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Joel Ranck
Director of Communications , Penn State University
State College, United States
Joel Ranck, MBA, is a leader in international development, knowledge management, communications, and technology with 25 years of experience as a strategist and communicator. He has helped profit and not-for-profit organizations develop solutions in health education, economic development, food security and management.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
Professional Experience:
Director of Communications, Penn State, Eberly College of Science
As the director of communications in the college of science at Penn State, I lead a team of science communicators, marketing, and multimedia professionals to promote the scientific research done at the college and its impact. The team I lead also supports the marketing effort to attract top-level undergraduate and graduate students and faculty researchers from around the world. This work includes attention to diversity, inclusion, and equity in STEM as well as sustainable development in the research carried out and the places where we work.

Head of Communications, Communications and Public Affairs Department with International Potato Center (CIP)
Developed and implemented corporate strategy and communications strategy to support corporate strategic plan in Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

Visiting Instructor, School of Communications in Contemporary Society with Johns Hopkins University
Graduate course in Integrated Marketing Communications. Teach Schultz & Schultz customer centric and metrics driven integrated marketing strategies. Thesis field advisor.

I hold an MBA in organizational management and a BA in political science and education. I have additional masters level work in educational technology leadership.
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    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Spanish, Czech
    United States
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