Coordinator II - Marketing & Communications Coordinator for the Graduate & Professional School
Sam Houston State University
Location: Huntsville, Texas
Internal Number: 37877
Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: IMC Marketing for Enrollment/Academics
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Mass Communications, Journalism, Public Relations/Advertising, or a related field. Two years of professional experience in writing, marketing, social media, public relations, or experience in a related field. Knowledge of AP Style guidelines. Experience in a higher education environment and knowledge of graduate education is preferable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Creates and manages digital, print, social media, and other marketing materials for Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC), working specifically to support The Graduate and Professional School.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Plans, develops, writes, edits, and reviews content for publications, advertisements, web pages, videos, and social media posts for The Graduate and Professional School. Partners with The Graduate and Professional School staff on activities, programs, publications, awards, and general matters of interest. Researches and conducts interviews to produce content and expanded features for external audiences on research, teaching, operations, and student activities for various media outlets. Promotes The Graduate and Professional School programs through recruitment activities, events, and services to potential students, alumni, and employers. Assists in leading team projects involving two or more department staff. Confers with staff on problems and recommends solutions. Interprets policies and procedures and ensures they are followed Performs other related duties as assigned.
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.
SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.
Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges th...e university's significant commitment to service.
Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston.
SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.
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