Thomas Edison State University provides flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning opportunities for self-directed adults. One of New Jersey’s senior public institutions of higher education, the University offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 100 areas of study. Students earn degrees through a wide variety of rigorous and high-quality academic methods that can be customized to meet their individual needs. Identified by The New York Times as “the college that paved the way for flexibility,” Thomas Edison State University is a national leader in the assessment of adult learning and a pioneer in the use of educational technologies. The work environment is dynamic, innovative and fast paced.
Under the supervision of the Associate Vice President for University Marketing and Recruitment, the Director of Digital Advertising and Data Analytics is responsible for planning, budgeting, executing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on paid advertising initiatives related to heightening awareness of the University and generating enrollment in furtherance of its strategic objectives. This individual is directly responsible for oversight of paid advertising in digital and online media channels and works in conjunction with the Director of Integrated Advertising, who focuses on paid advertising via traditional channels.
The Director of Digital Advertising and Data Analytics is also a liaison between the Marketing Department and University clients, collaborating with all academic and administrative units to identify and support their digital advertising needs. This person also is the primary contact at the University for its digital media agency, which assists in planning and placement of digital advertising and provides ongoing assessment of advertising campaign performance against institutional objectives and goals.
Other duties and responsibilities (include but are not limited to): Digital marketing and advertising, digital media research, strategic and tactical planning and execution, organic search and SEM, campaign tracking and management, detailed and ongoing data collection and analysis, developing and presenting regular reports, making recommendations based on assessment of performance, vendor relations and management, market forecasting, campaign testing, budget and financial management, development of creative assets, trafficking digital creative, recordkeeping and similar administrative functions, supervisory functions, client relations, and staying abreast of paid digital media best practices and trends.
Additional responsibilities of the Director of Digital Advertising and Data Analytics include select administrative and operational functions of the Marketing Department as a business unit of the University, including but not limited to preparing and maintaining calendars, schedules and budgets for digital advertising campaigns; soliciting quotations and accepting competitive bids from approved media outlets; generating requisitions and initiating purchase orders; processing invoices; preparing status reports and staying alert for risks and resolving issues as they arise. This person also will identify new vendors as needed and secure institutional approval for their engagement as required.
Education: Graduation from an accredited university with a bachelor's degree supplemented by a master's degree in a field related to the area of assignment or equivalence as determined by the appointing authority.
Experience: Three years of professional experience as a faculty member in an institution of higher education or an administrator in education, higher education or other field, that is directly related to the functions of the positions to be filled or equivalence as determined by the appointing authority.
Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute the indicated experience on a year for year basis (30 credit hours is considered one year of college).
A Doctor of Philosophy degree or a Doctor of Education degree may be substituted for the two years of the indicated experience.
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Thomas Edison State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
About Thomas Edison State University
Thomas Edison State College was established by the State of New Jersey and chartered by the New Jersey Board of Higher Education in 1972. The College was founded for the purpose of providing diverse and alternative methods of achieving a collegiate education of the highest quality for mature adults.