Communications Manager

Communications Manager

Digital Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA)

NC State Continuing and Lifelong Education (NCSCaLE)

NC State University

Raleigh, NC


The Communications Manager offers strategic leadership and guidance for communications within both DELTA and NCSCaLE divisions. Collaborating with the Senior Management Teams (SMT), unit directors, and the Marketing and Communications (MarComm) team, this position will formulate, execute, and support an integrated public relations, communications, social media, branding, and marketing program to help carry out the strategic goals of both divisions. The role extends to being a co-owner of DELTA’s websites and designated NCSCaLE websites, handling publications, and electronic media, and contributing to environmental branding, media relations, and website content. This position also functions as a representative for DELTA and NCSCaLE in various working committees across the university and consistently engages with colleagues and their communication channels to advocate for the services provided by DELTA and NCSCaLE.


Primary Duties include:


  • Creates, maintains and facilitates a strategic communications plan for both DELTA and NCSCaLE.
  • Offers strategic leadership and guidance for various DELTA and NCSCaLE websites concerning branding, content analysis, development, and analytics-based enhancements and improvements.
  • Actively uses online project management and proofing software to aid with team communication and collaboration and to maintain documentation of efforts for continuity and assessment purposes.
  • Provides written content for communications initiatives within DELTA and NCSCaLE, collaborating closely with DELTA colleagues in various roles such as multimedia specialists, web developers, faculty and student contact points, program coordinators, and trainers.
  • Actively promotes both divisions by writing articles, leading the creation of both divisions’ annual reports and yearly fact sheets, bulletins, newsletters and presentations that communicate the contributions of DELTA and NCSCaLE to the university community
  • Proactively researches and keeps abreast of trends, research and opportunities in the higher education communication landscape. This includes but is not limited to digital writing, content development techniques, web communication, social networking, and communication analytics.
  • Manages the DELTA News (faculty-facing) website by leading and directing research and writing efforts including content management, editorial support and administrative responsibilities.


Why join our team at NC State?


NC State is a great place to work, recognized by Forbes as a Top 10 Employer in North Carolina. We began as a land-grant institution grounded in agriculture and engineering. Today, we’re a leading public research university that excels across disciplines. NC State is a powerhouse in science, technology, engineering and math. We lead in agriculture, education, textiles, business and natural resources. We’re at the forefront of teaching and research in design, the humanities and the social sciences. And we’re home to one of the planet’s best colleges of veterinary medicine. Our 9,000 faculty and staff are world leaders in their fields, bridging the divides between academic disciplines and training high-caliber students to meet tomorrow’s challenges. Together, they forge powerful partnerships with government, industry, nonprofits and academia to remake our world for the better.


Within NC State, DELTA and NCSCaLE’s culture is special: a collaborative environment of experienced, knowledgeable, and devoted employees. We believe in transparency within the organization, and our teams care about one another. Furthermore, we appreciate and recognize the contributions of our employees and teams. The creative talent chosen for this position will join and contribute to a robust group of creative professionals that innovate, create and implement new technologies and design in course development, marketing and communications.

Within both divisions, the MarComm team is excited to revitalize ourselves and our program, to continue to lead the way in professional development and online education. Most importantly, the successful candidate will have an opportunity to foster a culture of motivation, achievement and growth.


Learn more about DELTA and NCSCaLE, including our Vision, Mission, and Values.


To Apply:

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If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at or call 919-515-2135. For individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.