The Director Community Relations will be responsible for campus marketing and community relations activities, campus and community events planning, management of facilities utilization, faculty and staff communications response data, workplace giving programs, and special projects related to campus operations and District-related strategic initiatives. This person will report to the Vice President of Continuing Education Services in direct consultation with the Office of the President.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
- Develops relationships with stakeholders at all levels on behalf of the President and the campus and maintains critical stakeholder contact lists; plans and facilitates meetings with stakeholders and community groups; attends community meetings of campus partners and groups.
- Manages the development of brochures, website and communications board content and updates
- Handles phone, email, media and direct citizen inquiries; monitors news and gathers information for media inquiries; collaborates with District and public media contacts for appropriate campus coverage; recognizes and navigates politically charged conditions, providing regular administrative updates.
- Oversees activities of the Family Empowerment Center ( FEC ); evaluates appropriateness of partners with the FEC
- Manages community requests for events on campus; coordinates with campus departments for equipment and services to facilitate the planned events; manages all facilities requests and ensures maximum space utilization.
- Produces reports and composes appropriate correspondence to internal and external stakeholders; makes presentations to students, staff, and administration; tracks progress and composes responses to faculty and staff recommendations.
- Coordinates with Vice Presidents for campus volunteers for the annual workplace giving campaign; maintains oversight of campus volunteers
- Recommends solutions to the President and the Executive Leadership Team as requested on matters related to campus activities
- Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
- Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the Tarrant County College ( TCC ) Institute
- Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
- Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university
- Experience in education, or social work with demonstrated knowledge of barriers associated with serving special populations and their relationship to student success or failure and community-based organizations that provide supportive services
- Experience working with spreadsheets, word processing, presentation software and Datatel Colleague
- TCCD administrative experience
- Experience with computerized systems
- Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software
- Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
Two or more years as an administrator in a college environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills, detail-oriented, demonstrated cultural competence, problem-solving and decision-making skills,and the ability to coordinate projects among campus and district functional areas.
The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
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Tarrant County College - 21 months ago