Director, Marketing Communications UCF College of Sciences

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The University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Sciences (COS) is seeking qualified candidates for a Director, Marketing Communications II. The core responsibilities of this position will involve development and leadership. The Director, Marketing Communications II is responsible for managing communications, marketing, and public relations strategies and efforts within the College of Sciences. Communications and Marketing Professionals promote the University to internal and external audiences, market the University’s services, engage the local community in the University’s activities, and perform government relations and legislative liaison activities. Marketing Professionals develop, implement, and/or execute marketing communications programs. The Director, Marketing Communications II is involved in working with two or more communications and marketing disciplines and other work not otherwise covered in other communications and marketing job subfamilies.


Lead the creation and implementation of marketing and communications within a given entity.
Ensure brand identity consistency within the UCF brand. Strategic and results-driven approach to communication with faculty, staff, alumni, donors, and external stakeholders.
Develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive communications and marketing plan that supports the organization’s strategic goals and reaches a diverse constituent base across all media including publications, video, web, digital, and social media.
Collaborate with other leadership members to prioritize strategic goals for communication.
Develop, evaluate, and disseminate key messages for print and digital materials ensuring that messages and materials are linked to a common and agreed-upon set of core goals.
Build and maintain collaborative working relationships with key partners throughout UCF’s marketing department(s).
Develop and continually manage a system to measure the effectiveness of marketing and communications-related initiatives.
Determine the need for and oversee the execution of marketing collateral.
Serve as a project manager, effectively utilizing the department project management system for graphic design and content workflow.
Mentor and lead staff, providing strategic leadership and vision in directing the activities of the marketing and communications team, ensuring culture and practice of shared resources in creative services, digital strategy, publications development, and dissemination.
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and 9+ years of relevant experience, including 4+ years of leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in setting strategic priorities.
Experience in a supervisory role.
Additional Application Materials Required:

Resume/ CV.
Cover letter.
List of references.
Are Benefits Important to You?

Working at UCF has its perks!  In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:

Benefits packages, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and Employee Assistance Program
Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays
Retirement savings options
Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando attractions
Education assistance
Flexible work environment
And more…For more benefits information, go to the UCF Employee Benefits page and click here.
Who Are We?

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region’s talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It’s one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation’s top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, Ph.D.s., certificates, and more.

Unleash YOUR Potential With Us

As a next-generation public research institute, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world’s most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you’ll play an integral role in pushing us forward to become among the most impactful universities in the country. You’ll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges, and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck. We’re seeking qualified, motivated individuals who will help UCF fulfill its mission of unleashing the potential of every individual, enriching the human experience through inclusion, discovery, and innovation; and propelling broad-based prosperity for the many communities we serve.

Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF’s expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Department: College of Sciences (COS) – Dean’s Office Operations

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00am- 5:00pm. Some occasional evening or weekend hours.

Expected Salary: $89,076.00 to Negotiable

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at  http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf.

As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

To apply for this job email your details to sandy.pouliot@ucf.edu