Human Resources

Executive Director of Strategic Communication & Marketing

Muskingum University invites applications for the position of Executive Director of Strategic Communication and Marketing.  The Executive Director of Strategic Communication & Marketing is responsible for developing and implementing successful integrated communication and marketing strategies, in coordination with key stakeholders throughout the institution, that help advance the University's reputation, visibility, and public identity. This position serves as the University’s chief media relations lead, manages the adoption, integration and alignment of the University’s brand, and provides oversight of, and strategic counsel to, the creation of materials or collateral that represent Muskingum. The person in this role will also lead the Office of Communication & Marketing staff and coordinate at the strategic and tactical levels primarily with the President’s Office, the Enrollment and Advancement divisions, and provide additional support to the rest of the campus community.

 Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred;
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • Higher education background with increasing responsibility in communications and/or marketing field (preferred)
  • Experience supervising other employees and working on teams
  • Budget administration experience

This is a full-time, 12-month administrative position with a standard university benefits package that includes, health, dental, vision and life insurance,   403(b) retirement plan, in addition to tuition remission.  To apply, send a letter of application, current resume, and names and contact information for three professional references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Send application materials to: Kathy Moore, Human Resources Manager, Muskingum University, 163 Stormont Street, New Concord, Ohio 43762, or email

Muskingum University, a comprehensive institution with a strong liberal arts tradition, is located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord.  Founded in 1837, the university's total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3,000. Muskingum is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from populations traditionally underserved by higher education to apply.

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