The Director develops and implements marketing and communications strategies for Rutgers Law School across multiple platforms including, but not limited to, external media, institutional website, social media, and collateral print marketing materials, while adhering to University brand and editorial standards. The position also is charged with maintaining compliance with ABA website standards. The incumbent provides public relations counsel to academic and administrative leadership and serves as point person for communication matters related to Rutgers Law School. S/he has the authority to hire vendors for print, video, photography, and design purposes within the guidelines of the University’s procurement policies and with budget authorization from Law School leadership (or designee). The position has the authority to represent Rutgers Law School to external audiences and to make judgments on the delivery of that representation in manners that are consonant with the Law School’s priorities. The position will also coordinate and collaborate with relevant administrators in the Camden and Newark Chancellors’ offices and University Relations.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and understanding, as appropriate, of public relations, promotions, marketing, writing, editing, communications, and project management.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have a minimum of ten years of relevant experience in public relations or related functions.
Salary: Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and within departmental budgets.
Posting Number: 20ST0492
Location: Rutgers University-Camden
Internal Number: 111700
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.