Job Posting! PACS Communications Assistant 2013-2014

JOB POSTING

PACS Student Communications Assistant

Part-time Job Posting

Starting August 2013 – covering Fall 2013/ Winter 2014

Skills Required

  • Excellent communication skills – including first-rate writing skills and personable qualities
  • Able to promote the PACS program in various formats – including in-person and various social media forums
  • Working experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of developing and managing Facebook, Twitter, and Blog content
  • Creativity, some knowledge of,  or an “eye” for design principles for the web
  • A vision for connecting to fellow students and assisting in the continued growth of the student-led PACS Society
  • Exceptional competency in time management and prioritizing in an independent work environment
  • Proven in taking initiative and acting as a self-starter
  • Consistent availability throughout the term
    • Starting in August 2013
    • (10-15 hours per week for the Fall 2013 and Winter 2014 terms)
    • Enrolled in a PACS Plan

Responsibilities

  • Develop the page, and maintain connections with PACS students through PACS social networking sites – including Facebook, Twitter, and the PACS blog.
    • This would include promoting PACS events; the activities of PACS students and student groups; highlighting PACS alumni; developing and monitoring discussion groups, etc.
    • Assist in promoting, planning, and implementing PACS Sponsored Events including updating online calendars and the Conrad Grebel weekly bulletin as appropriate
    • Design, write, and send-out a bi-weekly bulletin of PACS related news and events that is emailed to students.
    • In consultation with the PACS Administrative Assistant and the CGUC Communications Coordinator, work to maintain and update the PACS website with information in a timely and attractive manner.  This could include:
      • Updating and re-writing information pages to be web appropriate including maintaining and inserting links;
      • Maintaining Field Studies pages with links and connections to current and past students
      • Developing regularly changing (once per month) “front pages” for the PACS web page
      • Researching and developing current student and alumni profiles that can promote the program
      • Assisting the Graphic design and recruitment department in developing PACS promotional materials.
      • Photographing events for uploading to the webpage
      • Keep the PACS bulletin board up to date with information on upcoming events and happenings in the PACS department
      • Assist in planning and implementing activities that promote PACS – eg. March Break Open House
      • Other related duties that may periodically be assigned

Rate of Pay

  • Approx. Conrad Grebel student rate currently $10.75/hour.

Additional Note:

As part of developing ideas and activities to promote a sense of community, the PACS Communications Assistant is encouraged to serve with the PACS Society as VP Education. This position involves planning educational events for PACS students and acting as a liaison between PACS students and faculty/staff.

To apply for the above position, please submit a cover letter explaining how you would qualify for the job and attach an up-to-date resume.  Please also include three references that can be contacted as required.

Submit your resume to:

Eric Lepp

eric.lepp@uwaterloo.ca

519-885-0220 ext. 24269

Conrad Grebel University College, Rm 2118

Deadline for Applications:     Wednesday, March 27, 2013 – 4:3

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