St. Ambrose University
  • 20-Jul-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Staff
  • Davenport, IA, USA
  • Full Time

Competitive Salary with excellent benefits package-tuition remission

The Office of Communications and Marketing invites applications for the position of Director of Public Relations and Strategic Communications. Reporting to the Vice President for Communications and Marketing, the Director will be responsible for the strategic management of university's communications and public relations activities, including content creation, digital/social media, community and media relations, and other related activities. The Director will manage and steward publicity featuring the university's programs, people and events to create greater awareness of St. Ambrose's educational quality, and to enhance the University's image and reputation. The Director must have experience and demonstrated skill using a blend of data, audience insights, and creative storytelling to lead, implement, and evaluate strategic communication and public relations initiatives (e.g., brand campaigns, publications, community and media relations, digital/social media, audience research and insights, etc.) preferably in higher education. The Director will have a proven record of successful personnel and project management skills. Excellent communication (written and oral), editorial, and computer technology skills are required. A minimum of a bachelor's degree or eight years of experience in public relations and strategic communication are required or related field. St. Ambrose University is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts and is committed to fostering a respectful environment that recognizes and embraces diversity among all students, faculty, and staff. As an equal opportunity institution, St. Ambrose actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups. Position is open until filled. Please apply online at and upload a cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references and a digital portfolio of select work samples to demonstrate your proficiency in public relations and strategic communications. EOE

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