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Director of Communications and Events - Enrollment Management
Amherst, MA (US)
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Mar 17, 2018 (Expired Remaining)

Director of Communications and Events - Enrollment Management

University of Massachusetts Amherst


Under the general direction of the Vice Provost of Enrollment Management (EM), the Director of Communications and Events will have the responsibility for developing and implementing a comprehensive and strategic communication plan for Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid, as well as oversight of Enrollment Management events, such as tours, information sessions, and open houses. The Director will work collaboratively with UMass Amherst schools and colleges to effectively plan and deliver integrated, inclusive messages to numerous and diverse audiences, promote brand recognition, and reinforce institutional priorities.

Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, business administration, or related field.
  • Five or more years of experience in developing, leading and assessing quantifiable communication initiatives as well as a thorough knowledge of, and demonstrated experience and technical acumen in, the creation and production of various types of communication materials including but not limited to print, mobile, internet based, web, social media and event management.
  • Strong understanding of communication best practices tools and techniques.
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Sensitivity to multicultural and socioeconomic issues.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in communication, marketing, business administration, or related field.
  • Experience in event management.
  • Demonstrated competency in analyzing data and translating program goals into successful operating plans.
  • Experience using CRMs. Experience with website content development and maintenance.


Additional Information:

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Professional Staff Salary Administration Program Position Level 29


See: PSU Salary Schedule.pdf


Application Instructions:

Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of March 23, 2018, in order to ensure consideration; however, applications will be considered until a suitable candidate pool has been identified. 


To apply please provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:



The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.

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