, and with NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education.
NYU Tandon is committed to substantially increase the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups in STEM and we encourage candidates from such groups to apply. We aspire to create a climate where diversity and inclusion are not only appreciated but considered an asset for creativity and innovation, and we seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. We take pride in our high numbers of female students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. NYU belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of work-life balance programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life