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Associate Vice President – University Mktng/Comm

Job Posting Number: JPE00317

Department: 5EA-AVP University Marketing/Comm

Job Open Date: 02/28/2017

Screening Date:

Job Close Date: 3/28/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Job Grade: E2

Pay Range: Commensurate With Experience

Position Number: A99204

Benefits: Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to
retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, and 12 paid holidays.

Job Category: Executive

Job Type:

Special Instructions to Applicants
Under References Letter please list a minimum of three contacts. References will be
contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Summary of Duties
The Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications serves as the Chief Marketing and
Communications Officer of the university and reports to the Vice President of University Relations. Advises and gives support to all
university executive leaders on high-profile marketing and public relations strategies, challenges, and opportunities. Oversees the
creation, maintenance, and delivery of an institutional strategic marketing plan that provides direction for consistent messaging and
delivery for the university through all media outlets and social media mediums and among related contracted service vendors. Assists the VP
for University Relations with divisional leadership responsibilities and assigned initiatives; community business, and political outreach;
as well as hosting high profile university and community events and dignitaries. Oversees the area’s efforts in media and public relations,
strategic and integrated marketing, social media, web marketing, advertising, publications, creative services, photography, broadcast and
video communications, campus branding and signage, product licensing, and production and operations.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a doctoral degree and a minimum of
five years of recent experience in a related field within higher education in a strategic leadership role, including management of
departments and programs OR a masters degree in a related field and seven years of related experience within higher education in a strategic
leadership role, including management of departments and programs.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred degrees in Marketing, Communications, and/or Business.


  • Knowledge and experience in higher education marketing.
  • Knowledge and experience in managing
    budgets and personnel holding them accountable for performance while maintaining a positive and healthy work environment.


  • Proficiency in popular social media platforms and can generate analytic data measuring its impact.
  • Effective interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Experience as a media spokesperson.


  • Ability to demonstrate leadership, communication skills, commitment to diversity and consensus building
  • Ability to interpreted analytic data to make informed decisions and optimize returns on investment.

Working Conditions


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Utah Valley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/ Disabled/Equal Access Employer. Utah Valley University is committed to
an inclusive hiring process and the welcoming of diverse candidates.


Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer.

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