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Communications Coordinator

Title Communications Coordinator
Search # SA-0040-23
Employee Type Full-time Professional
Department Admissions Office
Status Accepting Applications
Position Summary

Boise State University invites interested applicants for the position, Communications Coordinator, to join us in our quest toward becoming a Metropolitan Research University of Distinction. 

 This position coordinates, implements, and analyzes the Admissions Office prospective student communications efforts.  This position supervises, coordinates, and directs the Admissions Office day to day communication efforts including providing and prioritizing work assignments for technical and student telecounseling staff.  This position manages efficient processing of prospective student records, develops electronic recruitment, and creates traditional enrollment materials.

 You will have the opportunity to: 

  •  Create, coordinate, implement and analyze the Admissions Office strategic prospective student communications efforts.
  • Utilize a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to strategically enhance the effectiveness of recruitment, outreach and communication efforts.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive social networking, texting and electronic recruitment strategy.
  • Identify new innovative ideas and industry trends regarding prospect student communications.
  • Facilitate Admissions Office efforts by providing data analysis, developing electronic recruitment efforts, and creating traditional enrollment materials.
  • Create traditional recruitment materials such as postcards, flyers and posters by adhering to Admissions Office design standards and utilizing professional graphic design software.    
  • Create, update and refresh the Admissions Office web pages.
  • Supervise the processing of prospective student records, outgoing mail and student calling program. 
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience and two (2) years of experience.
  • Experience with creating and implementing a strategic marketing/communications plan.
  • Experience with e-marketing and utilizing data analytics.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and be effective in oral, written and electronic communications.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed with keen attention to detail and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrate strong marketing, organizational, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to relate to and motivate within the department and the larger institution in an effective manner.
  • Proficient with professional graphic design software, html code, web editing and design.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Powerpoint).
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in Marketing/Communications
  • Experience in higher education marketing and technology, preferably in an admissions-related capacity
  • Graphic design experience and/or education is preferred

$39,200 per year, plus an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance, retirement plan, reduced tuition benefits, 24 days vacation leave and 12 days sick leave annually, plus 10 paid holidays, as well as other benefits.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position.  Attach a resume that includes employment history (including dates of employment) and three professional references with contact information.  Application materials should be emailed to Ramon Silva, (preferred method) or mailed to: Ramon Silva, SA-0040-23, Boise State Admissions, 1910 University Drive, Boise, Idaho 83725-1320.

Close Date Review of applications will begin Monday, January 23 and will continue until finalists are identified. Applications received after that point may be considered if the position is not filled from the finalist pool.
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