First Year Programs

Student Coordinator: Digital Communications

First Year Programs is seeking an energetic, creative, and tech-savvy student who has a passion for impacting student success through communication and social media. The Student Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation and support of social media communications (Facebook and Instagram) including photography and short video creation. 

Summary of Work 

The Digital Communications Student Coordinator will:

  • Create and implement communication timelines for social media channels
  • Create marketing materials for social media channels including short video and photography
  • Experience working in an office setting with opportunities for professional development including one-on-ones and feedback

Required Qualifications

  • Full time, degree-seeking, undergraduate student on the Seattle campus
  • Enrolled in at least 12 credits in winter & spring quarters
  • Enrolled in no more than 5 credits in summer quarter
  • Good academic and conduct standing prior to and throughout the entire term of employment.
  • Ability to work in-person from the UW Seattle campus (Mary Gates Hall) 
  • Ability to work (includes evening and weekend hours) Dawg Daze 2022 (9/21-9/30) - exact hours to be determined (approximately 20 hours total)

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience planning, implementing and evaluating social media communications
  • Experience with video production
  • Comfortable interacting in-person with students and campus partners
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently

Application Questions

Essay questions are listed below and be sure to answer all parts of the questions. We encourage you to compose your responses outside of the application first and then copy & paste them into the application text boxes. Your responses are limited to 200-450 words per question, so please double-check that your responses fit after you paste them into the application. 

  1. Why are you interested in the Digital Communications student position?
  2. What is an example of an engaging social media post that you have seen? 
  3. What metric would you use for a successful social media post?
  4. What are some ideas you have for student-facing social media? 
  5. What are some social media channels that you think are effective in their marketing and why?

Applications are currently closed.