Student Hourly/Student Work Study - Media Assistant - 22141BR

Student Hourly/Student Work Study - Media Assistant

Department: 
American Studies
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Position Overview

American Studies (AMSJ), a quarterly peer-reviewing scholarly journal published at the University of Kansas seeks a Media Assistant to work closely with the editorial team of the journal, and to maintain the journal’s website, blog, newsletter, and other social media. AMSJ centers creative and accessible work. This is an hourly position, 5-10 hours per week and will be working virtually. Work hours are flexible and vary with production calendar. Will have meetings with supervisor via Zoom. 11-month position: July 15, 2022-June 15, 2023.

Job Description

Duties include: creating ads and other graphic content, maintaining a WordPress blog, updating the journal’s Facebook page and other social networking sites; helping the editors with various office tasks as needed.

Required Qualifications

  1. Creative, collaborative, independent worker.
  2. Experience with accessible media design and social media as evidenced in application materials.
  3. Knowledge of Chicago and MLA formatting and citation styles as evidenced in application materials.
  4. Ability to work with other citation styles as needed as evidenced in application materials.
  5. During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Copywriting
  2. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or Canva.
  3. Knowledge of WordPress and CSS
  4. Knowledge of audio/podcast platforms
  5. Office Suite (Excel, Powerpoint)

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a Cover Letter and a Resume. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.

Contact Information to Applicants

Sherrie Tucker
sjtucker@ku.edu

Nishani Frazier
nmfrazier@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$10.25 per hour

Work Schedule

Flexible and varies with production schedule. 11-month position: July 15, 2022-June 15, 2023.

Anticipated Start Date

15-Jul-2022

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
22141BR
Department:
American Studies
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student