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Admission Communication Coordinator

Date Opened: 9-10-2013
Closing Date: when filled

Southwestern University invites applications for the position of Admission Communication Coordinator.  This position involves conceptualizing, designing and developing/producing various forms of admission-related communication. This is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits which reports to the Director of Admission Communication within the Enrollment Services department.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: work and collaborate with the Admission Communication team; conceptualize, design and produce a variety of communications including web and print; assist with communication planning; coordinate project specific photography; staff for admission-related events; work with various third-party resources, including designers, developers, photographers, videographers and vendors and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include, but are not limited to: Bachelor’s degree in design, communication, or related field; one year of experience in a related field; thorough understanding of design elements and principles, including typography; proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Dreamweaver (HTML and CSS); demonstrated leadership skills; strong work ethic; understanding and commitment to a liberal arts education, including the ability to relate to a liberal arts faculty; possess excellent interaction and communication skills (verbal and written); have knowledge, understanding, and acceptance of cultural differences and the diversity within the campus and community.

Southwestern University offers competitive salary and benefits including health, dental, life, long term disability, retirement, 15-paid holidays, three-weeks vacation, sick leave, tuition assistance, access to athletic facilities, free parking and discounted meal rates.  Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education.  Southwestern University is deeply committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and especially encourages applications from members of groups traditionally under-represented in academia.  For information concerning the University, visit our Web site at

Interested persons must submit a letter of interest, resume, the names, and phone numbers of three professional references, three professional work samples, and salary history and expectation to:  Admission Communication Coordinator, Job #556, Southwestern University, Office of Human Resources, P.O. Box 770, Georgetown, TX, 78627-0770, or fax to 512-863-1880, or email to

Resumes will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Only application packets which include all requested information listed above will be considered. Please no third party submissions. Southwestern University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EOE/M/F.

Posted September 10, 2013.