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Paid Student Assistant Opportunity with University Communications

Posted by Tim on November 22, 2016 in Career Opportunities, Student Job Opportunities

Title:  Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant

UB Department:              University Communications


Supervisor:                      Erin Goetz
Social Media Specialist

Position Duration:          Full academic year including Summer

Application Due Date:    December 2, 2016

Application Deadline:     Applications accepted immediately, until position is filled

Position Start  Date:         December 2016

Paid Position?                 Yes ($10/hr)

  1. Position Details

Department Profile

UB’s division of University Communications (UC) is responsible for university-wide communications and marketing — including branding, media relations, digital (web, social media), editorial/content, and creative design — for the University at Buffalo (UB). The division is highly visible and its communication products represent the public face of the university. As a member of UC’s Digital Communications & Strategy team, you will help tell our story on social media, the web, and other digital communication platforms, inspiring engagement and pride from our UB Family and the world.

As our Social Media Content/Engagement Assistant you will focus on promoting UB through social media and continually engaging with our online audiences. Tasks will include researching, curating, and producing content for social media, and monitoring and engaging with online audiences.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Be highly motivated, professional, creative and excited to learn
  • Be comfortable working in a high-productivity team environment
  • Demonstrate strong social media, visual and editorial skills
  • Be a current SUNY student (mandatory)


  • This PAID student position requires a year-round weekly commitment of 15-20 hours.
  • All work (unless otherwise agreed) is to be conducted in UC offices in Crofts Hall on UB’s North Campus or out on assignment.