To lead the implementation and continuing development of its enterprise strategic plan, the Ohio State University created a University Strategy Management Office to serve the University and its broad constituents, this new Strategy Management Office will work closely with leaders in all university units, including the medical center and health sciences, and disciplines to manage, measure and further ensure progress on Ohio State's enterprise strategic plan. We strive to position Ohio State as a model for strategy innovation, development and execution. Reporting to the Chief Strategy Officer of the Ohio State University, the Senior Director for Strategic Communications will have the primary responsibility developing and implementing strategic internal and external communication plans that inform and engage employees with consistent messaging.
A bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing or other related discipline, and eight to ten years of related experience managing and delivering communications activities, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in a research-oriented institution of higher education preferred. Prior experience in strategic communications desired. Health care experience helpful. The ability to meet tight deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously, while managing competing priorities; excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; demonstrated collaborative approach with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community; demonstrated ability to apply knowledge, best practices, policies and procedures to specific communications and marketing plans and activities; ability to plan, develop, direct, implement and evaluate strategic communication plans, programs and activities applicable to a research-centered institution of higher education.
Internal Number: 445614
About The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Part of one of the most comprehensive health sciences campuses in the country, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center includes the College of Medicine and its School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences; the Office of Health Sciences, including the OSU Physicians, Inc. and the OSU Faculty Group Practice; various research centers, programs and institutes; The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute; and the Ohio State Health System, which includes University Hospital, University Hospital East, Ohio State Harding Hospital, the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital, the Ohio State Brain and Spine Hospital, the Ohio State Primary Care Network, CarePoint multispecialty outpatient facilities and Ohio State Walk-in Care Upper Arlington.
In 2016, U.S. News & World Report named Ohio State Wexner Medical Center to its list of “America’s Best Hospitals,” based on quality, outcomes and reputation, for the 24th consecutive year. In addition, the College of Medicine ranked 33rd among medical schools in the 2017 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” according to U.S. News.