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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Louisiana Tech University adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal and civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

The Title IX Coordinator is Carrie Flournoy, President's Office, Wyly Tower 1620; phone: (318) 257-3785; e-mail flournoy@latech.edu.

The 504 Coordinator is Annie Jantz, Coordinator of Special Programs and Assistant to the VP of Student Advancement, Keeny Hall 305; phone: (318) 257-2445; e-mail ajantz@latech.edu.

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Individuals with disabilities needing special accommodations concerning accessibility or application materials/procedures should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance. Telephone (318) 257-2235.

Executive Director of Communications and Marketing

Louisiana Tech seeks a dynamic and creative professional interested in leading and directing the Communications and Marketing Department. The Executive Director is responsible for managing the primary marketing, public relations and communications activities in support of the strategic and enrollment goals of the university. This individual is primarily responsible for university message development, brand development, image consistency and both traditional and web-based marketing and publications. With a growing campus, this is an exceptional opportunity for an accomplished professional to join a highly motivated and dedicated team.

The successful candidate must have superior communication, organizational, multitasking, and interpersonal skills; progressive supervisory experience in activities related to university positioning, brand identity, athletic sports information; significant knowledge  in cultivating national and local media contacts; and experience in directing the preparation of news releases and public service announcements. The Executive Director reports to the President and is responsible for all marketing/public relations on campus and for coordinating with University Advancement, Alumni Relations, Athletics, as well as with other key directors and administrators. 

The successful candidate must have the ability to serve as an articulate spokesperson for the mission and values of the institution, be available for weekend travel and night hours, and have experience managing a highly functional and demanding department.

A proven track record in success of integrated media relations, marketing and communications, and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the administration of a communications or related workforce are required.  An earned Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, journalism, English, or related field is also required. 

Priority consideration will be given to applicants received by August 25, 2017.  Please send letter of application, resume, and three professional references to:

Search Committee
c/o Carrie Flournoy
Louisiana Tech University
P.O. Box 3168,  Ruston, LA  71272
Email:  flournoy@latech.edu

 

Louisiana Tech University is an EEO/AA/Title IX employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.



 


  

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