Community Outreach Assistant II (Part Time)
JournalismDepartment Website Link:
Tucson, AZ USAPosition Highlights:
The School of Journalism at the University of Arizona is proud to focus on journalism—regardless of medium—to empower citizens and provide them with the information they need to self-govern. The school specializes in public affairs journalism, broadcast journalism, science/environmental journalism and global media. Faculty, including tenured research-active faculty, have extensive professional experience and are committed to fostering a free and robust press. The school works with dozens of media organizations that offer valuable internship experiences for our students.
The University of Arizona is an Hispanic Serving Institution. The School of Journalism works with Spanish-speaking students, partners and donors, and is ramping up its bilingual programs. This position assists with social media postings and other outreach responsibilities”.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.Duties & Responsibilities:
The Outreach Administrative Assistant will support theCareer Strategies and Community Outreach Manager in the coordination, promotionand execution of outreach events and communication efforts for the School ofJournalism. The incumbent will also produce promotional materials for outreachpurposes, including a magazine, newsletters, press releases and social mediacommunication.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to organize, prioritize and problem solve.
- Good time management.
- Ability to work effectively with others to accomplish goals.
- High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.
- Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required.
- Experience in journalism or journalism education.
- Reporting and writing experience.
- Experience posting stories and events on social media.
- Experience producing a newsletter or magazine.
- Experience with word processing, spreadsheet and database software (Microsoft Word, Excel).
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or similar field
• At least two years of professional journalism experience
• Experience with InDesign and Photoshop for designing magazine and newsletter
• Experience working with undergraduate and graduate students
• Proficiency in English and Spanish
Non-ExemptFull Time/Part Time:
Part TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week:
Outreach and Community EngagementBenefits Eligible:
Yes - Full BenefitsRate of Pay:
3Career Stream and Level:
Cmty OutreachJob Function:
Outreach & Community EngageType of criminal background check required::
Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)Number of Vacancies:
1Target Hire Date:
3/3/2021Expected End Date:
Contact Information for Candidates:
2/23/2021Open Until Filled:
YesDocuments Needed to Apply:
Resume and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.