Assistant Director of Communications – SUNY Cortland

September 22, 2016

SUNY Cortland is seeking applications for the position of assistant director of communications. The successful candidate will serve as both the college’s chief strategist, creator and coordinator of social media, and as an insightful researcher and writer of news releases and stories for a variety of SUNY Cortland purposes. The successful candidate will monitor and manage social media communications; contribute to marketing and promotional efforts; assist with emergency communications and help develop new projects and initiatives.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree and two years’ relevant FT professional work experience (Including internship experience); excellent interpersonal communications skills; superb writing and researching ability; experience in editing copy and images, communicating through social media; excellent organizational skills; ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities; strong attention to detail; ability to meet deadlines.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Three to five years’ relevant work experience; experience shooting and editing video.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: For a detailed job description or to apply online go to: A cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three professional references will be required.  Preference will be given to applications received by October 12, 2016.

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.