Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Crystal Springs Uplands School is a 6-12 co-educational independent day school located on two distinct campuses. Our deeply connected culture and community celebrates scholarship, strives for balance, and fosters inclusion. Crystal students bring a multitude of diverse and unique backgrounds to our community; they are motivated learners who lead with humility and embrace authenticity.
Crystal adults are experienced, collaborative educators who are committed to effective teaching and professional growth. Crystal teachers enjoy engaging with students inside and outside of the classroom and pursue their passion for teaching with dedication and humor. Crystal embodies its core values through robust professional growth and leadership opportunities, intentional relationship-building, innovative curriculum, rich co-curricular programs, and a continual commitment to creating a diverse, equitable school community.
The School seeks a full-time Director of Marketing & Communication starting as soon as possible. The Director of Marketing & Communication is a lead storyteller for Crystal and works closely with the Chief Advancement and Strategy Officer and the Advancement Team to conceive, develop, and implement marketing and communication strategy. With equity and inclusion as a central theme in their work, the Director of Marketing & Communication will be an experienced communication professional who implements programs that are consistent with the Crystal mission, brand, and core values.
Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position as well as your anticipated contribution to the Crystal community given the job description, your resume, and a list of three references to Betsy Berman, Chief Advancement and Strategy Officer, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail: Crystal Springs Uplands School, 400 Uplands Drive, Hillsborough, CA 94010.
Crystal Springs Uplands School is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Crystal are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, religion, and genetic information.
Candidates of color and from other groups traditionally underrepresented in independent schools are encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate will have at least seven years of related experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field. Click here for a full job description. A successful candidate in this position will:
Share a commitment to upholding Crystal’s core values, and to ensure that Crystal’s marketing efforts and all communication are being developed and delivered with a commitment to equity and inclusion
Exhibit a passion for marketing and communication strategy, implementation, and analysis
Possess outstanding verbal communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders
Demonstrate a proven ability in utilizing various communication platforms and technologies to perform effectively
Work collaboratively with all colleagues and members on the Communication and Advancement teams to further the school’s strategic and day-to-day marketing and communication goals
Understand their own strengths and areas for potential professional growth
Bring strong organizational, and project management skills, as well as valuable perspectives from previous professional environments and personal experiences
Take advantage of opportunities for professional growth, leadership, and community building
Crystal Springs Uplands School is a coeducational independent day school with an Upper School campus in Hillsborough, California and a Middle School campus in Belmont, California. Located on the Bay Area Peninsula and serving 566 students in grades 6-12 CSUS is an institution committed to diversity that encourages minority candidates to apply.