University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 236713

Position Summary:
The Communications and Marketing Director at the Center for Healthy Minds provides leadership for the development, implementation and evaluation of the Center's communications and marketing strategies, media and public relations activities; works collaboratively with Center leadership to create annual strategic communications plans; and is responsible for effectively creating a global presence for the Center. This role is expected to lead Center goals related to audience reach, diversity, equity, inclusion and philanthropic impact. Therefore, the ideal candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity equity and inclusion and experience reaching diverse audiences.

The Center for Healthy Minds envisions a kinder, wiser, more compassionate world. As an interdisciplinary research Center, our mission is to cultivate well-being and relieve suffering through a scientific understanding of the mind. CHM is a leader in conducting science - both in and out of the lab - on how to nurture emotional well-being in daily life across the lifespan.

Equity and inclusion are integral to achieving the vision of the Center. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion across all spectrums. The Center is committed to continuously increasing the cultural competence of its faculty, staff and students through organization-wide forums and professional development opportunities.

Principal duties:
30% Directs and evaluates communications projects, including the design, production, and delivery of internal and external publications
20% Develops communications campaigns, social media initiatives, programs, and/or projects in alignment with strategic objectives
15% Develop and implement communications focused strategic planning initiatives and objectives
10% Assists in the development and implementation of operating policies and procedures to promote communications in alignment with the strategic plan
10% Exercises supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees
10% Serve as a liaison to internal and external stakeholder groups providing communications information and representing the interests of the Center
5% Develop and monitor the unit's communications budget

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