Public Relations Manager

Hillsborough Community College


Hillsborough Community College delivers teaching and learning opportunities that empower students to achieve their educational goals and become contributing members of the local community and a global society.


Hillsborough Community College will excel in proactively responding to the evolving educational needs of our students, staff, workforce, and community through assessment and continuous improvement.


Student Success - HCC values the complete development of students in pursuit of their academic, personal, social, professional and career goals.

Community Service - HCC values its responsibility to anticipate and respond to community need.

Diversity and Inclusion - HCC values diversity and cultural awareness in promoting the inclusion of all its members within a global society.

Sustainability - HCC values the sustainable use of its environmental, social, and operational resources including the integration of sustainable concepts in the curriculum and its service to the community.

Integrity - HCC values integrity by having honest and open relationships with its constituencies and between each other within the college.

Innovation - HCC values continual improvement and innovation leading to measurable advancements in institutional success.

Accountability - HCC values fiscal transparency, personal and professional accountability, and customer service.

Professional Development - HCC values the continued development of faculty and staff knowledge and skills.

Position Details

Public Relations Manager
Southwest Florida
Tampa, FL

Job Description:

The position promotes designated campuses, internally and externally, through media contacts, programs and functions designated to maintain a positive image of the College campus. In addition, (1) develops and executes communications plans in coordination with District Public Relations and the office of the Campus President; (2) plans overall media and community relations strategy for assigned campus; (3) serves as campus-based lead in the management of press and community outreach, media events, media calls, social media, and press material development; and (4) may occasionally serve as District spokesperson as determined by the Executive Director of Marketing and Public Relations.

Required Qualifications:

The position requires at least a Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of prior-related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Campaign development experience, strong writing and editing skills, extensive media relations and social media experience in addition to well-developed project management skills.

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