Casual - Communications Assistant - Poster Distribution

Princeton, NJ
Sep 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2017-7926
Department Lewis Center for the Arts
Category Arts and Museum Administration
Date Posted 9/5/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Temporary
Application Deadline 9/15/2017


The Communications Assistant-Poster Distribution will join the team of the Lewis Center for the Arts' Office of Communications to provide promotional support for the courses and events presented by the Center's Programs in Creative Writing, Dance, Music Theater, Theater, Visual Arts, including Film and Video, and the Princeton Atelier. The position is part-time, 12 hours a week maximum, spread over 4 days.

The Communications Assistant is responsible for helping to manage and expand the Lewis Center's visibility on campus and in downtown Princeton through the distribution of posters and flyers. Professionally designed posters and flyers remain a critical channel for disseminating information about the Lewis Center's course offerings and over 120 public events held each year. Assuring that this information is posted in a timely, effective manner is critical in maintaining the local presence of the Lewis Center.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, flexible individual. It is a fast-paced, high volume environment requiring strategic planning, prioritizing, and a positive attitude. Work schedule both offers and requires flexibility


  • Post flyers, posters, and other materials throughout the University campus buildings, on bulletin boards, and at outdoor locations/kiosks based on a list of approved posting locations
  • Post flyers, posters, and bring other materials to businesses and post on bulletin boards/kiosks in the local Princeton community
  • Deliver and retrieve printed event materials to a variety of campus/town locations
  • Deliver and retrieve large format posters or banners to a variety of campus/town locations
  • Prioritize a list of tasks as deadlines require
  • Create and maintain distribution lists
  • Interact with staff across the Lewis Center and University
  • Maintain a flexible work schedule
  • Other tasks as required


  • 1 year related experience
  • Excellent people skills
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to collaborate and support a team
  • Ability to travel on foot and carry materials/supplies around campus and in town

  • Working knowledge of the Princeton campus and the town of Princeton
  • Knowledge of good placement/design
  • Working knowledge of of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of Project Management Software (Basecamp)
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Interest in the performing, literary, and/or visual arts

Be advised that you will be contacted only if there is further interest in your application. The candidate dashboard will not display status updates for this requisition.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

TMP, 001

Standard Weekly Hours


Work Schedule, If Other Than Standard Hours

12 hours per week/4 days per week

Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Physical Capacity Exam Required


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