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Executive Director of University Communications and Marketing

Company: The University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Description:  The Executive Director of University Communications and Marketing reports to the Vice Chancellor for Advancement. The Executive Director plays a crucial role in advancing the University’s public image consistent with its mission and strategic directions and serves as the university spokesperson for events of public interest.  The position provides administrative direction, supervision and coordination for the university’s overall communication, integrated marketing, promotional and public relations strategies that support academic programs, student recruitment, athletics, advancement and special institutional projects and events. The Executive Director supervises the personnel and heads the Communications and Marketing Division whose responsibilities include designing and updating the university’s website and social media, interacting with the media, managing public relations issues, creating university publications and press releases, developing and designing institutional marketing efforts, and establishing a long-term branding and marketing strategy to ensure the growth and success of the University.

Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree preferred.  Preference for degrees in Marketing, Advertising, Mass Communications or closely related fields.  A minimum of five years marketing experience with proven success in corporate or higher education branding or product marketing is required.

Demonstrated experience in the creation and production of print and electronic media, as well as developing marketing campaigns, including research, publicity, promotions, materials production etc. is required. Experience in the oversight of licensing of university trademarks is preferred. Strong interpersonal and human relations skills along with effective resource management skills and proficiency in written and oral communications are essential.

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Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Company: Stillman College

Description: RPA Inc. is proud to partner with Stillman College as it seeks applications and nominations for an individual to become the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.  The new Vice President will join a seasoned cabinet and President, and will lead the advancement office to the next level of fundraising success.   A dedicated and committed staff seeks leadership to strengthen all fundraising programs and expand the network of prospects who will provide support to the College.

Stillman is a coeducational, historically black liberal arts college located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. There are plenty of reasons to give to this wonderful institution, which has a strong and highly credentialed faculty, and puts the needs of its students first. The College, located on 105 acres, enrolls 1,000 students, and offers 15 major areas of study.   The campus is extraordinarily beautiful, with old and new buildings that blend with a supportive environment of teaching and learning.

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To apply, make a nomination, or schedule a confidential discussion, please send an email to:, or call Kate Nolde, Associate Vice President at RPA Inc. at 800-992-9277, or Jim Barnes, Senior Consultant, at 865-657-9124.

Business and Economic Development Director

Company: Fayetteville State University-School of Business and Economics

Description: The School of Business and Economics is committed to fulfilling its role as an economic development resource to the community/region. We are currently seeking a visionary director to lead economic development efforts and manage a business incubator.

This position is responsible for management of an existing business incubator.  Our leadership would like this facility to be sustainable and to expand the scope of its services to businesses.  This person will report to the Dean of the School of Business as well as the board of the FSU Development Corporation.  He/she will be working with the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBDTC), the North Carolina Institute for Minority Economic Development (NCIMED), and the University to better develop the incubator as a resource to this community.  In addition, the person will need to have or develop a connection to the Murchison Road Corridor community, as the FSUDC and the University has identified this area as a priority for community engagement resources.