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College Relations Manager

Posted: 08/29/2022

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Xavier University is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal arts and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our mission. We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed unreservedly to open and free inquiry, and deliberately seeks out multiple perspectives.

The College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for the Xavier University position of College Relations Manager. The College Relations Manager reports to the Assistant Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Primary position responsibilities are:

  • Gather, write, produce, and edit college communications and media materials, both print and electronic, for internal and external audiences.
  • Author and design the College of Arts and Sciences’ newsletters, to include a weekly edition for faculty and staff and a monthly edition for CAS students.
  • Develop surveys for college constituency feedback and data collection to foster college strategy and direction.
  • Take lead in planning college events, including meetings, retreats, recognition ceremonies, and college student advisory board groups.
  • Create and update content of CAS website and SharePoint sites, handbooks, and other internal guides.
  • Oversee development of content and campaigns to be used in college social media accounts and platforms.
  • Organize and take lead for donor stewardship within the college, in coordination with Development staff.
  • Co-supervise and mentor student staff in the dean’s office.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in Communication, DIFT, Digital Media, Writing, Public Relations, Journalism, English or other degree that includes substantial writing experience preferred.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a relevant position.
  • Excellent writing, organizational and event planning skills with acute attention to details.
  • Experience with basic graphic design software, such as Publisher, Photoshop or Illustrator. Experience with photography and video editing software preferred.
  • Familiarity with MailChimp, Qualtrics, SharePoint, Cascade, and project management software.

To ensure consideration, qualified/interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University's website. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 12, 2022. The position will remain open until filled. Candidates are asked to include with their cover letter a brief statement on how they might support/contribute to Xavier’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Xavier University requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees will be required to provide vaccination status upon on-boarding. Vaccine exemptions may be granted for medical or religious reasons.

Benefits

Xavier University offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and employment class.

  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage
  • Tax advantaged accounts including health savings account, flexible spending accounts, and dependent care account.
  • Financial security via life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
  • Tuition remission for employees and their eligible dependents.

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