Women’s & Gender Studies hiring creative Work-Studies for Spring 2016

The Center for Women’s & Gender Studies is hiring work-study students
for receptionist, graphic design, or videography work in Spring 2016.

Applicants must have a work-study award from the Office of Financial Aid.

All genders are encouraged to apply!
We’d like to hire someone before Spring 2016 classes begin, if possible.
Summer opportunities may also be available.

The mission of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (CWGS) is to create committed communities that address the challenges faced in the areas of gender, sexuality, diversity, and equity.  We foster these communities inside and outside The University of Texas at Austin through: Interdisciplinary research; Undergraduate and graduate teaching; Social advocacy; Community partnerships.

You MUST have a work-study award from the financial aid office in order to apply. (Financial Aid: http://finaid.utexas.edu/ )

Available positions:

Receptionist-
Student will be qualified to perform such duties as: answering phones, preparing mailings, including event publicity; data entry; office filing; making campus-wide deliveries; flyering; acting as front-desk receptionist; helping with website; and assisting with event coordination.  Experience with creating flyers would be great too, but not required.  Students may also be asked to help with other clerical tasks in the office.

Graphic Designer-
Student will be qualified to perform such duties as: creating graphic flyers using Adobe software (Photoshop or Illustrator and/or InDesign), preparing mailings, including event publicity; data entry; office filing; making campus-wide deliveries; flyering; acting as front-desk receptionist; maintaining and updating website; and assisting with event coordination.
This position will may help manage the front desk/reception area.  Students will also be asked to help with other clerical tasks in the office.

Videographer-
We are looking for someone who can make videos for our social media outlets.  The ideal candidate should have experience shooting and editing videos.  Adobe Premiere software available in the office.  Knowledge and enthusiasm for feminist and social justice issues is also wanted, but also a willingness to learn is appreciated.  Ideal candidate should also be skilled at time management, able to multi-task, meet deadlines and balance multiple projects.  Graphic design skills are also a plus.
This position will may help manage the front desk/reception area.  Students will also be asked to help with other clerical tasks in the office.

You MUST have a work-study award from the financial aid office in order to apply.  We do not have any non-work-study positions available at this time.
Please email a statement of interest, work-study award amounts, detailed resume, any past creative work samples, your availability (not class) schedule, and ajsalcedo@austin.utexas.edu to schedule an interview ASAP. If you have any questions, please call the CWGS Office at (512) 471-5765.

Things to keep in mind:
• Punctuality makes a great first impression.
• Follow directions (for example, include a statement of interest).
• Your class schedule vs. free time -when can you really work?
• Be professional – if you can’t make an interview or have already found a job, let other interviewers know. As a courtesy, a quick email will save others time and work.
• Bring your work-study award letter and resume to the interview.

Find us on hirealonghorn.org
Job Title ID

Seeking Awesome Work-Study Student Assistant for Receptionist help Spring 2016
58078
seeking creative Graphic Designer for Work-Study (awesome) Student Assistant
58079
seeking creative Videographer for (awesome) Student Assistant Work-Study position
58081

Thanks!
-Jackie

Alma J. Salcedo, M. Ed. (pronouns she/her/hers)
Program Coordinator for Academic Affairs
Center for Women’s and Gender Studies
Burdine Hall (BUR) 540
Direct: 512 475-7858

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