Founded in 1870, Loyola University Chicago is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, with nearly 16,000 students.
Nearly 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 countries call Loyola home. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy, as well as course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. The University features 10 schools and colleges, including the Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, and Graduate School.
Consistently ranked a top national university by U.S. News & World Report, Loyola is also among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Directs internal and external communication initiatives, including proactive and reactive media relations, focusing on brand reputation and enhancement. Advisor on all crisis communications and issues management. Creates and supports implementation of strategic communication and social media plans for the University. Creates yearly communication calendars and plans, and inputs into budgets for various initiatives. Serves as communications and media champion to others at University. Oversees messaging and quality control of internal communications tools across University. Reports into AVP, Integrated Content and Communication.
Works closely with Content Team ensuring collaboration and cross-functional approach to plans and initiatives to achieve maximum impact and measureable outcomes.