Director, Marketing and Communications (DHS and UNSOM)

University of Nevada School of Medicine

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted May 3, 2012
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

University of Nevada School of Medicine

Director, Marketing and Communications (DHS & UNSOM)

Job Description
The Director, Marketing and Communications, provides and implements a strategic and integrated marketing and communications plan for the Division of Health Sciences (DHS) and the University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM) at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). The Director develops, leads, implements, and manages a plan designed to provide consistent visual identity, organizational voice, and institutional messaging on health science matters. An integrated marketing plan increases, strengthens, and improves internal and external relationships with constituents and stakeholders, generates revenue, and increases patient base for the clinical practice of UNSOM, and increases philanthropic giving for UNSOM and DHS. The position acts as chief communications officer and spokesperson on statewide UNSOM and DHS public relations matters and serves as liaison with communications peers at the University, affiliated hospitals, community partners, and other organizational stakeholders. The Director is responsible for staff supervision and budget management. The position reports to the Vice President, DHS/Dean, UNSOM.

Required Qualifications    
Bachelors Degree from a regionally accredited institution with emphasis in journalism, advertising, or marketing and five years of experience in marketing, public or media relations management or integrated marketing or a Masters Degree and three years of experience.

Health Sciences, VP

School of Med Dean, Reno

Department Web Address

Full Time Equivalent

Position Type
Medical Employment

List Rank/Range(s)

Tenure Track
No Response

Contact Information for this Position
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Job Open Date

Open Until Filled

Search Number

Note to All Applicants
A background check may be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty members first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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