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Communications Coordinator
Category:  Public Relations
Type:  Full-Time
Salary Range:  -
Zip Code: 
Posted:  06/03/2021
Highest Education:  Minimum Education College
Degree title: 
Experience:  Minimum Experience
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Job Status
Start Publishing:  06/03/2021
Stop Publishing:  06/25/2021
The University of Oklahoma

OU Office of Enrollment Management Communications (EMCOMM) works to bring in the next generation of Sooners. Our team operates from Norman as well as across the state, nation and world. We provide support to incoming domestic and international freshman and transfer students as they navigate the college application and decision process. Additionally, we partner with parents, counselors, and communities in providing resources to students interested in higher education. Our goal is to build a vibrant, inclusive community on campus by recruiting students with diverse backgrounds, educational experiences, and involvement. We’re currently looking for a new team member for our Enrollment Management Communications & Marketing team.

We need someone who exhibits:

Integrity: Accountability for doing the right thing by exercising good judgment and honesty. Ability to create a safe environment for students and families and team members, including having emotional intelligence and self-awareness. Transparency and thoughtfulness in communication.

Care: Prioritization of creating the best experience possible for each person we encounter and at every step of the student experience. Providing service to others by being friendly, approachable and inclusive. Commitment to collaboration and to being a team player with a positive attitude. Inclusivity, which is the ability to work with a diverse group of people and having the ability to relate and be relatable to all those we serve.

Intentionality: Strong work ethic and contribution to the excellence of the Division of Enrollment Management, OAR and OU; self-motivation. Consistency in meeting deadlines and responding in a timely manner.

Innovation: Possession of a natural curiosity to learn and a continual pursuit of personal and professional growth in the field of college enrollment management. A focus on innovation, displaying an understanding of positive change and possessing a strong analytic ability. Efficiency by researching best practices, making creativity a priority.

As part of the Enrollment Management Communications & Marketing team, the Communications Coordinator supports all communications efforts, tasked with crafting messages for internal and external audiences and managing communication projects for the Division of Enrollment Management. In addition, the Communications Coordinator provides assistance with marketing, event communication, intermediate computer programing, query building, tour presentations, CRM functions, publication development, and digital communications. This position is responsible for creating content for both prospective and returning students and their families at OU. This includes important information for the Office of Admissions & Recruitment, Financial Aid Services, the Student Financial Center, the Office of the Registrar, Scholarship Office, and the MidFirst Bank MoneyCoach Program.

  •  Helps develop and implement internal and external communications such as newsletters, email content, admission letters, scholarship notices, news releases, announcements, and marketing publications.
  • Develops and maintains external and internal portals within the Division.
  • Is responsible for all event communication.
  • Builds and schedules emails within the Division’s CRM. Slate technical experience is preferred.
  • Supports OU colleges, departments, programs, and administrative offices with the creation and editing of content, including feature stories, profiles, website content, etc.
  •  Assists with content creation and online posting to the OU website and social media channels. CMS technical experience is preferred.
  • Performs research, analyze data, and assist with development and implementation of strategic initiatives for the Division’s communications, marketing, and media efforts.
  • Website development and design
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Required Education: Bachelor Degree or equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND:

  • 0-24 months communications experience
Preferred Skills
  • Strong organizational skills a must, and detail oriented
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Must meet deadlines
  • Strong interviewing skills, effective oral and written communication
  • Creative
  • Independently learns appropriate techniques to apply and adapt new ideas in related, different, or changing situations
  • Demonstrated decision-making skills; Ability to work as part of a team
  • Research and computer skills; intermediate computer programing and coding
  • Ability to take initiative and take on new projects