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Director of Marketing & Communications
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 05/18/2022
Admin-Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details
Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Director of Marketing & Communications
Job Category Staff & Executive
Department Sch of Law-Cmd, Dean's Office
Two schools, each with distinctive strengths, have come together to create one law school with extraordinary opportunities for learning experiences and career growth.
Rutgers Law School—with locations in Camden and Newark—offers a world-class faculty; a curriculum of exceptional breadth and depth in theory, practice, and interdisciplinary studies; a geographic presence that spans one of the nation’s 10 largest legal markets (New Jersey) while also offering immediate access to two of the five largest markets (New York City and Philadelphia); an alumni network with over 20,000 members; and a strong tradition of diversity and social impact.
As the law school for a top public university, Rutgers Law School is committed to the highest standards of teaching, scholarship, and service to its host communities, the state of New Jersey, and the nation.
Posting Summary
This position develops and implements marketing and communications strategies for Rutgers Law School across multiple platforms — including, but not limited to, external media, institutional website, social media, and collateral print marketing materials — while adhering to university brand and editorial standards. The position also is charged with maintaining compliance with ABA website standards. The position provides public relations counsel to academic and administrative leadership and serves as point person for communications matters related to Rutgers Law School. The position has the authority to hire vendors for print, video, photography, and design purposes within the guidelines of the university’s procurement policies and with budget authorization from Law School leadership (or designee). The position has the authority to represent Rutgers Law School to external audiences and to make judgments on the delivery of that representation in manners that are consonant with the Law School’s priorities. The position will also coordinate and collaborate with relevant administrators in the Camden and Newark Chancellors’ offices and University Relations.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 07
Position Salary Salary will commensurate with experience
Annual Minimum Salary 81752.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 103477.000
Annual Maximum Salary 125202.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Admin Assembly (MPSC)
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35 , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption.  Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility .  Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine .  Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and understanding, as appropriate, of public relations, promotions, marketing, writing, editing, communications, and project management. Must have a minimum of ten years of relevant experience in public relations or related functions.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The successful applicant must have a proven track record of managing social media for a leading brand and executing successful social media campaigns for large institutions that drive impact; experience with marketing automation tools and CRMs, such as Salesforce, Hubspot, Pardot, or Marketo; experience with social media management and reporting tools, like Sprout Social, Buffer, or Sprinklr; experience with graphic design, including tools like Canva and Adobe Creative Cloud, and email design; and a demonstrated familiarity with content strategy and HTML/CSS
Completes work independently and collaboratively, with broadly defined work objectives and limited review of overall results. Performs professional work that requires specialized and general knowledge of one or more fields of public relations and marketing. Engages institutional leaders and must be able to build and manage consensus for strategic communications. Monitors ABA website standards and ensures compliance with them. Possesses excellent computer skills; excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; and ability to deal with a variety of situations with discretion and confidentiality. Manages partnerships with external constituents to develop events and programs. Available to work occasional evening and weekend hours in addition to the standard workweek.
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 22ST1590
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-Camden
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Camden
Location Details
Camden, NJ 08102

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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