Associate Vice President Advancement, Marketing and Communications

University of Central Florida Foundation, Inc.
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The University of Central Florida Advancement Team is currently seeking an Associate Vice President Advancement, Marketing and Communications. Are you ready to join a university that's got people talking? The University of Central Florida has created a buzz across the nation. The power generated by more than 60,000 students, sparks high-caliber ideas for everything from entertainment to energy, high-technology to transportation. And it has people taking notice like the US News and World Report, which named UCF one of the country’s most innovative universities and The Washington Post which believes UCF has limitless possibilities. Location, location, location: Orlando is so much more than the theme park capital of the world. From thrilling tourist attractions to cutting-edge research parks, a high-tech corridor and growing simulation industry, Central Florida is home to some of the world’s most innovative private and public companies, many of which are led by UCF alumni. The university has been a key partner in the area’s remarkable evolution and intends to remain America’s partnership university for years to come. The leadership for UCF Foundation consists of a team of professionals with significant principal gifts, alumni relations, communications and campaign expertise. The team is committed to achieving its $500 million goal for UCF while building an operation which embraces and defines industry best practices. We are committed to mentoring the next generation of talented professionals and growing a diverse advancement operation. You would join the Foundation at a pivotal moment in our institution’s history. Are you ready to make a buzz? Join the conversation as Associate Vice President Advancement, Marketing and Communications. You will join us at a pivotal moment, near the end of the leadership gifts phase of a carefully planned, multi-year campaign to raise $500 million to benefit UCF. Associate Vice President for Advancement Marketing and Communications leads the creation and implementation of the Advancement marketing and communications program with responsibility for ensuring Advancement brand identity is consistent with the UCF brand and there is a strategic and results driven approach to communication with alumni, donors and external stakeholders. This role will develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive communications and marketing plan that supports the organization’s strategic goals and reaches a diverse constituent base across all media including but not limited to publications, video, web, digital, and social media.   The incumbent will collaborate with the vice president for advancement and CEO of the UCF Foundation, Inc., and the senior associate vice presidents (3) for administration, alumni and development. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and seven years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and nine years of appropriate experience. Preferences:      Experience in effectively leading a marketing and communications program and staff, preferably in higher education advancement. Ability to develop and implement a creative and strategic approach to marketing and communications programs that resonate with diverse constituencies, advance organization goals and are results oriented. Demonstrated ability to think, plan and execute proactively and strategically. Knowledge of and demonstrated success utilizing multiple media to achieve results. Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to articulate complex ideas and concepts to diverse audiences with poise and professionalism. Confident in making public presentations before high-level audiences. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work and complete quality projects on time and within budget.  View the complete job description and apply for this position at and search available positions for position number 37569. For more information about the University of Central Florida .  The UCF Foundation website is . Your assistance with the University of Central Florida's Affirmative Action Plan implementation is appreciated. The University collects VOLUNTARY declarations of race and gender and uses the information to compile statistics on recruitment success. If you choose to assist, your demographic information will be used only for affirmative action. The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access, and affirmative action employer