About Concordia University Chicago:
Concordia University Chicago is a liberal arts-based Christian university founded in the Lutheran tradition. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Graduate Studies, and College of Innovative and Professional Programs, Concordia-Chicago offers more than 160 areas of study in small classes taught by professors who are passionate about teaching and student success. All undergraduate and graduate degrees are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Concordia University Chicago has been recognized as a College of Distinction since 2010, and in 2013 was named to the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fifth time. For the sixth consecutive year, combined undergraduate and graduate enrollment has exceeded more than 5,000 students. Concordia University Chicago is located in River Forest, 10 miles west of downtown Chicago.
Steadfast in Jesus Christ as revealed in the Holy Scriptures, Concordia University Chicago promotes academic rigor in its liberal arts and professional programs; grounds students in objective truth, integrity, and excellence; and practices faithfulness to the Confessional teachings of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, as it forms students for vocations in church, family, and the world.
This position serves as the primary liaison between UCMS and the Office of Undergraduate Admission, providing marketing direction to that office and coordinating related projects and initiatives as assigned. This role works closely with all team members to ensure accuracy, currency and visual impact of all materials produced while clearly conveying the University's branding, image and messaging. This position coordinates production with external vendors and ensures compliance with necessary internal and external standards as required.
The individual in this position is responsible for managing the comprehensive suite of communications and marketing projects related to the University's recruitment and enrollment of traditional undergraduate students. This includes providing leadership and creation of the undergraduate enrollment marketing plan; serving as liaison with external application generation and student search partners; collaborating with senior administration on budget development; and coordinating with external vendors. Management of related digital properties including social media accounts and website content is an integral component to successfully communicating with specific target populations. Successful candidates for this position will be marketing generalists with broad demonstrated experience and skillsets including graphic design, copywriting, print production, email communication, digital advertising, and effective storytelling.
As a member of the University Communications and Marketing Services and greater Advancement teams, this position collaborates in all department activities and provides ongoing technical guidance and communications support to achieve department, strategic enrollment and University goals.