Assistant Director, Information & Impact Center

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Oct 16, 2020
Full time   External Relations, PR, Marketing Other Administrative Positions

Job Description

Prairie View A&M University

Assistant Director, Information & Impact Center

Job Title
Assistant Director, Information & Impact Center

Prairie View A&M University

College Of Agriculture & Human Science

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description
The position is responsible for being the point person for marketing and communications including serving as a spokesperson for the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences. This includes conceptualizing, coordinating, implementing, managing and evaluating the development of the College's brand.

This is position is funded by a grant or restricted funds. Continued employment is contingent on the renewal of grant or restricted funding


  • Design, implement and facilitate annual marketing plan for a collegiate environment. Develop a strategic based knowledge of policy, nature of market and trend projects translating objectives and strategies to facilitate growth as well as aid in resiliency planning for the college. Be knowledgeable about the academic and fund raising priorities of the College.
  • Manage the college's internal and external communications systems in conjunction with university's public affairs office, press and marketing communications units in the public and private sector. Assess and translate materials into print, online and social media; attend and actively participate in College Advisory Board meetings, committee meetings, conference calls and functions. Advise the office of the Dean, through the Board, on matters important to alumni relating to the College. Provide leadership in organizing or assisting with on-campus events and activities for alumni engaging them as volunteers and recruiting active Leadership Team members. Create recognition programs that encourage active alumni participation.
  • Maintain supervisory authority over the communications unit for the College including graphic art, photography/videography, written copy for marketing materials and content for web based outlets, developing and maintaining procedures for gathering current information and conducting interviews. Oversee the College's social media presence and updates to the College web site.
  • Serve as a primary contact person for alumni, representing their interests to the College. Respond to alumni requests for input and guidance and make referrals to the college as appropriate.
  • Create systems and procedures that maintain and manage contact lists of alumni, associates and prospective associates; implement event registration procedures and develop systems to expand customer relations.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Six years of related experience.

Job Posting Close Date:

  • 10/20/20

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to ensure understanding.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in the field of marketing and advertising.

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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