Partners for Education at Berea College

Externally Sponsored Programs Labor Position Descriptions, 2013-2014

Communication Assistant (2)

Great for Students Interested in:

  • Communication
  • Journalism
  • Technical Writing
  • Graphic Arts

Qualifications:

  • Classes or experience in communications (writing, editing, photography, videography, marketing or design) desired  
  • Must demonstrate above average writing and editing skills
  • Experience using layout and design software preferred
  • Students with above average computer literacy and technology skills preferred

Duties:

  • Write, proofread, and manage assigned projects
  • Assist communications staff in managing multimedia projects (including editing photos and videos)
  • Assist with generating content for and managing the department’s social media presence
  • Research and generate age-appropriate content for college access programs
  • Assist with organizing data for communication projects (business cards, name badges, and addresses for mailing)
  • Create input content/alter design template based projects such as newsletters and event flyers

Department Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and successfully complete the Berea College defensive driving program before fall of 2013
  • Students who work with youth or youth programs must pass a background check
  • Our positions work with agencies outside the college; we are looking for students who exhibit above-average maturity, professionalism and drive.

Application Process:

 

Promise Neighborhood Office Assistant Position (1)

Great for Students Interested in:

  • College and Nonprofit administration
  • Business administration

Qualifications:

  • Advanced computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Skype)
  • Detailed, organized and self-directed
  • Familiar with day-to-day operations of an office
  • Able to use office equipment (phone, fax, mail, copier, laminator, etc.)
  • Able to prioritize projects and effectively manage time
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to exercise discretion in communication with other people regarding confidential information

Duties:

  • Prepare materials for program events
  • Assist with program record keeping
  • Analyze and graph program data
  • Event planning and preparation
  • Maintain student information database
  • Office errands (mail, pick up supplies)
  • Light cleaning

Department Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and successfully complete the Berea College defensive driving program before fall of 2013
  • Students who work with youth or youth programs must pass a background check
  • Our positions work with agencies outside the college; we are looking for students who exhibit above-average maturity, professionalism and drive.

Application Process:

 

GEAR UP Appalachia! Office Assistant Position (1)

Great for Students Interested In:

  • College and Nonprofit Administration
  • Business Administration

Qualifications:

  • Detail-oriented, organized, and self-directed
  • Able to use office equipment (phone, fax, copier, shredder, etc.)
  • Able to manage time and projects
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to exercise discretion in communication with other people regarding confidential information

Duties:

  • Record-keeping and filing
  • Verify that files are complete and organized correctly
  • Perform general office duties, such as shredding and copying
  • Update Excel spreadsheets
  • Help store and organize supplies
  • Occasionally assist with events, such as helping with setup
  • Occasionally pick up or deliver supplies or deliver/pick-up mail

Department Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and successfully complete the Berea College defensive driving program before fall of 2013
  • Students who work with youth or youth programs must pass a background check
  • Our positions work with agencies outside the college; we are looking for students who exhibit above-average maturity, professionalism and drive.

Application Process:

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