Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 301125
The Indiana University School of Education is known for preparing reflective, caring, and skilled educators who make a difference in the lives of their students in Indiana, throughout the United States, and around the world. Our graduates are regularly named the best teachers in the state for their innovative and creative approaches to educating students, and we prepare one third of the state's teachers. With over 20 Indiana Teacher of the Year recipients, 197 Lilly Endowment fellowship winners, and nationally ranked online professional development and degree programs, the School of Education is a leader in the field and has a tremendous impact on education in the state.
This position provides project coordination and marketing support to the IU School of Education's Center for Postsecondary Research. The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) is a 20-year-old self-funded and sustainable research and assessment project with a solid reputation for producing higher education research and useful data and reports to approximately 500 colleges and universities in the US and Canada annually. The project is dependent on recruiting institutions to participate in the survey, producing quality project materials and reports, and facilitating colleges and universities' use of results to improve undergraduate education. NSSE and the affiliate projects, the Faculty Survey of Student Engagement (FSSE), the Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE) and the NSSE Institute, the research and outreach arm of the project, have considerable marketing and promotions needs to reach our market of the thousands of eligible bachelor's granting institutions and academic leaders in higher education and to producing project deliverables. The project is guided by a prestigious National Advisory Board and must maintain good relations with higher education organizations and funders.
Why Work Here?
Make a difference. We believe in the power of education, and the work we do here is changing lives in schools and communities throughout the state, the country and the world.
A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are vital to who we are and the work that we do as educators. Each month staff and faculty come together in our Community Conversations to learn with and from one another as we work tirelessly in our fight against racial injustice.
An outstanding benefits package. IU offers highly subsidized medical and dental plans for you and your family, and a free life insurance plan. 10% of your base salary is contributed towards a retirement plan, with no match required. Paid parental leave is available after one year of service, and you and your family can take advantage of a tuition benefit at a world-class university!
The Marketing & Project Assistant provides both project coordination and marketing support to the Center of Postsecondary Research and the NSSE project.
Department Specific Responsibilities
Coordinates support for project management activities, resource allocation and communication.
Collaborates with internal stakeholders to develop messaging that supports project goals that can be adapted for different audiences and formats and applied effectively across multiple delivery platforms.
Performs day-to-day communications associated with NSSE project and client services as needed.
Collaborates with cross-functional teams to support various programs.
Under supervision, performs routine and increasingly complex administrative tasks related to marketing, such as drafting and editing communications for specific target audiences or student groups, packaging, promoting, and/or delivering promotional or educational materials, organizing promotional events, performing marketing research, and/or assisting with special projects.
Assists with editing and production of marketing materials, procurement of promotional and educational materials, packaging and distribution of marketing direct mail and email distribution, and maintenance of contact lists for vendors and marketing populations.
May monitor relevant social media and news sites and respond to customer inquiries to provide information and explain policies and procedures.
Manages accuracy of mailing and distribution lists; makes regular updates as there are staffing and/or process changes.
Prepares reports, marketing timelines, and calendars; monitors progress of marketing initiatives toward relevant deadlines, project timelines, programs, and strategies.
May make process recommendations to supervisor.
High school diploma or GED
Bachelor's degree preferred)
4 years in relevant field
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Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Highly thorough and dependable
Possesses a high degree of initiative
Ability to build strong customer relationships
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator.See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.