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Graduate Assistantship Position

Posting No: GS14-3047
Hiring Unit: School of Business Dean's Office
Category: General

Job Description: Research and solicit ideas for School of Business with departmental chairs, faculty and staff for School of Business publications. Prepare and coordinate press releases through SIUE Marketing & Communications. Write and edit copy for publication in the School of Business web site and social media. Create content for various campus communications materials including providing Marketing & Communications with Business news for eDition. Provide support for various School of Business events by providing photography, communications and graphics at events such as: Power Breakfast, Scholarship Ceremony, Dean's Society Dinner, etc. Support student organization activities. Manage the Enterprise Scholarship program. Assist in compiling mass mailings from the Dean's office. Address special projects and other duties as they may arise and be assigned by Development Office.

Qualifications Required: Must be enrolled in a graduate program at SIUE. Superior writing, editing, and design skills. Knowledge of and adherence to AP style. Proficiency in Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point and social media platforms. Excellent verbal communication skills. Availability to work some evenings/weekends for various events/meetings/programs. A desire to gain experience in development work, event management, public relations and/or higher education. Basic photography skills. Skills associated with attention to detail, organization, initiative, flexibility, and the ability to work independently and on multiple tasks. Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information related to donors and students.

Period of Appointment: March 17 - August 15, 2014 - possibility of renewal contingent on job performance

Salary: 1st year GA: $395 per month

           2nd year GA: $422 per month

Number of Openings: 1 25% (10 hours per week) position

Closing Date For Applications: February 28, 2014

Submit: Letter of application and resume to:

Christina Daniels
Southern Illinois University EdwardsvilleSchool of Business
Campus Box 1051
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1051

Applications may be mailed or emailed (

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