Student Aide - Communications

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Work type: Part time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Student Worker
Salary: $8.50
Division: Marketing, Communications, Advancement & Community Relations
Department: Communications

Duties of Position:  Writes short articles for possible distribution in the InsideHarper employee newsletter, on, social media and local traditional media. Topics may include Harper events and programs, as well as profiles on students, faculty, staff and other members of the Harper community.

Speaks with and interviews various people for articles, as necessary.

Posts articles on Harper’s website and local media websites.

Produces content for student email and/or social media.

Assists communications department with other duties as needed (this may include helping with elementary school student tours, taking photos, offering a student perspective for student-focused communication, etc.)

Personal characteristics:  The ideal candidate is a talented writer with strong interpersonal skills. Having a desire to seek out stories and an interest in communications, journalism and/or public relations are pluses. The communications student aide must be reliable, meet deadlines and have an attention to detail.

Education Requirements: In order to apply for this position, you must be a current Harper College student, enrolled in at least six credits per semester (three for summer)

Experience Requirements:  Schedule Information: Will determine schedule based on student's availability.  Must have some availability to work during the following hours:















Maximum hours per week: 20

Special Requirements:

Candidates must provide three writing samples (these can include published articles, class papers, blog posts, etc.)  Please upload these documents in the "supporting documents" section of the application.

Special Notes:

*A cover letter and resume may be directly attached to your application; however, this is not required.

*Please be sure to update your application each semester to reflect your new availability.

*Employment is contingent upon a Criminal Background Check for some positions

*Employment sponsorship is not available

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