College Assistant, Center for the Humanities

Hours: 20 hours/week; variable, day and night.

Start Date: September 21

Job Description: The College Assistant shall report to the Executive Director of The Center for the Humanities and the Curator of the James Gallery.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting Executive Director, Academic Program Manager and Academic Program Specialist with editorial and administrative aspects of online publicity, including writing blogs and maintaining a social media presence for the Center for the Humanities, the James Gallery and Lost & Found
  • Responsible for prompt archiving, editing, and uploading to online platforms all recorded events, media links, reviews and blogs
  • Responsible for creation of press releases for prioritized events
  • Responsible for update and maintenance of press lists
  • Responsible for occasional seminar meetings and events, including preparation, setup, managing the audio recording disk, attending to speaker requests
  • Responsible for assisting Academic Program Specialist with event updates and all other publicity emergencies as needed

Job Skills/Requirements:

Professional writing skills required. The preferred candidate will have at least two years demonstrated experience in social media and website maintenance, and ideally a proficiency in technical skills such as online audio, podcast and video editing. Some experience and interest in academic and public programs is also preferred.

Salary/ Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience, approx $18-$22 per hour.

To Apply: email Sampson Starkweather,<>