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Graduate Assistant - School of Professional & Continuing Education (Marketing & Communications)

Company: James Madison University
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: January 23, 2023

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Working Title
Graduate Assistant - School of Professional & Continuing Education (Marketing & Communications)

Posting Number

Position Type
Graduate Assistant

Position Status
Part Time

School of Professional & Continuing Education

100066 - Professional & Continuing Education

Stipend Amount

Position Summary Information

General Information
School of Professional & Continuing Education (SPCE) at James Madison University invites applications for a 20 hour/week Marketing & Communications Graduate Assistantship to support our unit's marketing efforts. SPCE responds to individual, business, and community needs through transformative educational programs and experiences in our role as an anchor institution. This position will work directly with all school programs and staff plus external partners.

Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will report to SPCE's Associate Dean.

Assigned tasks will include:

* Work with SPCE staff to market programs on various social media platforms, website, and with our partners.

* Monitor social media reports and maintain data integrity for future planning of marketing and budgeting.

* Help develop new marketing features and policies as necessary.

* Support the writing for communications inclusive of recruitment email, departmental newsletter, press releases, etc.

* Support SPCE's advancement efforts.

* Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will possess:

* Strong graphic design skills.

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, etc.).

* Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and visual).

* Experience with the use of social media inclusive of LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram.

* A friendly and professional demeanor.

* Experience engaging diverse audiences inclusive of age, ethnicity, and location.

Conditions of Employment
Students may apply to a graduate assistantship prior to being accepted into a graduate program. However, to be eligible to receive an assistantship upon entry into a graduate program, the following criteria must be met:

  • The student must be conditionally or unconditionally accepted into a graduate program. Students who are provisionally accepted will not be eligible until they achieve conditional or unconditional acceptance into their program.

    • The students must have an official transcript on file indicating completion of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
      • After receiving an assistantship, the student must maintain at least a 3.0 graduate GPA in order to retain or reapply for the assistantship.

        These are minimum criteria. Graduate program coordinators have the right to impose additional criteria if they see fit.

        E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

        Posting Detail Information

        Posting Date

        Beginning Review Date

        Closing Date

        Open Until Filled

        Proposed Starting Date

        EEO Statement
        James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.
        We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.
        Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

        Reasonable Accommodation Request
        If you are a student with a disability and need assistance please contact the Office of Disability Services at (540) 568-6705 or . You may also visit the Office of Disability Services, located in the Student Success Center, Suite 1202 and they will be happy to assist you.

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Keywords: James Madison University, Harrisonburg , Graduate Assistant - School of Professional & Continuing Education (Marketing & Communications), Education / Teaching , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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