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Assistant Director, Communiversity, Hybrid

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


About Communiversity

Communiversity is part of the University of Cincinnati’s commitment to continued learning and enrichment for adults of all ages. Classes are held in-person on weekday evenings and weekends, online, and in venues around Cincinnati, tailored with the adult learner in mind. Taught by UC educators, experts, and artisans from the Cincinnati area, they bring the passion for their topics to the classroom, offering you endless opportunities to develop, grow, and learn something new!

Job Overview

Communiversity is seeking to hire a new Assistant Director to provide leadership and general oversite. As the Assistant Director, you will plan, design, evaluate, modify and coordinate programs for adult lifelong learning. You must have impeccable communication skills as you will be communicating regularly with internal and external partners, developing new partnerships, and recruiting instructors. The new Assistant Director must also be data-driven to ensure current and future programs are meeting annual goals and objectives while also maintaining the annual Communiversity budget.


This position has the potential for a hybrid work schedule in accordance with UC policies.

Essential Functions

  • Develop, manage, and modify current community education programs.
  • Develop plan to meet annual program goals and objectives.
  • Set and maintain annual programmatic budget.
  • Develop, manage, and modify systems and processes within the program.
  • Monitor data (quantitative and qualitative) to ensure high quality programming and progress towards short- and long-term goals.
  • Maintain current internal and external partnerships and develop new partnerships, as needed.
  • Lead team implementation of annual marketing and student recruitment plan.
  • Recruit course instructors and negotiate payment details.
  • In conjunction with the Marketing Coordinator, conduct and interpret market analysis to identify program gaps.
  • Work with Marketing Coordinator to identify competitor products, practices, and services to maintain program competitiveness.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e. hiring/firing, professional development, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with five(5) years experience; -OR-Associate's degree with seven (7) years experience; -OR-nine (9) years experience. Degree must be in a related field; experience must be related.
  • Experience also requires at least three (3) years supervision.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range of $60,000 - $65,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 86264 


Assistant Director, Communiversity, Hybrid

Date:  Aug 6, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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