The Director of Marketing and Communications serves as the marketing leader for the Graduate School of Education (GSOE), is a key member of the Dean's senior leadership team, and provides strategic and operational leadership for all aspects of GSOE marketing and communication. The Director works closely with the GSOE senior leadership team, GSOE Faculty Graduate Advisor of Admissions, the Director of Teacher Education, and program area conveners to develop, implement and evaluate the marketing and recruitment strategies for all graduate, teacher education and undergraduate programs. In addition, the Director will also work closely with the GSOE admissions staff, faculty and other administrative staff while collaborating and serving as the liaison with other UCR campus offices, including strategic communications, career services, etc., to facilitate effective marketing, student recruitment and retention practices. The Director's additional areas of responsibility include: recruitment of potential students for all GSOE Programs, coordinating events, developing and implementing promotional strategies, materials and products designed to promote awareness within the campus and/or the general public of the school's programs. The Director of Marketing and Communications has a full understanding of industry practices as well as campus policies and procedures. The Director will play an active role in the written communication for all GSOE programs as it relates to website presence and distribution of marketing materials. The Director will play an active role in the written communication for all GSOE programs as it relates to website presence and distribution of marketing materials. The Director of Marketing and Communications will interact with a sophisticated, assertive audience of potential Graduate School of Education applicants, and therefore, must possess excellent communication skills and persuasive dialogue. As the UCR Graduate School of Education has multiple programs dependent upon student enrollment, this position has a significant impact on the School's revenue generation.
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is loca...ted approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.