Assistant Director of CE Marketing

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College   Baton Rouge, LA   Full-time     Education
Posted on January 26, 2024
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The LSU Online Continuing Education Assistant Director of CE Marketing reports to the Executive Director of Marketing of LSU Online & Continuing Education. This position plays a lead role in directing and executing the marketing activities for LSU OCE specific to Continuing Education and owns the responsibility of ensuring strong, quality lead generation and lead nurturing to meet enrollment and retention goals within annual budget guidelines. This position will require high collaboration with the Program Development and Recruitment & Retention teams to contribute to meeting enrollment goals for the CE portfolio and the continued success of Community Programs.


Job Responsibilities:

Full oversight, management, and implementation of OCE marketing strategies to enhance lead generation efforts that contribute to portfolio enrollment goals. 30%


Collaborate with Digital Strategy team members on marketing automation for lead nurturing and database marketing initiatives to drive recruitment and retention results, including e-mail segmentation and messaging, texting outreach, creation/execution of webinars, etc. 25%


Execute standard data analytics and report standards; lead marketing team in ongoing training to ensure shared understanding, optimization and ROI. Analyze trends and adjust based on performance results.  Report results internally and with program teams on a bi-monthly basis for basic data, and each term for a more strategic update. 25%


Lead public relations channel across the full OCE portfolio: Manage the public relations relationships, outreach, and functions for the OCE team and full portfolio of options to help create a thorough and consistent channel for ongoing publicity nationally. 10%


Research trends on performance metrics, competition, higher education space.  Make recommendations for new tests / initiatives to preserve competitive advantage. 5%


Works collaboratively with the Office of Communications and University Relations and adheres to the standards set therein. Other duties as assigned. 5%


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree with 3 years of marketing experience

Specific Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited university. 3 years of marketing experience, including digital marketing knowledge. 


Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree with 5-7 years of experience

Specific Experience: Preference to candidates with higher education experience. Position demands an individual who will thrive under pressure and who is comfortable with consistently changing and demanding priorities.  Experience with a CMS system, Pardot, Salesforce, texting platforms, Excel, project management software & Google.


Additional Requirements:

Operational Essential Personnel: This position may be asked to continue work operations during an official closure, but not required to report to the physical campus during a closure per FASOP HR-01. 

Additional Information: Due to the nature of the position and/or responsibilities, in times of emergencies and/or University closures, this position is considered essential to the operations of LSU Online. It may be required to assist the Office of Communications and University Relations on necessary communications matters in times of crisis, including potentially working in LSUs Emergency Operations Center during those times. 


Additional Job Description:



Special Instructions:

Please provide a cover letter, resume, (3) professional references, and transcripts. Official transcripts are required prior to hire.

For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact Christina Bourg at



Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Remote Work - Positions approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.


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LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and SAME Agency:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. LSU is also designated as a State As a Model Employer (SAME) agency and provides assistance to persons needing accommodations or with the accessibility of materials. For those seeking such accommodations or assistance related to this search, we encourage you to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (


HCM Contact Information:

For questions or concerns related to updating your application with attachments (e.g., resumes, RS:17 documents), date of birth, or reactivating applications, please contact the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or email  For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact the department using the information provided in the Special Instructions section of this job posting.