This position is responsible for institutional brand management and key marketing communications activities for the institution. Increase the overall visibility of UIC by developing and implementing an integrated plan for external and internal marketing communications. Enhance and unify marketing communications across campus and provide strategic direction and management of the institution’s comprehensive and coordinated marketing strategy.
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum of ten years of marketing communications, media relations and public relations experience in large, complex organization required; preferably in both the public and private sectors. Senior-level higher education communications experience preferred.
At least five years administrative and management experience.
Established track record in successful marketing and communication campaigns; progressive responsibility in institutional branding and identity, strategic planning and constituent relations.
Experience managing issues that have the potential to damage an institution’s reputation. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated experience managing a team of creative professionals.
Ability to use independent judgment and gather, manage and impart information to the media and various internal and external audiences.
Experience managing crisis communication situations.
Experience working with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
The UIC is an AA/EOE.
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