Job Details

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Position Number: 2212534
  • Location: Pembroke, NC
  • Position Type: Communications - Public Relations and Advertising

Public Communications Specialist

Division: Student Affairs
Department: Student Affairs Dept
Working Title: Communication & Marketing Manager-Student Affairs
Vacancy Type: Probationary Permanent Full Time

Min T/E Requirements:
Bachelors degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

FTE: 1
Salary Range: $31,200 - $54,985
Hiring Range: $31,200 - $54,985
Position #: 3235
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Months per Year: 12
Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Schedule Type: Monday - Friday

Primary Purpose of Organization Unit:
The vision of the Division of Student Affairs is to transform students into engaged citizens. The mission of the Division of Student Affairs is to empower students to succeed, facilitate active learning, develop cultural appreciation, promote responsible citizenship, and ensure a robust campus experience for student engagement. The divisions core values are to: 1) Facilitate growth that empowers academic success, balance and creative innovation. 2) Provide excellence in student-centered programming. 3) Maximize campus life experiences and promote student success through collaboration. 4) Value, establish, and embrace an inclusive community.

Guided by the University mission and to realize the Student Affairs vision and mission, student affairs staff works collaboratively to create a robust campus environment that will lead us to becoming an institution of choice that will support institutional success goals as measured by retention and graduation as well as student, and individual office, defined measures of success. As members of the student affairs community we:

1) Foster a campus environment that facilitates participation and contribution. 2) Develop enriching experiences that connect opportunity with purpose. 3) Promote the development and practice of communitarian values, ethical standards, individual responsibility, and personal wellness. 4)Strengthen, build, and celebrate inclusive, accessible, diverse, and respectful communities. 5) Cultivate and sustain a university-wide commitment to attracting, retaining, and supporting faculty and staff who maximize student potential.

Primary Purpose of Position:
The Communication and Marketing Manager for Student Affairs is responsible for the development of innovative marketing and communication strategies for the Division of Student Affairs and its functional units. This position is responsible for effective communication with all constituent groups ensuring a positive brand for Student Affairs, and by extension the university.

Job Description:
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging--a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university's mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

The Communication and Marketing Manager leads the communication and marketing operations for the division of student affairs to ensure alignment with university and Student Affairs values and strategic areas of focus.

Management Preference:
Preference for candidates with higher education experience. Proficiency with social media platforms, Adobe Create Suite and Drupal CMS.

Lic or Certifications Required by Statute or Regulation: N/A

Job Opening Date: 04/06/2021
Job Closing Date: 4/27/2021
Open Until Filled:
Posting Category: Professional
Posting Number: SPA00333

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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