Assistant Director of Outreach and Promotion

University at Albany   Albany, NY   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 1, 2023
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Assistant Director of Outreach and Promotion

The College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity (CEHC) at the University at Albany is seeking applicants for an Assistant Director of Outreach and Promotion.

In coordination with the Office of Communications & Marketing, this position be responsible for the development and implementation of media and marketing campaigns related to University strategies and initiatives, building and sustaining a recruitment pipeline for CEHC and affiliated departments, and creating communication strategies for the College. The incumbent will highlight the strengths and achievements of CEHC and publicize these achievements through outreach activities designed to build the College's reputation, promote, recruit, and effectively fulfill its mission. The Assistant Director will play a lead role in executing this charge, including serving as a liaison with outside groups and industry partners to facilitate collaborations and promote knowledge and awareness of the College.

The Assistant Director must exhibit strong communication and writing skills and possess and ability to work as a collaborator and team-builder.

The Institution
UAlbany is a nationally recognized leader in security and preparedness training, research and education, and has longstanding partnerships with key security agencies across the State and the nation. The University has received tens of millions of dollars in federal, state and private sector support to its schools, colleges and research centers based on this expertise. Partnerships with government agencies, private industry and not-for-profit organizations provide an opportunity to contribute to highly applied research and access to a wealth of resources held in these organizations and agencies. In addition, UAlbany takes pride in being one of the most diverse public R1 institutions and is committed to diversity in its teaching/learning and research endeavors.

The College
The mission of the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity is to make a difference in the world by providing high quality academic programs, blending an interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial spirit, fostering enthusiasm for learning and teaching, promoting operational application of knowledge, and leading cutting-edge research initiatives that bring together people, technology, and knowledge to address the challenges of the 21st century. As the first college of its kind in the nation, the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity is growing rapidly as it has recently established both undergraduate and graduate academic programs in Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity in addition to the already established Informatics and Information Science programs. One of the hallmarks of the college is the crosscutting nature of the education and research efforts across fields. The University at Albany and the State of New York are committed to seeing the college become a global leader in education and research in these fields and are providing significant support to the establishment and planned growth of the college. Like the University, the college is committed to increased diversity in all its activities.

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