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FWS Fall 2022, Communications & Nonprofit Administration Intern

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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Posting Details Job Title FWS Fall 2022, Communications & Nonprofit Administration Intern

Requisition Number DU10089

Department Name 1B531:Federal Work Study

Work Location Kentucky Procurement Technical Assistance Center (KYPTAC), 308 South Mill Street Suite 300

Salary Range $9.25 - $10.00

Type of Position Student

Position Time Status Part-Time

Required Education Flexible. Some suggested majors are Communications, Marketing, Business Admin/Management.

Required Related Experience Basic Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required: specifically Word, Outlook and Excel. Confidence in learning new computer programs and systems is required. Strong communication and attention to detail are crucial.

Required License/Registration/Certification N/A

Physical Requirements Job is hybrid and does require commuting to our office location. Work will be completed at a desk.

Shift Flexible (Hybrid Remote), 3 days/10 hours per week. Business Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday.

Job Summary This internship offers hybrid remote and in-person work.

Duties Include:

  • Create and manage virtual events in Zoom and in the KYPTAC database
  • Schedule social media posts for LinkedIn and Twitter via Buffer
  • Update website content via Wix website platform
  • Assist with data management and reporting, including entering data into Excel spreadsheets
  • Post contracting opportunities for clients on KYPTAC's Bid Notice Center platform
  • Create graphics in Canva and/or Adobe if skillset includes Graphic Design (not required to be hired for internship)
  • Assist with other duties as assigned by Communications Coordinator and Executive Director
    Qualifications, Requirements, and Expectations
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and remain goal-oriented
  • Excellent time and project management skills, punctuality and respect of deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Consistent and effective communication with supervisor, especially during remote shifts
  • Flexibility to complete both mundane/repetitive tasks and creative projects with excellence
  • Ability to collaborate with remote team members across the state of Kentucky
  • Confidence in learning new computer systems and platforms
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Familiarity with Wix website platform and Buffer social media management platform preferred
  • Familiarity with Graphic Design and/or experience using Canva preferredFor more information, please contact: Anna Leigh O'Brien, Phone: (see application details), Email: (see application details)

    Given the COVID -19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID -19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID -19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID -19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID -19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID -19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

    Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Basic Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required: specifically Word, Outlook and Excel. Confidence in learning new computer programs and systems is required. Strong communication and attention to detail are crucial.

    Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

    Preferred Education/Experience Administrative/office work experience preferred. Experience in graphic design is a "plus."

    Deadline to Apply 01/31/2023

    University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

    Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , FWS Fall 2022, Communications & Nonprofit Administration Intern, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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