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A&S Student Communications/Social Media Coordinator

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title A&S Student Communications/Social Media Coordinator
Requisition Number DU06141
Department Name 8E000:College of Arts & Sciences
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $10.00/hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

Applicants must:
have strong communication and writing skills
have experience interviewing and writing compelling stories
be creative
be able to professionally handle themselves in situations with faculty, etc.
be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines
have experience utilizing social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Hootsuite, etc.), basic Microsoft suite, CS5 (a plus) and AP style guide (a plus)

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements



Flexible, 20 hours per week

Job Summary

The Hive student communications/social media coordinator will have the chance to work on marketing and communications projects including:
Interviewing faculty, students and alumni
Writing features for print, web and social media use (including stories for the Colleges alumni magazine, Ampersand)
Writing marketing text for brochures, flyers, and other various marketing pieces
Writing scripts for promotional videos
Writing press releases
Working closely with the Colleges graphic designer and director of digital media on branding/look and feel of the Colleges marketing pieces
Plan, organize and write social media posts, as well as creating social media strategic plans for content and continuing statistical analysis of social media accounts.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Strong communication and writing skills, experience interviewing and writing compelling stories, experience utilizing social media for publicity/business (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Hootsuite, etc.), basic Microsoft suite, knowledge using CS5 a plus, knowledge of AP style a plus.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 12/21/2019
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2019-11-12 Expires: 2019-12-12

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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Lexington, KY 40507

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