The Office of Enrollment Management serves Indiana University Bloomington by recruiting, enrolling, and serving the undergraduate population. We are deeply committed to transforming students' lives through access, engagement, and success while becoming the most innovative, strategic, and visionary enrollment management team in the nation. With a strong focus on diversity and excellent service, OEM works with campus partners to make IU Bloomington the best university possible.
The Office of Strategic Communications & Marketing delivers and supports strategic and innovative communications and marketing technology across all of OEM to advance student recruitment, service, and success. The department collaborates with campus partners to actively influence strategy, practice, and innovation.
The Part-Time Student Social Media Specialist will provide support for social media accounts utilized by the Office of Enrollment Management (OEM), including the Offices of Admissions, First Year Experience Programs, Scholarships, and Student Central. This position will assist OEM's team of social media professionals with content creation, including design of social media visuals. They will provide additional support as needed, including scheduling posts and working with a team to execute large social media campaigns.
Projects/tasks may include:
Brainstorming content, updating the content calendar, and scheduling approved posts.
Designing graphics for various social media platforms.
Gathering photo/video of campus, students, events, or other subjects for social media.
Pulling social media analytics on a regular basis and compiling reports for our own team and our OEM partners.
Performing regular social listening scans and pushing relevant conversations and information to the social media team.
Assisting with the curating of Wisr, an internally managed social media platform for admitted students.
Assisting with the We Are IU student blog.
In addition, the Part-Time Student Social Media Specialist will display an interest in best practices within this field, providing insight and research on what other universities and similar organizations are doing with social media. The Part-Time Student Social Media Specialist will be expected to adapt their work to these best practices while working within the parameters of each assignment on a project-by-project basis. Design for projects outside of social media may be required occasionally.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Currently enrolled as a student at Indiana University.
Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team. Familiarity with social media analytics and listening platforms such as Sprout Social. Basic understanding of social media analytics and a desire to learn more in the field. Experience with and a desire to work in Microsoft Excel. An interest in learning social media best practices and working with a team of professionals to execute both long-term campaigns and day-to-day posting.
Working Conditions / Demands
Must be able to maintain a complex operational schedule and have some flexibility in work schedule. Must be able to adapt to changing work environments as this position at times performs work in a very public environment. Position requires a high degree of tolerance for stress, extended time at a computer, and wearing a headset. Must be able to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
This position is currently remote based with the possibility of a return to campus at a later date. You will need to demonstrate technology and system access to the following:
A high speed, stable internet connection.
A quiet, private work environment.
A cell phone.
A PC running at least Windows 10, or a Mac running Catalina or Big Sur.
A webcam for Zoom/Teams video conferencing.
Administrative access and ability to run Pulse Secure VPN and MS Remote and connect to IUanyware.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.