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Student Associate for Social Media

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Job no: 499371
Department: VP of Student Affairs
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: PR, Media, Graphics, Communications, Other

Job Title:

Student Associate for Social Media


$11.45/hr - $12.45/hr

Job Summary:

The Student Associates for Social Media work with the Director of Communications for Student Life. They assist with the social media strategies and content for the Division of Student Life, and help support the 13 departments in the division on various marketing and communication projects. This position will primarily focus on health and wellness related messaging. They produce engaging content across varying platforms, particularly focused on (but not limited to) events and activities on and around campus.

Work assignments are completed under close supervision.
Procedures are well established.
Employees typically follow well-defined policies and procedures.
Minimal training or prior knowledge of work is required.

Essential Duties: -Assist the Director of Communications with social media marketing to increase engagement, followership and web traffic for the central Student Life social accounts on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok.
-Assist the Director of Parent and Family Programs with select projects to enhance communication to families of Miami students.
-Attend events / meetings on campus (when possible) to take photographs / video and post real-time event content on social media.
-Create and edit on- and off-campus content to be posted on social media upon request or at your discretion.
-Contribute to the Student Life content calendar with engaging, visual, intentional and helpful posts for Miami students.
-Provide feedback and advise on current communication strategies, channels, and content.
-Take ownership of 2-3 deeper projects (e.g. video creation, print publication design, blog planning/writing, social media listening/engagement, analytics tracking and reporting, etc.) or other major projects throughout the year.
-Comply with Miami’s Social Media Policy guidelines.
Minimum Qualifications:

-Current Miami University student with minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
-Familiarity with campus resources, departments, offices and services available at the University
-Strong written and verbal communication (including copy editing and proofreading ability)
-Self-motivated and detail-oriented
-Proficient in at least a few social media platforms
-Strong computer skills include Google Drive, Microsoft Office Suite, and willingness to learn new programs
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team
-Comfortable with email as a primary means of communication

Preferred Qualifications:

-Passion for social media and marketing
-Passion for health and wellness
-Proficiency in Adobe Suite (e.g. Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects), and Canva
-Some video-editing experience

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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