Director for External Relations and Communications

Nebraska State College System, Lincoln, Nebraska

Date PostedMarch 02, 2018
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$50,000 to $55,000

The Nebraska State College System (NSCS) seeks a Director for External Relations and Communications.  This position is responsible for developing and implementing a system-level communications and external relations strategy consistent with the policies, mission and strategic plan of the Board of Trustees.  This position reports to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Risk Management and works closely with Chadron, Peru, and Wayne State Colleges to support enrollment efforts at each college.


  • Draft effective public communication including speeches, media releases, and advertising
  • Foster and maintain positive relationships with media and constituencies
  • Maintain the NSCS website and social medial accounts
  • Plan events and public relations activities
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive communications strategies and marketing campaigns

You will need:

  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, business, or related field
  • Ability to produce media releases and develop relationships with media organizations
  • Exceptional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capacity to work under tight time pressures and maintain a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a small team-focused environment
  • Experience using social media as a strategic brand positioning and messaging channel
  • Strong computer literacy skills 


Salary $50,000-55,000, with generous benefit package.  Additional information on the position and qualifications can be found at  Review of applications will begin on March 16, 2018, thus early application is encouraged.  Cover letter and resume should be sent to:  Angela DuVall Melton, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Risk Management, Nebraska State College System, 1327 H Street, Suite 200, Lincoln, NE  68508 or via email at The NSCS is an equal opportunity employer.

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