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Leading at the intersection of people, business, and technology, the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation and includes many areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution. The college is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools, each of which is recognized as among the best in higher education: the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, and the School of Hotel Administration. Our academic research; industry and community engagement; and undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs all reflect the future of business: flexible, collaborative, and cross-disciplinary. The college community includes 244 research faculty, 44,000 alumni, and nearly 3,300 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The SC Johnson College of Business has an unparalleled resource base from which to draw-within the college, Cornell Tech in New York City, and Cornell University broadly.
The Office of Marketing and Communications plays a strategic role in supporting the success of the college's short-term and long-term goals for enrollment, alumni relations, philanthropy, brand visibility, and external reputation. Within our office, the communications team is a group of creative and strategy-oriented storytellers who enjoy working across all types of media and channels to showcase the very best of the college of business. We develop and execute the messaging and content strategies that connect meaningfully with our prospective and current students, alumni, and media.
The Executive Director of Communications oversees the integrated communications function at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business - a unique Ivy League epicenter for three top-ranked schools acclaimed for innovation and impact: The Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management; the School of Hotel Administration; and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. This opportunity is further enhanced by the leadership of a new Dean guiding the College at the start of an ambitious campus-wide fundraising campaign.
Reporting directly to the Associate Dean for Marketing and Communications, with high level support from the Vice President for University Relations, the Executive Director develops and executes a bold, creative strategic direction for all areas of communications across the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. The Executive Director has four direct reports (Director of Communications; Director of Creative Services; Director of Web Development; and Director of Public Relations) and oversees a total team of (13) experienced professionals. Together, the team produces content across multimedia platforms for diverse and discerning internal and external audiences. The communications team provides expertise in global media relations, promoting faculty thought leadership and research. The team produces relevant and compelling content for prospective and current students and families, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, corporate partners and media.
The Executive Director of Communications works closely with the Executive Director of Marketing and Executive Director of IT, ensuring a seamless and strategic approach to all messaging across the three schools within the SC Johnson College of Business. The Executive Director of Communications also serves as a trusted member of University Relations' campus-wide Communications Network, representing and advancing the Cornell SC Johnson College's perspective with other school and central communications partners.
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University Job Title:Communication Mgr II
Pay Rate Type:Salary
Contact Name:Leanna Caloras
Number of Openings:1
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