Executive Director of Marketing and Communications

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Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis invites nominations and applications for Executive Director of Marketing and Communications, a cabinet-level position.


Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering associate degree and short-term certificate programs, and trainings that align to the needs of the community. The College also offers courses and associate degree programs that seamlessly transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor’s degree.

Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis is the largest of the Ivy Tech campuses, with more than 800 employees serving over 30,000 students per year in Marion, Boone, and Hendricks Counties. The Marketing and Communications Department is an integral part of the Chancellor’s Office at the Indianapolis Campus.


The Executive Director of Marketing and Communications (EDMC) provides overall leadership for institutional communications, marketing, and public relations and is responsible for implementing an integrated communications strategy of internal and external communications that support the institution and strengthen the image of the college. The EDMC also provides advice to the Chancellor on marketing, communications, public relations and related matters. The Executive Director will hold a master’s degree and will have 5 years work experience, ideally including experience in education. For additional information about this opportunity, please review the position profile, which includes a full list of required and desired characteristics within the leadership agenda, by clicking on “Download Profile” at the top of this announcement or by going to the “Open Searches” tab at  www.academicsearch.org.


Application and Nomination Procedure 

The EDMC search is being assisted by Academic Search. To arrange a confidential conversation about this position, please contact the senior consultant facilitating the search, Dr. Shirley Robinson Pippins, at Shirley.Pippins@academicsearch.org or consultant Krista Johns, at Krista.Johns@academicsearch.org

The position is open until filled, but only applications received on or before June 20, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time can be assured full consideration. 


Application materials should include a cover letter (no more than three pages) addressing the leadership agenda and qualifications/ characteristics listed in the position profile, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for five professional references. References will not be contacted without first notifying and receiving permission from candidates. Nominations and application materials should be sent to: IvyTechCCEC@academicsearch.org


Ivy Tech Community College is an accredited, equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran status. As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Ivy Tech Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions. Questions specific to Title IX may be referred to the College's Title IX Coordinator or to the US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights.