Communications, Marketing Coordinator and Campus Liaison

State University of New York - System   Albany, NY   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on April 26, 2024
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Communications, Marketing Coordinator and Campus Liaison

About The State University of New York :

The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States, and more than 95 percent of all New Yorkers live within 30 miles of any one of SUNY's 64 colleges and universities. Across the system, SUNY has four academic health centers, five hospitals, four medical schools, two dental schools, a law school, the state's only college of optometry, and manages one US Department of Energy National Laboratory. In total, SUNY serves about 1.4 million students amongst its entire portfolio of credit- and non-credit-bearing courses and programs, continuing education, and community outreach programs. SUNY oversees nearly a quarter of academic research in New York. Research expenditures system-wide are nearly $1.1 billion in fiscal year 2022, including significant contributions from students and faculty. There are more than three million SUNY alumni worldwide, and one in three New Yorkers with a college degree is a SUNY alum. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunities, visit

Job Description:

The State University of New York System Administration's Office of Opportunity Programs is seeking a Communications, Marketing Coordinator and Campus Liaison. The candidate will provide guidance and support for day-to-day operations, enrollment/admissions planning, summer programs and fiscal guidance to Equal Opportunity Programs (EOP) at SUNY's Comprehensive Colleges. In addition, the successful candidate will provide strategic guidance and project management for marketing and social media initiatives for the program, write draft external and internal communications about EOP as well as aid in developing advocacy plans.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as a liaison to EOP directors, supervisors, and campus staff at SUNY Comprehensive Colleges to strengthen and develop programs, services and activities that promote access, completion, and success for EOP students;
  • Assist with fiscal management, enrollment management, and interpretation of EOP guidelines to EOP Directors and staff at SUNY Comprehensive Colleges;
  • Direct initiatives related to special projects and day-to-day operations within the Office of Opportunity Programs;
  • Provide strategic guidance and execute all marketing materials for the Educational Opportunity Program;
  • Provide strategic planning and calendaring for social media and marketing needs for the Educational Opportunity Program;
  • Write internal and external communication about EOP for a variety of opportunities.
  • The incumbent may occasionally be required to work evenings or weekends and may occasionally be required to travel.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education Administration or a related field
  • Five years of experience in the provision of education, training, or other services to disadvantaged, at risk or underrepresented populations
  • Exceptional writing, editing and verbal communications
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and web content
  • Experience with developing social media plans
  • Marketing experience with proven results
  • Experience with web design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in higher education and the implementation of programs, policies, and procedures
  • Master's Degree in Education Administration or a related field

Additional Information:

Salary is dependent on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, experience, education, training, and certifications. The range for this position is $73,000-$84,000.

Excellent Benefit Package!!!

  • SUNY benefits include: NYS health insurance, free dental and vision coverage, competitive retirement options, tuition assistance, 12 weeks of parental leave at full pay.
  • Generous amount of time off: 13 days of paid holidays per year; 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick time accrued for the first year of employment. Then increases thereafter. Please see our UUP benefits summary for additional information.

This position is part of the United University Professions Union. The state title and salary level is: Senior Staff Assistant, SL3.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates are invited to apply online at;jsessionid=4A130F453985A0D6E44E4AB7598B0E04?JOBID=174169. Please submit a cover letter, resume and four professional references when applying. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

State University of New York System Administration is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, or retaliation.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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