Posted: Sunday, November 5, 2017 4:33 PM
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. Cultural Beliefs: Students Matter Inspire Excellence Act Intentionally Better Together No Fear Trust 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 WW Thorne Drive. Houston, Texas 77073-3499 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. Position Summary: Holds direct management authority and accountability to execute policies and operational initiatives for a department, group of departments, or functional area. Responsible for developing and sustaining relationships within the college and the community at large. Provides strategic leadership in the development, integration and execution of all external relations activities, to include internal and external communication, media relations, constituent and community relations and image and branding. Designs, develops and implements external relations programs and provides oversight for the college master calendar and strategic plan. Job Functions: Develops and implements college communication and marketing plan, including advertising andpublications Provides leadership and vision to create a strategic plan for community relations including, but not limited to marketing, media relations, publications, events and outreach Provides expertise and material support for the coordination of campus communications, events and public relations Serves as college spokesperson and main contact with the media, ensuring messages are positive and in the best interest of the college. Acts as point of contact in event of emergencies, develops and implementscollege crisis/emergency communicationplan Coordinates with the VP of Student Success regarding activities of college call center to integrate college marketing with the call center Provides oversight of the college website Responsible for all special events, supporting internal and external use of campus facilities Develops and implements college brand within community, serves on community taskforces, boards or committees related to college interests, and advises college leaders on appropriate image brand-building activities and techniques Provides leadership and oversight in the development and execution of college master calendar and strategic plan With leadership team, develops and implements a strategic plan for comprehensive student recruitment and retention. Provides leadership to a cross functional implementation team including academic and student services leadership teams and including credit and continuing education courses and programs, corporate training and economic development services, and cultural events for the internal and external community Develops plan and mechanisms to gather feedback from students, employees and the community on college effectiveness and service to allow the college to meet its goals in responsiveness Develops strategic plan to expand successful enrollment of underserved and minority constituencies Responsible for annual development and management of area budget Prepares and analyzes information on institutional effectiveness, community demographics and needs, strategic planning, and benchmarking Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in public relations, journalism, communications or a related field required Must possess strong writing and public speaking skills Demonstrated expertise in advertising, marketing, promotion, supervision of office staff and web marketing Critical thinking and problem solving skills required Ability to plan and implement effective, collegiate public relations and college advancement strategies Demonstrated success as a team leader and project coordinator Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a student-centered, team-oriented environment Physical Abilities: Minimal physical effort is required Salary: $84,502 Work Schedule & Conditions : Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazard Duration of Job Posting: Open until filled Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least 7 years of related work experience; at least 3 years in a management or director- level position Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree Experience as a public relations or college relations director Benefits Marketing Statement : By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes 22-23 days paid holidays and up to 12 annual vacation days, full comprehensive benefits package, wellness program, professional development opportunities and more. How to Apply: ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered. Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC). If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview. Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States. More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check. Nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused, Lone Star College is the largest college or University in Houston and one of the fastest growing community colleges in the United States. With more than 80,000 credit students each semester and a total enrollment of 95,000, Lone Star College is committed to student success and credential completion. LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region./ Lone Star College-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and University Park. Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs.
• Location: Houston
• Post ID: 69067557 houston