Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.
About UC Online
At UC Online, a division of the University of Cincinnati, we strive to provide a top-tier educational experience tailored to students seeking the convenience of online learning without compromising on the renowned quality of the University of Cincinnati. Our commitment to pushing the boundaries of what online education can achieve drives innovation throughout every stage of a student's journey, from initial inquiry to graduation.
We place students at the center of our approach, utilizing data-driven decision-making to guide them through the entire online learning process. This includes helping them discover suitable programs, actively participating in their chosen courses, and ultimately achieving their academic goals. At UC Online, we empower students to realize their aspirations for a brighter future by offering real-world learning opportunities within an institution rich in research, innovation, and a history of significant accomplishments.
This position offers a hybrid work schedule for those with a residence within OH/IN/KY. Residence must be within Cincinnati Tri-State area with reasonable distance to UC Main Campus to have ability to report to campus as required. Remote work arrangements are subject to change in accordance with university policies.
Responsible for the development of unique marketing strategies and campaigns to drive increased student enrollments and revenue for the University of Cincinnati Online certificates and degree programs.
Utilize a diversified marketing mix that yields a quantifiable and significant return on marketing investments across the spectrum of channels to drive increased student enrollments and revenue.
Implement brand strategy development, the creation of marketing collateral, project management, analysis, and vendor relationships.
Assist with marketing strategy and tactics including, research, messaging and positioning, copy, campaigns, and media placement for all programs assigned under contract and new program launches as they occur.
Recommend and monitor budget for marketing spend including cost-per-lead (CPL) and key performance indicators (KPIs) for each program.
Develop all marketing creative and collateral with vendors as needed.
Implement online marketing efforts including: the development, maintenance, and optimization of all website content; the incorporation of search engine optimization and digital marketing techniques, and the utilization of other social and emerging digital marketing channels to drive in-bound traffic.
Use market research to adjust marketing plans in order to optimize student recruitment and retention and identify threats in the marketplace.
Research marketing channels for specific audiences as support for assessing the ability to reach the target audience.
Use customer relations management (CRM) systems to analyze database of prospective students and forecast future student conversions.
Track and report on campaign response rates, CPL by source, and cost-per-start (CPS) by each source per program.
Determine return-on-investment (ROI) on campaign expenditures.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Six (6) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Two (2) years of experience in product or service marketing, including strategy development, campaign planning including direct and/or digital marketing, research, messaging, paid social, SEO, PPC, and leveraging a CRM.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.