|Title||Director of Public Relations|
The Director of Public Relations will contribute to advancing the institution by enhancing the image and distinctive identity foremost through the media. They will promote the president, university programs, events, faculty expertise and student achievements to the local, regional, and national media, and to other internal and external audiences.
Reporting to the vice president of advancement, the director works directly and creatively with the president, faculty and administrators to help communicate the institution’s mission and identity by providing news and information through verbal, written and electronic communications and works to continually establish and maintain relationships with media.
The director will:
Seeking a creative, results-orientated, communications professional with bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, English or related field; masters preferred; 10 years+ experience in media relations or public relations; excellent writing, editing and interpersonal skills; an understanding of higher education issues; the ability to work successfully on multiple projects; the ability to work as part of team and the capacity to perform effectively under pressure.