1+ months

CHS Communications Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title CHS Communications Assistant
Requisition Number DU05915
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $10/hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

Writing, Editing, Interviewing sources, Photography, Proficiency in Microsoft Word

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements



Flexible; Monday Friday, 8 am 5 pm, up to 20 hours per week

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences is seeking a student who is a skilled writer and creative thinker to assist the Director of Communications with brand storytelling and content creation. The Communications Assistant will be responsible for conducting in-person and phone interviews with College stakeholders (students, faculty, staff, alumni) and writing engaging content in the form of blog entries, press releases, feature articles, faculty/alumni profiles, and social media posts for digital and print marketing initiatives. Applicants should have a strong understanding of how to write for multiple audiences using appropriate tone and voice for different pieces. Experience with AP Style is desired but not required. The Communications Assistant will also assist with photography and certain administrative tasks as-needed (filling out order forms, coordinating with printers and graphic designers, etc.). Experience operating DSLR cameras and with Adobe photo-editing software is preferred. Please attach a writing sample with your application. Finalists for the position will be asked to complete a writing test during their interview process.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
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: 2019-10-03 Expires: 2020-01-03

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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