Director of Crisis Communications and Issues Management
Tulane University New Orleans, LA Full-time Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on January 26, 2024
The Director of Crisis Communications and Issues Management is responsible for protecting and enhancing Tulane University’s reputation as a leading academic research university through the development of both reactive and proactive communications strategies and tactics. This role will develop communications plans, draft messaging and statements, provide strategic communications counsel, and drive the university’s issues management protocols and responses. The Director will ensure a centralized and coordinated approach to issues management and will develop and maintain appropriate internal workflows, decision-making structures and monitoring and reporting systems. The successful candidate must be a self-starter, highly organized, detail-oriented, and possess sound judgment and discretion. Moreover, you must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and be a collaborative team player working closely with the Tulane University Police Department, the General Counsel’s Office, Student Affairs, the Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response and various other members of the university community.