Media & Communications Undergraduate Apprentice Application

The Glasscock Center’s Media & Communications Apprentice will assist with marketing, communication, and publicity for the Glasscock Center, as well as other basic office needs. The applicant should have some proficiency in (or have the potential for developing) writing, social media, photography, basic office skills, and a desire to learn more about the humanities and humanities research. The applicant should be familiar and experienced with Adobe products (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop).

Some office experience is helpful but not essential.
Required skills include: Adobe products (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop); knowledge of office procedures and equipment; ability to maintain a regular schedule (in coordination with class schedule), a professional demeanor, and a presentable office space, to follow instructions, to work without supervision, to take accurate messages, to finish projects efficiently, and provide status reports; willingness to initiate and anticipate tasks, to offer assistance to other staff, and to learn new skills. There will be an opportunity for summer employment of up to 20 hours per week.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Media & Communications Duties:
    • Basic graphic design work using Adobe Illustrator and InDesign
    • Basic photography editing using Adobe Photoshop
    • Assist with website updates (WordPress & HTML) and email newsletter (Mailchimp)
    • Assist with social media updates (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
    • Assist in writing for various communications outlets
    • Set up the Center’s Library for lectures and other events (including A/V technology, seating, tables, refreshments, etc.)
    • Video record the Center’s major events and maintain the recordings for social media
    • Create archives of the Center’s publicity (flyers, programs, posters, announcements)
  • Basic Office Duties:
    • Assist with the visits of scholars from outside the university
    • Enter data, copy and collate documents, and prepare mailings
    • Monitor and replenish office supplies
    • Keep office area, copy room, and kitchen organized and neat
    • Miscellaneous tasks as required

In addition to joining an administrative team, undergraduate assistants will be expected to take advantage of some of the Center’s regular humanities lunches, dinners with visiting scholars, workshops, seminars, and lectures.

APPLICATION: Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews scheduled soon thereafter.

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: Please include the following along with the online application form:

  • A brief resume listing employment, internships, and activities
  • Your expected availability for work
  • Any samples of design work you have done

The Glasscock Center would prefer to hire a student who would be graduating no earlier than December 2019.