Open Job in Academic & University Digital Communication Manager – HigherEdJobs

Applications Accepted From
Intradepartment, University Wide, Public: Open to the public

Special
Instructions to Applicants

We seek candidates with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from
diverse backgrounds.

This is a fast-paced, customer service focused environment. This position requires a dependable individual with
great work ethic, personal integrity and a team mentality.

Please complete the online application and be prepared to upload the
following required documents: 1. Resume 2. Cover Letter 3. References

This position is eligible for the following
benefits:

Level 1 – Medical/Rx, Vision, Dental, Ortho; Winter Break Closure; Holidays Paid; Basic/Supp/Dep Life; Educ.
Benefits; Sick Leave; Vacation; Retirement

Posting Number: 20161237S

Job Description

The Digital Communication Manager, is responsible for helping to plan, develop, and implement a variety of Auxiliaries communication for
a wide audience in the online and digital space. This includes broadcast correspondence of email campaigns, online surveys and multimedia
distribution through a variety of digital communications tools, as well as original graphic designs, photography and multimedia as needed to
include in digital and print marketing campaigns. The Digital Communication Manager creates and implements social media content and
strategies, and participates in the planning of those strategies as needed. Monitors social media accounts, electronic comments and
departmental email accounts, responding to customer feedback as warranted. The Digital Communication Manager helps to maintain create and
Auxiliaries-wide websites (i.e. Culinary, University Airport, Regional support sites and others as needed), assists in the creation,
transition and management of web content to Drupal CMS, assists in creating and posting content to the Axis TV
systems, the Culinary Mobile App, and implements new technologies and online tools as they emerge and are adopted. The Digital Communication
Manager uses tools such as Google Analytics to track and monitor website and digital communication usage and effectiveness and provides
suggestions in regards to best practices. Additionally, the Digital Communication Manager helps to maintain and troubleshoot hardware,
software and A/V solutions throughout Auxiliaries venues. Occasionally assist and participate in campus resource fairs and outreach as
needed, including Bobcat Student Orientation.

  • The Digital Communication Manager creates original content for and maintains
    Auxiliaries-wide websites (i.e. Culinary, University Airport, Regional support sites and others as needed), assists in the creation,
    transition and management of web content to Drupal CMS, assists in creating and posting content to the Axis TV
    systems, the Culinary Mobile App, and implements new technologies and online tools as they emerge and are adopted.
  • The Digital
    Communication Manager creates and implements social media content and strategies, and participates in the planning of those strategies as
    needed. Monitors social media, electronic comments and departmental email accounts, responding to customer feedback as warranted.
  • The Digital Communication Manager, is responsible for helping to plan, develop, and implement a variety of Auxiliaries communication for
    a wide audience in the online and digital space. This includes broadcast correspondence of email campaigns, online surveys and multimedia
    distribution through a variety of digital communications tools, as well as original graphic designs, photography and multimedia as needed to
    include in digital and print marketing campaigns.
  • The Digital Communication Manager uses tools such as Google Analytics to track
    and monitor website and digital communication usage and effectiveness and provides suggestions in regards to best practices.
  • The
    Digital Communication Manager helps to maintain and troubleshoot hardware, software and A/V solutions throughout Auxiliaries venues.
    Occasionally assist and participate in campus resource fairs and outreach as needed, including Bobcat Student Orientation.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of basic or commonly used procedures and/or equipment typically obtained by a high
school degree or GED or equivalent.

A minimum of 1 year of related work experience.

Preferred
Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communication, Multimedia Arts, Marketing, Web Design, UX Design, Web Development
or related field; as well as, experience with Drupal CMS, Social Media manage systems such as HooteSuite, and
proficiency in digital photography, video and multimedia creation is strongly preferred.

Department
Auxiliary
Services

Pay Rate:

$38,537-$43,836 Commensurate with education and experience. Employees also enjoy a
generous benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and qualified dependents.

Job Open Date
10/03/2017

Posting Close Date

This position will remain open until
filled. For full consideration, please apply online by 10/18/17.

Job Category: Administrative – Exempt-Salaried

Months
12

Planning Unit: Vice President for Student Affairs

Work Schedule

Primarily 8am-5pm Mon-Fri, some nights and weekends may be required.

Campus:
Athens

Expected hours worked per week
40 hours

Expected duration of
assignment

permanent

Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this
position.

Mark Brunton, bruntonm@ohio.edu

Diversity Statement

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace
environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and
maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University
is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. www.ohwpawvherc.org

Job Family/Subfamily
Communications & Marketing-Multi-Media
Communications

Career Track & Level
IC 1

Pay Grade
CA&P|15|

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