Assistant Director of Marketing

  • Clark College
  • Vancouver, WA, USA
Full Time Academia Communications Education Marketing

Job Description


Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time, exempt Assistant Director of Marketing. This position is responsible for marketing college programs and planning and managing the implementation of the college's integrated marketing program.
Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, creed, disabled veteran status, marital status or Vietnam-era veteran status in its programs and activities. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. Questions regarding the College's Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (360) 992-2105.

Position Responsibilities

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage complex communication and marketing projects with the Communication and Marketing team and business partners on campus and off to reach project goals.
  • Oversee and maintain department's project-management software and other project-management tools
  • Manage relationships with vendors and salespeople.
  • Serve as liaison between clients and creative team
  • Support the development of printed and electronic publications, ads, graphics and other materials in support of college marketing and promotional efforts. Support the development of news releases related to marketing and recruitment.
  • Develop and implement strategic messages, promotional materials, and audience specific communication for the college.
  • Coordinate, implement, and maintain branding and identity for the college.
  • Provide leadership and support to college departments in specialized promotional efforts through research, marketing and recruitment activities and events.
  • Coordinate and promote special events and activities sponsored by the college.
  • Develop internal communications practices, policies, and processes.
  • Create communication vehicles and processes to keep internal and external stakeholder groups apprised of college issues and activities.
  • Create a safe, bias-free working environment, which engenders respect for differences.
  • Provide leadership in accordance with the Core themes and objectivies established by the college to achieve mission fulfillment.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  • Three years of experience in marketing and communication.
  • Experience with project management.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Experience creating marketing plans.
  • Experience working with clients and/or customers.
  • Experience as part of a brand creation team.
  • Experience using analytics to support marketing objectives.
  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on non-profit, government agency, or higher education branding or marketing plans.
  • Experience in a specific project management discipline or disciplines.


Supplemental Information

Salary Statement:  $54,892 annually
Benefits include vacation/ sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver.
Required Online Application Materials:

  • Clark College Online Application
  • Letter of application describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
  • Current résumé
  • Unofficial copy of all transcripts/certifications uploaded with online application or delivered to the Human Resources office in person or by fax (360-992-2873).

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.
Application Deadline: 
Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., April 27, 2018.
Condition of employment:
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts.
Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360)992-2105 or by video phone at (360)991-0901.
The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on the campus, and crime statistics for the most recent 4-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133.  The most recent Annual Security Report can be viewed here:
If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.
Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.
Clark College Human Resources
April 6, 2018

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree