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Los Angeles
Semester

Student Job Opportunites FALL 2022 SEMESTER

Newhouse LA Event and Social Media Coordinator

 

As the Event and Social Media Coordinator you will work to develop a sense of community amongst the students and manage the Newhouse LA social media accounts.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

EVENTS:

  • Working with the Assistant Director, plan social activities for the students (hikes, BBQs, museums visits, Dodgers game, miniature golf, etc.) on Saturdays and/or Sundays approximately every two-three weeks during the semester.
  • Organize one community service day during the semester.
  • Facilitate a student meet and greet prior to the Welcome Dinner.
  • Promote events via GroupMe, email, and word of mouth to boost student attendance.
  • Send out and monitor event sign-up sheets.

SOCIAL MEDIA:

  • Take photos and videos of students at events.
  • Post to IG Stories during student events.
  • Post IG feed following the student event.
  • Additional posts/ social media tasks as assigned.

MEETINGS AND EVENT REPORTS:

  • Attend scheduled meetings with the Assistant Director approximately every 3 weeks.
  • Reply to emails from Newhouse LA staff in a timely manner.
  • Send an event summary report following each event along with text for IG post. (Due by 10am on the Monday following the event.)
  • Report any event cancellations or no-shows.

HOUSING/ TRANSPORTATION:

  • It is preferred, but not required, that Event/Social Media Coordinator have a car.

PAYMENT:

Compensation for services is $17 an hour.

 

NOTE:

The Event and Social Media Assistant must inform and receive approval from the Newhouse LA Director prior to accepting another position of regular employment. Internship hours cannot exceed maximum hours set by Newhouse LA policy.  In the event that a conflict arises, as determined at the discretion of the SULA Semester Director between another non-academic activity and the Event and Social Media Assistant, the Event and Social Media Assistant shall take precedence.

 

TO APPLY:

Complete an application here. Contact Robin Howard, Newhouse LA Director, rshoward@syr.edu with resume once you complete application.

 

Newhouse Reporter

THIS POSITION IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO NEWHOUSE MAJORS OR NEWHOUSE DUAL MAJORS

WRITER/PHOTOGRAPHER: As the SULA Semester writer/photographer for the Newhouse Student News Team, you will be assigned to write articles and submit photographs for the Newhouse website and social media accounts. You will be covering events in Los Angeles, interviewing alumni or industry professionals and writing personal essays telling us what it’s like to be a SULA Semester student. You will work closely with SULA Semester director Robin Howard and the Newhouse Communications director, Wendy Loughlin, to decide what articles to write and what photographs to submit. You are always welcome to pitch story ideas if there’s anything going on there that you think might make a fun article. This position pays $17.00 per hour.  Please apply to Wendy Loughlin at wsloughl@syr.edu with samples of your writing and photography.

 

Newhouse LA Semester Student Technical Worker

Job Description:

Support the Newhouse LA Semester Program by performing technical work and various projects for the office

Tasks include: Assist professors with operating classroom AV equipment, including using Zoom. Editing videos recorded in Zoom.

Troubleshooting issues with classroom AV equipment. Other projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

Must be participating in the Newhouse Semester Program. Must have knowledge of PCs, be techy, and have some experience editing. Attention to detail required. Knowledge of Zoom and experience working with SU main campus classroom equipment a plus.

Hours & Availability:

Student cannot be enrolled in TV Nation course on Thursday nights. Hours vary week to week. Some weeks you will not be needed and others the hours will range from 3 to 7. Must be available some Thursdays 6-10pm. A rough schedule will be provided during the interview. Rate of pay is $17.00 per hour.

To apply for the position please email Newhouse LA Director Robin Howard at rshoward@syr.edu and indicate that you are applying for the Technical Worker position

  • The amount of work study you have been awarded – if applicable
  • Your class schedule for semester
  • Attach a resume
  • In the body of your email, briefly answer how you are qualified for this role.