The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) seeks an experienced, strategic communications professional to lead a small communications team and envision and organize the overall communications strategy of the organization. Reporting to the President, this position will work collaboratively with senior leadership of each department to develop and implement communication strategies to add positive value to the brand of Christian higher education and the organization, broaden the impact of CCCU’s programs, and oversee organizational messaging and constituent services.
A successful candidate must have a strong faith commitment and appreciation of Christian mission. The individual must be able to effectively work with a diverse membership constituency, have exceptional interpersonal skills especially in relation to building and maintaining media contacts, strong written and oral communication skills, and be an effective team leader. Candidate should be excellent at project management and experience managing a department budget. Policy and or Christian higher education experience a plus.
COVID-19 and Work Note: The CCCU DC Headquarters is open 5 days a week. Staff can work up to 2 days remotely with approval of their supervisor. Candidates must be able to work and lead effectively in both an in-person and virtual environment.
CCCU employees are required to adhere and agree to follow certain guidelines and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy environment. Candidates must understand the nuances of the vaccination debate. Vaccinations are not mandated at the CCCU but strongly encouraged.