Marketing & Outreach Coordinator - University Housing (505544)

  • California Polytechnic State University
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Community Relations or PR and Marketing Housing Human and Social Services

Job Description


Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director, Outreach & Communications the Marketing Coordinator develops creative marketing, branding, and communications campaigns; plans and executes events; oversees the Housing tour program; supports the customer service operation for Housing's front desks; provides logistical, administrative, and clerical assistance;
and completes research and budgeting tasks.

Department Summary

University Housing is a department within Student Affairs that provides an enhanced and quality campus experience for students living on campus. We strive for excellence in our administrative operations, our facilities, student learning, and community building. There is a strong departmental commitment to excellence, equity, inclusion, teamwork, and professionalism.

Key Qualifications

Exceptional communication skills including strong public speaking; ability to effectively communicate information in a clear manner, both verbally and in writing.

Strong storytelling and journalistic writing skills, as well as advanced editorial skills.

Demonstrated ability to keep abreast of campus events and subject matter expertise in relation to current events.

Knowledge of interview techniques and the ability to define and deliver messages; ability to interview, research and write compelling stories for web and print publication.

Working knowledge of marketing and public relations practices and principles. Thorough knowledge of web communication techniques, vehicles and formats and the ability to effectively use web technology to achieve communication goals.

Education and Experience

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university and three years of progressively responsible experience in marketing and public relations, or a related field. A graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.


Anticipated Hiring Range: $48,000 - $66,000 annually

Classification Range: $42,180 - $76,296 annually

Cal Poly

Known for its Learn by Doing pedagogy, Cal Poly is the flagship of the world-renowned California State University system. Annually recognized as one of the top public universities in the nation, Cal Poly continues to offer an academic curriculum based on learned experience gained through real-world practice. Located in San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly is nestled comfortably among the coastal foothills, minutes from the Pacific Ocean and equidistant to the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Poly is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Supplemental Information

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Luis Obispo, California 93405 United States View Map