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Job Posting ID
Apr 23, 2018
Employer Posting No
Jun 18, 2018
Job Site Address
HOUSTON, Texas 77044
Manager, Communications (18000330)
Commitment to Mission:
This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.
The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For" is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.
Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.
Campus Marketing Statement:
Lone Star College-North Harris
Lone Star College, located in the north metropolitan Houston area, is one of the largest and fastest growing community colleges in the country featuring six comprehensive colleges and 10 centers with over 95,000 credit and non-credit students each semester, an annual budget exceeding $500,000,000, and 7,300 employees spread over a 2100 square mile area.
LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.
Lone Star College-North Harris, nestled on 200 acres of piney woods, is the original and largest college in the Lone Star College System family. Serving the community for more than three decades, LSC-North Harris offers more than 60 programs of study, including university-transfer and numerous education courses and programs. LSC-North Harris is keenly focused on leading-edge technology in emerging technical job fields.
Campus address is 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive. Houston, Texas 77073-3499.
Responsible for editing, researching and writing for a wide variety of internal and external communication channels including, but not limited to, media releases, press advisories, marketing collateral materials, and digital media. Develops and implements communication programs in support of LSC and campus goals and initiatives and takes part in daily implementation and project activities as needed. Fully responsible for marketing and communications, related budget planning, and resource allocation for area.
Plans, develops, implements, and manages a comprehensive plan to include marketing, advertising, web and e-marketing communications for assigned college (including budgeting strategies); responsible for researching, writing, and editing for a wide variety of internal and external communication channels including, but not limited to, media releases, press advisories, marketing, collateral materials, and digital media
Assists with daily duties as needed throughout the department; may include, but is not limited to, creating a variety of publicity collateral (posters, fliers, digital media screens...et.), serving as a Photographer, drafting responses for media inquiries, and editing copy and designs for accuracy, clarity and conformity to LSC branding and style guides
May supervise employees and coordinate communications-related functions, including but not limited to e-marketing, web content, electronic notification systems, social networking and campus-wide communications; liaison between the creative services team and internal/external customers as needed
Develops and maintains standards for marketing and communications functions, ensuring adherence to LSC branding standards and guidelines
Responsible for advising various college constituents on marketing- and communications-related matters, including planning and implementation of marketing for instructional and non-instructional programs
Manages mechanisms to gather feedback from students, employees and the community on college effectiveness and services
Serves as College Administrator for Web Content Management System, including editor authorizations, editor and web content training, and project management
Represents the college at the LSC Public Information Council and on various college and community groups
Serves as advisor to college Administration on marketing and communications functions
Some positions may assist with special events that may occasionally be held on night or weekends
Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Demonstrated competency in desktop publishing and working knowledge of graphic design and professional photography preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to plan and implement effective, collegiate public relation strategies
Expertise in advertising, market research, promotion and web marketing
Ability to meet specific deadlines on a daily basis
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work in a diverse college setting
Minimal physical effort is required
Work Schedule & Conditions:
Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, desktop publishing, photography equipment, printing equipment, and general office equipment such as calculator, phone, etc.
Internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure... For full info follow application link.
Supervisory Experience Required
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