Laramie County Community College Student Media Assistant, Arts and Humanities (LCCC Students Only) in Cheyenne, Wyoming
The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming. Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference.
This position is only available for LCCC students majoring in mass media or multimedia and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours for the current semester.
You will need a resume to complete your application.
Core responsibilities of this position include:
The Student Assistant position for LCCC is a part-time, non-benefited, student position that requires current enrollment as a LCCC student. This position is responsible for assisting the department/program(s) with projects related to course work and program of study. These projects may include utilization of coursework concepts, skills, and methods in development of communication, marketing, and various media formats for the support of the department/program initiatives. This position will also support routine tasks that support the day-to-day operations of the department. These tasks include but are not limited to clerical work such as filing, scanning, sorting, data entry, copying and delivering paperwork; assisting in preparing office or course materials; answering phones; providing general customer service; supporting special projects; and overall assisting the operational functions of the department. Individuals in this position are expected to represent the Department and LCCC in a professional manner and adhere to applicable policies and procedures.
LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College. The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them.
Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.
Start Date: Spring/2021.
Essential Functions: (to perform successfully in this position, an individual must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily as well as possess education/experience, employ the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed in representative fashion; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions – this position is Non-Exempt, i.e., is eligible for compensatory or overtime pay provisions of the FLSA. This listing of essential duties is not all-inclusive, but representative; other duties may be assigned).
Department/Program Project Support:
Support the assigned program/project by participating and supporting planning, designing, troubleshooting, and executing multimedia and marketing projects utilizing educational coursework, techniques, and industry skillsets
Under the supervision of department faculty and staff, execute projects for publication, marketing, broadcast, and public relations across multiple formats and techniques including but not limited to: print, online, photography, videography, media editing, graphic design, social media and broadcast distribution
Assist with supporting and completing projects in alignment with department, division, and college policies and procedures
Incorporate course concepts, topics, and methodology into projects, publications, and labs
Write, edit and plan articles and publications
Shoot, edit, and produce photographs and video
Design print and online pages, ads, graphics, brochures, and media
Develop advertising/marketing plans
Accept feedback for developed media/projects and rework material to meet project needs
As assigned, attend department, college, and local events as necessary to support applicable projects
Assist with organization and light cleaning of department areas
General Support Functions:
Support the department through clerical tasks such as filing, scanning, sorting, copying, delivering paperwork and completing general errands as needed
Assist department team members with projects, course materials, and events through preparing materials, monitoring supply inventories, and assisting the operational functions of the department
Provide general customer service through answering phones, responding to visitors, and routing inquiries to the appropriate team member of the department
Support the department with special projects through completing tasks as assigned
Communicate and plan accordingly with the assigned supervisor to develop and establish a work schedule for the semester
Promptly communicate any changes to established schedules and seek advanced approval for known schedule conflicts or requests
Assist with data entry, maintenance of spreadsheets and creation of department flyers or communications
Notify and elevate concerns to the appropriate supervisor regarding any issues, barriers, or concerns regarding task completion, customer concerns, or the general work environment
An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis.
Cleaning and organization of the office and department areas
Attend and assist with department meetings and functions as needed
Attend applicable training sessions as needed
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to effectively and professionally execute the essential functions of this position with proven capabilities in establishing appropriate professional rapport, communicating with courtesy and tact, accurately determine others needs, collecting necessary information, and follow-through when requested
Knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and Associated Press style preferred
Knowledge of Adobe InDesign software and best practices in newspaper building, including modular design, and planning preferred
Knowledge of cameras, advanced photography skills and editing software preferred
Knowledge of photo editing and coaching others to improve their photography and video skills
Knowledge of the entire Adobe Creative Cloud software suite preferred
Knowledge and ability with personal computing applications – specifically Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Adobe products (e.g., Reader, Professional), as well as database management systems
Ability to maintain confidentiality standards
Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with area supervisor to resolve work and college course scheduling conflicts
Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process)
Excellent customer service skills; ability to communicate clearly with a variety of people, in one-to-one and small group settings – either face-to-face, by telephone, or by other electronic means
Ability to communicate in an informative manner and effectively listen
Ability to support time-based requests; able to function effectively in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment with deadlines and frequent interruptions
Ability to respond to basic inquiries from faculty, staff, or other students
Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle; must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets the requirements for and provides the ability to be insured by the college’s insurance provider
Knowledge of basic office equipment including computer, copier, fax machine, and telephone
Physical/Mental Demands: (The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this position and/or may be encountered while performing essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
· To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, an employee must be able to maintain appropriate composure and necessary confidentiality with regard to both past and current employee, student, and donor data; documents; issues; etc., and respect privacy needs of employees, students, donors
The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required
While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long workdays, evenings, and weekends as needed
There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations
· While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work areas as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities
- There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor
· An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions· Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
- The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds
Admission at LCCC and continued enrollment in a minimum of 6 credits a semester, (exceptions may be given for summer term with supervisor approval)
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
One year of experience in an office setting working with Microsoft Office Software. (Excel, Word, Etc.)
LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS.
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