The Law School's Offices of Admissions and Communications seek to hire a temporary, part-time assistant for various projects related to the marketing and promotion of the law school. The position is available immediately and will end with the conclusion of the Law School's spring academic term in mid-April.
STATUS: Part-time, Without Benefits WORK HOURS: Monday - Friday during office hours. Anticipated schedule to be determined by the department, and will be approximately 15 hours per week with additional hours in February and March. In this position you are limited to 29 or fewer hours per week and less than 999 hours in your anniversary year. FLSA: Non-Exempt MINIMUM PAY: $15.00 / hour
Anticipated duties include:
Writing up press releases and recaps of events for the school website
Work with the Law School's social media accounts
General webpage updates
Facilitating student-written blogs
Drafting prospective marketing pieces
Assisting with logistical preparations related to Admitted Student Weekend Open Houses
Processing Open House reimbursement requests
Other projects as assigned
A high school diploma or equivalent is required, and a bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. Experience working in a college setting and/or administrative office is a plus. The ideal candidate will work well with a team, yet will also be able to complete projects independently with minimal supervision.
Please submit the online application, a cover letter, and resume. Please provide names and contact information for three professional references in the application form. Inclusion of a brief writing sample (previously written blog, web post, etc.) is encouraged but not required.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all?inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
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Washington and Lee University is an independent liberal arts university founded in 1749, named for an early benefactor (George Washington) and an innovative president (Robert E. Lee). The campus is a national historical landmark, the city offers small-town charm, and the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains provide unparalleled surroundings. Students govern themselves in a community based on trust and honor. The faculty of teacher-scholars pursues a student-oriented approach to scholarship and nurtures lifelong relationships with the pupils. The curriculum blends traditional liberal arts and sciences with pre-professional programs in business, journalism and law. W&L prepares graduates for a life of learning, achievement, leadership, service and engaged citizenship in a global society.