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Enrollment Communication Specialist/Senior Specialist

Posted: 03/10/2024

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Job no: 503020
Department: University Communications and Marketing
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: PR, Media, Graphics, Communications
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Summary:
Established in 1809, Miami University is consistently ranked among the top national public universities by U.S. News & World Report for providing students with an Ivy League-quality education at a public school price. Located in the quintessential college town of Oxford, Ohio—with regional campuses in Hamilton and Middletown, a learning center in West Chester, and a European study center in Luxembourg—Miami serves more than 21,600 undergraduates across 120 areas of study, and more than 2,500 graduate students through 70 master’s and doctoral degree programs.
Miami University’s Communications and Marketing department has been charged with building and maintaining the university’s brand on a local, regional, and national stage. This dynamic and award-winning team is comprised of nearly 70 marketing and communications professionals and is looking to hire a Communication Specialist or Senior Specialist for the Enrollment Marketing and Communication team.
Miami University Communications and Marketing seeks an energetic, creative, and collaborative individual to serve as a communication specialist or senior specialist in support of Miami University’s student enrollment goals. This position plays a pivotal role as a liaison and collaborator with strategic campus partners to help plan, manage, and execute integrated and comprehensive communication plans using various media. Within the university's central marketing department, the position provides admission and enrollment expertise in support of integrated, omni-channel marketing and communication.
This position has been approved for remote work. Remote work is not a right, it is a work arrangement that can be modified or revoked by Miami University at any time for any reason, including the convenience of the University.


Duties/Physical Demands:
  • Assist in the development and implementation of communication plans using media including but not limited to email, print, web, text, video, and other digital marketing tools. Provide creativity and enthusiasm as a writer and content creator in a fast-paced environment, supporting the EMC team and the university overall in student recruitment projects and campaigns that resonate with prospective students, their parents, and other targeted audiences.
  • Serve as a liaison to strategic teams within the Office of Admission to ensure admission and enrollment communication efforts align with and support university enrollment priorities and goals.
  • Continuously monitor and adjust communication and workflows using available tools and data to optimize quality and performance of communication efforts.
  • Contribute to communication projects as a writer and editor, working with creative teams that include graphic designers, web developers, digital communication specialists, photographers and videographers.
  • Oversee distribution of communication materials.
  • Pursue continuous professional development in a role that serves as an admission subject-matter expert for the broader marketing department. Stay current with communication innovation and best practices, particularly in higher education admission and enrollment.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Enrollment Communication Specialist

  • Bachelor's degree within a communications discipline or relevant field and at least 1 year of full-time, professional communication experience.
  • Experience in integrating technology as part of a larger marketing strategy.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of accuracy, attention to detail, and handling of confidential information.

Enrollment Communication Senior Specialist

  • Bachelor's degree within a communications discipline or relevant field and at least 3 years of full-time, professional communication experience.
  • Experience in integrating technology as part of a larger marketing strategy.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of accuracy, attention to detail, and handling of confidential information.


Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with communication in higher education, preferably undergraduate admission.
  • Experience with CRM software and other relational databases.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit cover letter and resume with application.

Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.


EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 15 Mar 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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