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FWS - Office Assistant and Social Media Coordinator

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title FWS - Office Assistant and Social Media Coordinator
Requisition Number DU06912
Department Name 8M200:Communication
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $10/hr.
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

UK student awarded Federal Work Study

Required Related Experience

Applicants must:
• have strong communication and writing skills
• 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)
• have graphic design experience (Creative Cloud Applications or equivalent a plus)

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Must be able to sit and stand for periods of time, some heavy lifting, must be able to carry packages across campus.


M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm. Variable, 10-20 hours/week.

Job Summary

Federal Work Study student — office support and basic clerical. Run errands across campus as needed, pick up and sort mail, answer phones/reception, filing, copying, data entry, other clerical duties, assist with bulk mailings and event preparation. Communication Duties: Content development (photography, video, illustrations and copy for web, print, social media, etc.). Design/editing of promotional materials (brochures, flyers, etc.). Press release writing in AP style.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Abode Creative Suite, excellent written and verbal communication skills. Dependable person with organizational and basic computer skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 10/09/2020
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: 2020-08-10 Expires: 2020-10-12

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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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