Job Description

Extended Job Title
Senior Director

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Manages and directs the day to day operations of a research center/institute or medium sized department. Plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of the center/institute/department. Develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

Marketing and Creative Services Team Leadership: Leads and supervises creative team to ensure a highly collaborative environment where productivity is maximized and specific goals, budgets, priorities and quality standards are met; works closely with Marketing and Communications managing director and Vice President of Institutional Advancement.
Identity, Creative and Marketing Strategy: Develops comprehensive strategies to increase TTUHSC El Paso and TTP El Paso brand visibility and enhance the image of both entities; develops and manages brand standards/guidelines; develops visual identity positioning and strategy; analyses, evaluates and directs visual/written content of creative materials/messaging.
Campaign Development and Support: Oversees and consults on marketing and advertising campaigns; develops creative briefs for all campaigns and major projects; oversees creative team; reviews draft layout and suggest final improvements as needed; reviews final layout and suggests improvements as needed; manages advertising schedules and placement and campaign budgets for TTUHSC El Paso and TTP El Paso in coordination with schools and departments.
Project Management: Works directly with project manager; supports client communications, conflict management, job prioritization and quality improvement; maintains integrity of TTUHSC El Paso and TTP El Paso images; oversees accurate usage of TTUHSC El Paso and TTP El Paso brands, including logos, acronyms, and verbiage on printed and promotional materials; keeps projects on track with clearly defined priorities, expectations and timelines.
Design Management: Supervises designers and supports planning, prioritization and quality improvement. Social Media Management: Supervises social media editor and supports planning, prioritization and quality improvement.
Photo and Video Management: Supervises photographer and videographer and supports planning, prioritization and projects. Vendor and Contract Management: Reviews requests for contract or outsourced work; obtains bids and acts as liaison with vendors to ensure adherence to brand and quality standards; reviews and manages creative contracts and renewals.
Media Placement: Works with media buyer and purchasing department to obtain and evaluate media proposals, secure media purchases and evaluate media performance; coordinates media schedules.

Prior experience with academic creative and marketing services. Supervisor of at least five subordinates for six or more years. Experience with a six month or longer marketing campaign, including strategy, development and management. Prior brand strategy and management experience. Social media strategy experience.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications

HSC - El Paso

IA Communications and Marketing Elp

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
First line Managers


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required, master's preferred; Six years progressively responsible management experience. Additional education beyond Bachelor's may substitute for experience on a year for year basis.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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