Cornell University

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Joe Zappala

Assistant Dean

403B Dolgen Hall

  • Oversees day-to-day operations and staff management of the Communications & Marketing Department
  • Works with ILR leadership and others to develop and refine school brand positioning, messaging, strategies and plans
  • Provides counsel to ILR programs, departments and institutes; assists with and helps lead design of communications plans
  • Serves as primary editor of major ILR publications, including school marketing pieces, Advance alumni magazine and the alumni eNews
  • Handles a variety of writing and editing tasks, including input on and coordination of major internal communication
  • Works with programs across the school to help identify priorities and budget needs