Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T), one of the nation’s leading STEM-focused research universities, seeks a Vice Chancellor of Marketing and Communications to lead the university’s marketing efforts to elevate the reputation and visibility of S&T regionally, nationally and beyond.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the Vice Chancellor is a strategic leader at the university level. The Vice Chancellor serves on the Chancellor’s leadership cabinet and is responsible for developing all marketing and communication strategies for external constituencies as well as internal communication strategies that support a cohesive and well-informed university community. The Vice Chancellor also serves as the university’s chief spokesperson and principal liaison with the news media and manages all communication aspects of crisis and issues management.

Marketing and communications initiatives under the direction of the Vice Chancellor include brand awareness and ad campaigns, media relations, university publications, interactive and digital marketing, social media, video production, photography, and implementation of market research and market segmentation strategies. With seven direct reports, the Vice Chancellor will manage a diverse, talented staff of 28 to ensure successful execution of those efforts.

The Vice Chancellor will lead the continued rollout of a new brand platform, Solving for Tomorrow. The platform builds on S&T’s traditional strengths in STEM with a greater emphasis on multidisciplinary learning, intentional collaboration and developing an entrepreneurial mindset among all students.

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Apply or Nominate

To apply, please submit a letter of application and resume to hrrecruit@mst.edu

  • All applications received by January 17, 2023, will receive full consideration.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
  • Professional references will be contacted later in the process prior to any hiring decision. The university will not contact references without prior candidate authorization.

Search committee composition

Name Committee Role
Alysha O’Neil
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations
Bridgette Betz
Director, Student Financial Assistance
Linda Bramel
Executive Assistant, Kummer College of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development Dean’s Office
Dr. Joel Burken
Curators’ Distinguished Professor & Chair of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering
Dr. Tim Faley
Associate Vice Chancellor of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Commercialization
Megan Fowler
Executive Assistant, College of Arts, Sciences, and Education
Dr. Edna Grover-Bisker
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs
Dr. Chris Ramsay
Assistant Vice Provost for Student Design & Experiential Learning; President – Miner Alumni Association
Dr. Nicole A. Roberson
Vice Chancellor of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion & Chief Diversity Officer
Tory Verkamp
Interim Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
Andrew Crain
Lead Recruitment Consultant, Missouri S&T
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