Communications & Events Graduate Assistant Position Available

Applications accepted through June 14

May 12, 2022 |

HSS Comm Events GA Fall 2022 sharing image.pngThe College of Humanities & Social Sciences has an opening for a Communications & Events Graduate Assistant in the Dean's Office beginning Fall 2022. 

Note: Effective July 1, 2022, the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and the College of Arts & Humanities will merge to create the new College of Humanities & Social Sciences. 

Communications & Events Graduate Assistant, HSS Dean's Office

RESPONSIBILITIES: Works with the Director of Communications & Events. Duties include assisting with:

  • Planning, development and implementation of college events, programs, and projects
  • Development, editing and distribution of internal and external college communications, including newsletter articles and website content
  • Create and manage social media content
  • Creation and distribution of marketing materials
  • Planning and executing special projects as requested by the Dean
  • Administrative support for college committees and advisory boards within the college
  • Collecting and organizing data
  • Other duties as needed, including office support

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate student a Minnesota State University, Mankato.
  • Computer skills with working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work with graphics (i.e., photos or other images)
  • Experience with simple publication programs and layout.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have good organizational skills and the ability to work independently and with others.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with events, social media and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Undergraduate degree or current graduate work in one of the programs included in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences (formerly the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and the College of Arts & Humanities).
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.

RELATED INFORMATION: Contingent on satisfactory performance and available funding, there is a possibility that this appointment may be continued beyond the initial period of employment. Graduate assistants are required to enroll for a minimum of six credits per semester at the graduate level. Additional information about graduate assistants at Minnesota State University, Mankato and application forms are available at http://grad.mnsu.edu

TO APPLY: In order to be considered for this position, please submit

  1. Cover letter
  2. Brief resume
  3. Unofficial transcript
  4. Three references

Email materials for consideration to elyse.anderson@mnsu.edu.


CONTACT 
Elyse Anderson, Director of Communications & Events
Phone: 507-389-1255
TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711 

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