Federal Work Study - Communications Student Assistant (Outreach & Communications)

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Work type: Student Ast
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing, Office/Administrative/Fiscal Support, Counseling/Community Outreach/Social Work
Department:04030100 - SL-COUNSELING & WELLNESS CTR

Classification Title: STU AST-NON-CLERICAL & ADMIN
Job Description:

The Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) at the University of Florida (UF) is seeking a Communications Student Assistant to assist with Outreach and Communication activities within the Counseling & Wellness Center. 


      • Assist with CWC’s Digital Outreach and Communication services with duties including, but not limited to:
        • Managing the CWC’s outreach event calendar
        • Setting up registration for outreach events using Zoom & Qualtrics
        • Assisting with the development of the CWC’s external newsletter
        • Creating graphics for CWC’s social media using Canva as needed
        • Developing bi-weekly CWC announcements for internal meetings
        • Developing and maintaining a database of central UF stakeholders (e.g. academic departments, student organizations, etc.) for distribution of CWC outreach communications
        • Utilizing the CWC’s various communication channels to distribute information to UF stakeholders, local news outlets, etc.
        • Aiding in the development of mental-health related resources/information for university students.
        • Performing clerical duties including data entry, copying, faxing, receiving/distributing mail and other materials, running errands, keeping office area clean, maintaining calendars, responding to inquiries from staff, etc.
        • Attending weekly check-ins with the outreach communications manager about ongoing projects
        • Other similar duties as directed by supervisor.


Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:
  • Federal Work Study Award (Please check in with UF Financial Aid to determine eligibility)
  • Able to work a minimum of 10 hours per week
  • Not concurrently employed anywhere else on the UF campus using Federal Work Study
  • Remote Work; requires access to personal computer and internet
  • Anticipated graduation date of Spring 2025 or later
Preferred Qualifications:


  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, & Qualtrics
  • Educational background in marketing, communications, art, or public health
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to perform physical tasks, such as carrying or moving CWC outreach and communication materials if needed
  • Positive & professional attitude
  • Able to be reliable, and have good follow-through
Special Instructions to Applicants:


  • Resume with anticipated graduation date and Cover Letter expressing interest in this position.

* Students seeking FWS employment should print/screenshot a copy of their Financial Aid Award Page, which contains the Federal Work Study award as proof of FWS eligibility. To locate your Financial Aid Award Page, go to https://one.uf.edu/financialaid/aidyear

Health Assessment Required: No


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