Advertised Summary Job Description: The Office of University Life was created in 2015 to develop and enhance the experience for all Columbia University students. Working in collaboration with students, faculty and staff throughout the schools, we focus on strengthening resources, policies and conversations, and building community outside of the classroom.
Working closely with the Director of Communications and Marketing, Marketing Communications Manager, and other members of the University Life team, the Communications Assistant will work on several key assignments including:
1. Update two University Life-owned websites, social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube) and email client
2. Create monthly reports with Google Analytics
3. Manage timelines and assure deadlines are met for team goals and projects
4. Additional duties as assigned
General Minimum Qualifications: 1. A bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent and a minimum of two years of related experience in a university or other complex organization
2. Experience using content management systems (such as Wordpress or Drupal), social media platforms and email marketing software (like Mailchimp). Google Analytics experience a plus
3. Creative, accurate and strong organizational and communication (both written and verbal) skills
4. Strong writing and editing skills preferred
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_175107
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.