Social Sciences Assistant Director, Marketing Communications

University Relations is hiring an Assistant Director of Marketing Communications for the Social Sciences! This is a Career, 100% time appointment eligible for Full University Benefits:

The Social Sciences Assistant Director, Marketing Communications leads the development of external and internal marketing communications for the Division of Social Sciences (SocSci) at UC Santa Cruz. In collaboration with the Public Information Representative, the development team and the departmental and divisional staff and faculty, the Assistant Director will develop an integrated marketing communications plan that includes publications, strategic marketing, and messaging to advance the division, its academic departments and programs, and its research centers. 

In addition, the incumbent will play a major role in the launch of a major new research center initiative, The Santa Cruz Institute for Social Transformation (the Institute) in the Division of Social Sciences, and proactively position the academic programs, faculty, and research of the division in front of external constituents. The incumbent will manage the content and presentation of the divisional web site and related sites and will develop and post relevant information on social media platforms for the division. 

The incumbent will be responsible for management of the division's internal and external marketing and communications materials in print and electronic formats related to fundraising and key divisional events, and will orchestrate the planning associated with these efforts. As needed, the incumbent will create other materials needed to cultivate major donors and attract high-quality faculty, researchers, and undergraduate and graduate students.  

The Initial Review Date (IRD) is 10/09/18. All applications received by the IRD are guaranteed consideration by the hiring unit. Application materials received after the IRD will only be forwarded to the unit upon their request. For a complete list of qualifications/competencies, use this quick link to access the job posting.

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