Office Assistant

The Office Assistant will assist with promoting Campus Life Services events and services. This position will report directly to the Assistant Director of Student Communications. Office 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

  • Assist with increasing visibility, program participation, and retention that adheres to University branding standards and guidelines
  • Assist with sustained efforts to include: distribution and creation of flyers, website, targeted emails, blogs, social media, posters as well as cross marketing efforts between departments
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the CLS website
  • Assist with follow-up on all marketing and media efforts to ensure program and event promotion
  • 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:

  • 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
  • Learn how to effectively create promotional material, manage an online newsletter and how to maintain a website

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