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Marketing Coordinator

University/Agency Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification Marketing Associate
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Posting Duration 6/10/2021 - 6/24/2021
Probationary Period 12 months

Job Description

The Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality (EMDH) is one of 13 departments within the Division of Student Affairs. It provides the campus community and guests with high-quality, efficient, and innovative event services and dining options in a variety of settings dedicated to accentuating and enhancing the campus experience in a diverse community.

Whether it's to find a place to study, gather with friends, enjoy a bite to eat, or plan a large event, the Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality takes great pride in providing welcoming and inclusive spaces, high-quality food services, and experienced and professional staff who care about making every experience individualized and extraordinary. It is our philosophy to recruit, inspire, and retain talented team members, promote wellness, and foster their development. It is our goal to promote a more fully diverse and inclusive campus community.

The Marketing Coordinator provides leadership and direction for all Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality marketing efforts and coordinates all marketing programs. The Marketing Coordinator will continuously evaluate marketing methods, campaigns, events, and technology to determine how current trends relate to the department, the Division of Student Affairs, and Illinois State University's overall goals and mission.

This position will be responsible for creating and executing strategic marketing plans compliant with University standards. It is essential that this position work closely and effectively with all marketing professionals within the Division of Student Affairs and the University whenever necessary and appropriate in order to accomplish the marketing goals of the department, the division, and the University.


Required Qualifications
1. Bachelor's or equivalent degree in marketing, public relations, business, or related field.
2. Minimum of three years of professional marketing, public relations, business, or communications experience.
3. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement marketing and communication plans, including media relations and communications, website development, social media, and print production.
4. Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, general knowledge of website software, along with a general knowledge of graphic design standards for print and media.

Desired Qualifications
1. Master's degree.
2. Supervisory experience.
3. Thorough understanding of Bone Student Center and Dining Programs.


Pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package


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Contact Information

University/Agency Illinois State University
Department/College Human Resources
Contact Breanna Crippen
Phone Number (309) 438-8311
Comments For full consideration, the application and all supplemental information must be submitted on-line. Please complete the entire employment application including the education and work history background. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered.

The employment application NOT the resume/cover letter, will be reviewed to determine if applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed.

Required documents include a cover letter, resume and a reference list of three professional references including name/title/contact information (phone number and email). You must attach the required documents at the time of application.

The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview. The active register for this classification will be voided when the position is filled.

Copies of transcripts (may be unofficial) must be submitted by deadline date in order to receive full consideration for this position. Transcripts may be submitted on-line or to the options listed below.

In order to be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, appropriate military service documentation such as a DD-214 may be faxed, mailed, or delivered to Human Resources prior to the closing of the posting in order to receive the maximum eligible points:

Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Breanna Crippen
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300