Vice President for Marketing and Communications

Carroll University

Carroll is Wisconsin's first, four-year institution of higher education and today is identified as a comprehensive, liberal arts-centered, independent university organized around four major components: the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business, School of Education and Human Services and the College of Health Sciences. A decade of dramatic enrollment growth, impressive fundraising, and strong fiscal management place Carroll in a very strong and enviable position on today's higher education landscape.

Located in Waukesha County, an area ranked annually as one of the most highly educated, healthiest, fastest growing, and wealthiest counties in Wisconsin. In 2018, “24/” rated Waukesha the most livable city in Wisconsin and the 36th best U.S. city in which to live. It is 17 miles from Milwaukee, the state's largest city, and 60 miles from Madison to the north and 70 miles from Chicago to the south.

Position Details

Vice President for Marketing and Communications
Southeast Wisconsin
Waukesha, WI

Carroll University invites nominations and applications for a new Vice President for Marketing and Communications to move an already mature and successful program to new levels of accomplishment at a time of significant progress at the University. Creating an engaging and proactive communication infrastructure based on industry-recognized best practices, analytics and ethos- and mission-driven messaging that inspire and influence the university's constituents: prospective students, current students, alumni, donors, faculty, staff, friends, and the general public with compelling brand and integrated communications initiatives in print, web/online, social media, video/multimedia, photography and campus environments, will be at the heart of the Vice President's agenda.

The Vice President for Marketing and Communications will be responsible to Carroll's President and will be responsible for creating, measuring and implementing a comprehensive marketing and communications program to enhance Carroll's image and position within the Carroll community, the marketplace and general public, serve as the chief public relations officer and university spokesperson, and oversee management and utilization of the various Carroll brand assets and strategy to ensure a unified voice.

The successful candidate at Carroll will possess a combination of personal qualities and professional experiences that match the expectations outlined in The Agenda section of the Vice President for Marketing and Communications Search Profile. The desired candidate will also hold a degree of higher education, preferably Master's, in public relations, marketing, communications or a related field and a minimum of eight years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the aforementioned categories.

Carroll University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Carroll does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran's status in the administration of programs or in the employment of faculty and staff.

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