St Edwards University
  • The Bill Munday School of Business
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Outreach Coordinator


St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Outreach Coordinator. Provides support to the Dean of The Bill Munday School of Business (MSB) to facilitate the school's outreach to diverse constituencies within the university, including students, faculty/staff, and alumni, as well as external outreach to the Austin business community. This position operationalizes all outreach efforts conducted by the MSB, including but not limited to social media and website management, event coordination, and community partnership development. This is a nine-month position. Currently beginning on or about February 16 and ending on or about May 15; restarting on or about August 15 through May 15.


Essential Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and implement a communications strategy for the MSB's digital media platforms. Create engaging content for the school's social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn), and serve as the school's website editor.
  • Identify and write student/alumni success stories and press releases on newsworthy items. Collaborate with the Marketing Office to share these stories to multiple audiences.
  • Develop and order materials to bolster outreach efforts, including flyers, brochures, and branded giveaways.
  • Coordinate school events, including the Fireside Chat series, 3 Day Startup, and the Business Plan Competition. Secure space, communicate with guests, and manage event logistics.
  • Create a marketing plan for each event, and work with faculty and staff to increase student attendance.
  • Manage the MSB Student Portal, a hub in Canvas for all business students to easily access events and information. Update regularly, and send weekly announcements.
  • Support student organization faculty advisors and department chairs in executing discipline-specific events.
  • Supervise student worker(s) who help implement outreach efforts.
  • Write, design, and distribute an e-newsletter for all business alumni.
  • Represent the school at university alumni events, including Homecoming & Family Weekend and National Happy Hour.
  • Create campaigns tied to the university's alumni giving initiatives, and support the Dean in fundraising efforts.
  • Build and maintain relationships with alumni and community partners.
  • Track and engage all school contacts and leads through a CRM platform, including email marketing.
  • Write, design, and distribute an e-newsletter for faculty and campus partners, and share internal updates through appropriate channels.
  • Analyze social media and website engagement, and report accordingly.
  • Track the cost and attendance of events, and report accordingly.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of various outreach strategies, and develop suggestions for enhancements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

For consideration, Bachelor Degree preferred, some college work required. Bachelor's Degree with a major such as marketing, communication, journalism, public relations, digital media management, or business. Minimum of two years of full-time successful work experience directly related to the duties of the position, with a strong preference for experience in marketing and outreach. Ability to develop strategic relationships with a variety of constituencies. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to take initiative in planning, organizing and effectively presenting ideas and concepts. Skill in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite software programs. Skill in data entry, with minimum typing speed of 40 wpm. Strong organizational skills and the ability to solve problems effectively. Ability to work independently and on a team. Experience with Hootsuite or other social media management tools and the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) is preferred. Skill in Drupal or other content management systems preferred. Must possess the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

United Healthcare Medical & Rx Coverage (HSA & FSA Available)

Sun Life Financial Dental Plan

Sun Life Financial Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit an online application at; https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. Please include a resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW

Sponsorship:

We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #: J202064

Posted: 2/1/21

Available: Immediately

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