Campus Life Weekly Assistant

The Campus Life Weekly Assistant will assist with weekly student newsletter, Campus Life Weekly. This position will report directly to the Assistant Director of Student Communications. Campus Life Weekly Assistants will work under minimal direct supervision and exercise a high level of independent judgment, initiative, and creativity. This position is part-time and is 5-20 hours a week and multiple positions are available.

Scope of Duties

  • Compile and publish a weekly online newsletter for the student body
  • Write and edit for online and print publications as needed
  • Conduct focus groups and user testing and make suggestions for improvement
  • Responsible for in-house completion of research data (survey, questionnaires, focus groups, etc.)
  • Communicate effectively and respond to emails/phone calls as soon as possible and no longer than 24 hours
  • Attend meetings prepared to share a status report on your activities and ready with items to discuss
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Previous knowledge/experience with any of the following:
    • Strong written and communication skills
    • Graphic Design and use of the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
    • Photography
    • Blogging
    • Web/HTML/CSS
    • Writing/Editing
    • Market research data
    • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram)

Knowledge and skills derived from experience

  • Photography skills training will be provided
  • Learn to market and promote CLS programs and activities
  • Facilitate and lead monthly meetings
  • Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with other university departments and the community via campus involvement with CLS, departmental committees, and task forces
  • Manage an online newsletter

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