Student Assistant - Marketing Communications

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Position Information

Classification Title Student Assistant II
Job Code/BCAT SA II
Position Type Student
Department Richards College of Business
Position Title Student Assistant - Marketing Communications
Position Number
Budget Position Number 54000447
Pay Scale $8.00 - $10.00
Nature of Work

Works closely with Program Manager. Supports the planning and execution of social media plan. Create visually-compelling designs. Write stories and press releases. Work on project assignments using good design principles and typography. Work under guidelines created by University of Communications and Marketing (UCM). Organize photo shoots and help update brochures and newsletters. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

• Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, demonstrating excellent grammar with the ability to write, edit and proof press releases and other documents
• Must have Graphic Design Experience (InDesign, Adobe Creative Suite, other) and show evidence of work
• Must have strong computer skills (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
• Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA required and have Senior status or Graduate Student
• Must be available to work 20 hours per week, which may include occasional evenings
• Consistent attendance is a job requirement

Preferred Qualifications

• Photography skills are a plus
• Preferred major/minor: Marketing or Mass Comm / English

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to move about office freely, communicate without restriction, and lift up to 25 pounds.

Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify.
Notice to Applicants
Position Status Temporary - Part-Time
Position Notes

Student Assistant II positions perform above-average duties of a complex nature requiring prior knowledge, skill, or training. Student Assistant II positions may be physically demanding and the work may be performed under difficult conditions. Students in these positions most often work with little to no supervision. This classification may be used while training for a higher level.

Required Qualifications

Must be a current University of West Georgia student enrolled for six credit hours and maintaining at least a 2.0 cumulative grade-point average unless otherwise noted/indicated by the hiring department.

Number of Hires Requested for Position Title 1
Funding Source 10600-1003120-11100-11000

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ST01016
Posting Date 12/04/2017
Closing Date 12/31/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Percentage Of Total Time 30%
Responsibility / Duty

• Support the planning and execution of a Social Media plan

Percentage Of Total Time 20%
Responsibility / Duty

• Create visually-compelling designs

Percentage Of Total Time 20%
Responsibility / Duty

• Write stories and press releases

Percentage Of Total Time 5%
Responsibility / Duty

• Work on project assignments using good design principles and typography

Percentage Of Total Time 5%
Responsibility / Duty

• Organize photo shoots and help update brochures and newsletters

Percentage Of Total Time 18%
Responsibility / Duty

• Perform other duties as assigned

Percentage Of Total Time 2%
Responsibility / Duty

Mandatory Compliance, Training, New Student Employee Orientation, Job Training and any other Professional Development.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you admitted to the University of West Georgia and enrolled for at least 6 credit hours?
    • YES
    • NO
  2. * Do you have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0 in all college course work attempted? (First semester freshmen and first semester graduate students should select yes).
    • YES
    • NO
  3. * Are you participating in the Dual Enrollment program, also known as Move On When Ready? This program allows students currently enrolled in high school to attend college classes.
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents