531597 - Associate Director of Communication & Marketing (Administrator I)
California State University, Fullerton
Location: Fullerton, California
Internal Number: 4604004
531597 - Associate Director of Communication & Marketing (Administrator I)
Classificaiton: Administrator I Department: Office of Alumni Engagement Sub-Division: Alumni Relations/Office of Alumni Salary Range: Classification Range $3,750 - $11,146 per month(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $5,800 - $6,500 per month) Appointment Type: At Will Time Base: Full Time Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Occasional early morning, evening and/or weekend hours.
About CSUF: Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
Job Summary: It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
About the Position:
The Alumni Engagement department strives to foster a lifelong community of alumni connected to each other and to the institution with the goal of generating private financial support and engagement with the University. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Associate Director of Communication and Marketing (Administrator I). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President of Alumni Engagement, the Associate Director of Communications and Marketing manages alumni communications and marketing and oversee the daily department operations of the office. Serves as a key liaison with the Alumni Association Board of Directors providing strategic consult and staff support to the Vice President of Communications and Marketing. Manages the following areas: print media, social media, website, and all communications for events, activities, philanthropy, membership and other forms as necessary.
Serves as the department chief communications officer and develops, writes, edits and conducts quality control on marketing and promotional materials for print, electronic and social media. Represents the office and collaborates with campus partners to integrate messaging; develops content for Titan Magazine, Orange County Register CSUF section and other outlets as appropriate. Consults and advises on alumni and student event marketing and promotion; and manages merchandising for the department to ensure brand integrity and compliance with campus standards. Develops metrics, establishes benchmarks, analyzes communication reports, reviews current trends, tracks progress to set goals and evaluates the effectiveness of strategies. Develops and maintains budget and financial forecasts for communications, marketing, promotional items, and acquisition campaigns. Serves as key backup for financial processes for the office and foundation accounts. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year university. Two to three years of experience in membership marketing. Excellent written communication skills are needed for writing communication pieces that represent alumni engagement. Supervisory experience. Database management and knowledge of basic methods/procedures for research and statistical analysis. Strong interpersonal skills. Experience with publishing software. Ability to understand complex processes. Working knowledge of budget practices. Ability to analyze and maintain the budget and accounting processes of an administrative unit. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and various administrative levels; ability to speak and write logically and effectively.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with alumni in higher education setting. Experience with advance or similar database systems. Board of directors and/or volunteer management.
Experience with Microsoft Office and publishing software.
Must be able to work the annual commencement ceremonies.
Additional Information: California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial 'Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests' within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.