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Graduate Assistantship

Position Available:

Public Relations and Social Media Graduate Assistant in Alumni Relations


Administrative Office

Employment Start Date:


Length of Appointment:

Academic Year


20 hours/week

In addition to the salary/stipend, both full-time and part-time graduate assistants are eligible for partial tuition remission based on appointment type.


-Provide overall support to the Alumni and Constituent Engagement Departments team. -Assist in development of comprehensive events for SCSU alumni and the campus community such as banquets, specialty meetings, award ceremonies, reunions, mentoring program etc. -Maintain the alumni online community, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter Pages. -Assist with event logistics including, but not limited to: creating promotional material, assisting with event registration, contacting event attendees and RSVPs, assisting with event set-up and take down and assisting during events. -Assist with researching, writing and editing stories for the Outlook Magazine and other alumni publications. -Assist with technological support such as Microsoft Office, scanning, utilizing database software, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Adobe Creative Suite, etc. -Attend SCSU Alumni Association Board of Directors and committee meetings as needed. -Collaborate with other campus departments and organizations and attend any appropriate meetings. -Work on special projects as assigned. (i.e. web design, sponsorships, database management, volunteer recognition, and on-line initiatives.)


Admitted to an SCSU graduate program. Able to manage confidential information. 20 hours per week required. Able to work on select nights/weekends.

Demonstrated Traits:

-A strong interest in engaging alumni with St. Cloud State University. -Experience in higher education or public relations, event planning, graphic design and marketing preferred. -Position requires a strong display of interpersonal communication and written communication skills, presentation skills, experience in customer service, and the ability to work independently and as a team member. -Experience with social media and online promotion. -Experience with Adobe Creative Suite programs is preferred. -Ancillary duties include research, evaluation and assessment, event coordination and the ability to manage multiple tasks. -Be able to manage time between coursework and graduate assistantship effectively. -Knowledge and understanding of the history and traditions of St. Cloud State University. -Work effectively with diverse populations.

Apply to:

St. Cloud State University
Alumni Relations
Kristin Hatten
Lewis House
720 Fourth Ave. South
St. Cloud, MN 56301

Application Information:

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Apply by sending a cover letter, resume, 3-5 references including names, relationship to you, email and telephone number to: Kristin Hatten, Interim Associate Director, SCSU Alumni Relations at Questions to 320-308-1668.

Application Deadline:

August 20, 2013

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SCSU is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, GLBT, persons with disabilities and veterans.

SCSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.

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