Open Job Postings

Photographer/Videographer Student Assistant – Undergraduate Fellowship 

Fellowship Description and Duties
Do you feel lost without your DSLR? Do your Instagram or Facebook photos get hundreds of comments and likes? Do you create and edit videos that impress your friends and family? Would you love to use your digital photography/videography skills to connect Plymouth State with the world? Marketing Communications and Creative Services (MCCS) invites you to apply to become a Photographer/Videographer Student Assistant.

This position will assist in telling visual stories using new and social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram). Your primary responsibility as the Photographer/Videographer Student Assistant will be to collaborate with PSU’s Visual Media Specialist to shoot and edit photos and videos. You may also brainstorm, develop, and create new photo and video projects for the University’s social media channels. Plymouth State will provide a workstation and software for editing.

Minimum Qualifications

  • This is not a training program. You must have comprehensive knowledge of photography and videography principles and techniques (e.g., exposure, aperture, shutter speed, ISO, white balance, composition, rule of thirds).
  • Previous photography experience with DSLR cameras, as well as demonstrated Photoshop experience.
  • Previous experience editing video in non-linear editing software (e.g., Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro/X).
  • Strong sense for photo- and video-based storytelling. You understand what makes for compelling photos/video and have the ability to weave a story together from a collection of photos.
  • Good communicator who is able to help subjects, regardless of age/gender/ethnicity, feel comfortable in front of a camera. Ability to be an ambassador for Plymouth State.
  • Must be highly attentive to detail, organized, and thorough.
  • Current owner of a DSLR or mirrorless camera a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Active participation in online photo communities (e.g., Instagram, Flickr, SmugMug) a plus.
  • You must be a current PSU upper-class student with a 2.5 GPA or higher.

Hours and Compensation
This position requires a commitment of 12–15 hours per week. This position is compensated with a $1,500 financial aid award per semester. The fellowship is extendable to a full year ($3,000) based on performance.

Apply Now!


 

STUDENT FUNDRAISERS – Annual Fund Calling Program

The Annual Fund seeks confident and enthusiastic students with excellent communication skills.  Student fundraisers telephone and solicit PSU alumni nightly to generate philanthropic support for the Annual Fund, which directly supports students. Callers are required to work at least TWO shifts per week. Student Fundraisers will receive extensive training for soliciting gifts before calling begins and throughout the duration of the semester long calling program. Work Study preferred.

Calling Shifts: Sunday 5-9 p.m. & Monday – Thursday 6-9 p.m.
Benefits to you: Build marketable communication, negotiation, and sales skillsmake a difference in the lives of current students; connect with alumni who care about Plymouth State; enhance your résumé; excellent work environment.

Minimum Qualifications: Students must be dependable, motivated, and have a strong work ethic, as well as a desire to enhance his/her communication skills. Must possess a friendly, sincere attitude and polished telephone etiquette. Consistent availability during scheduled calling times is required. Enthusiasm for sales, philanthropy, and fundraising for a great cause are a must.

Interested candidates can learn more and apply online at http://go.plymouth.edu/annual-fund-calling-program or contact Brenda Shively ’13, Assistant Director of the Annual Fund, at bmshively@plymouth.edu for more information.


Plymouth State University Bookstore – Temporary Sales Associate
*** Student Hourly ***

The Plymouth State University Bookstore is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Temporary Sales Associate.

Enjoy Bookstore discounts, flexible schedules, quick cash at the start of the term, and a fun work environment with great people!

The temporary assignment begins the last week of August and goes through first weekend of October. Must be available to start by August 24th.

Only Temporary positions are currently available.

Apply Online at follett.com/careers


ITS Help Desk

T he ITS Help Desk is now accepting student worker applications. Our online application may be accessed on our Information Technology Services webpage at:
Questions should be directed to Steve Cramton at stcramton@plymouth.edu

College of Business Administration – Fall 2015

The College of Business Administration is looking for students to work in the office beginning this fall.  Preference will be given to Business majors with work study.  Some of the tasks include answering the telephone, copying, and working with professors.  Hours are negotiable.

Please email Diane Winsor at dwinsor@plymouth.edu if you are interested.


Office Manager & Events Assistant –Fall 2015 Hours available: 10 + hours per week Number of positions available: 1

The University Advancement Office is looking for bright, creative, problem solving student with office and event experience and who has work study!

  • Are you a “go-getter” who is up to any challenge?
  • Do you enjoy working with people?
  • Are you detailed oriented?
  • Are you comfortable on the phone (in an office environment)?
  • Do you work well independently?
  • Do you have event planning experience?
  • Do you want great work experience to add to your resume?
  • Do you have social media experience?

Work Study is required for this position. If this is you, please apply for the Office Manager & Events Assistant position by picking up an application at Holmes House, completing it, and returning the application to Holmes House. Questions? Contact Briana Bradley at 535-3078 or bdbradley@plymouth.edu.


Graphic Designer and Digital Media Photographer – Student Employment

Do you feel naked without your digital camera? Do your Instagram or Facebook photos get hundreds of comments and likes? Are Photoshop and InDesign an extension of your finger-tips? Would you love to use your digital photograph and design skills to connect Plymouth State with the world? If so, the University Advancement Office invites you to apply for a job as Graphic Designer and Digital Media Photographer.

Job Description & Duties
Plymouth State University uses digital media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, SmugMug, LinkedIn) to share what’s happening at the University and within the alumni community. The primary responsibility of the Graphic Designer and Digital Media Photographer is to shoot and edit photos for Plymouth State’s University Advancement Office and to utilize these photo in designs for e-mail headers, Facebook cover images and postings, photo rotators for websites, etc.. In particular, the Graphic Designer and Digital Media Photographer will shoot Plymouth State events, places, and people from the student and alumni perspective and incorporate them into design elements for marketing our events and initiatives within and promote our brand. Examples of previous photos posted on the Alumni Association’s Facebook Page include albums from Commencement and Homecoming & Family Celebration, as well as from off-campus alumni socials. The Graphic Designer and Digital Media Photographer may also brainstorm, develop, and create new photo and design projects for Plymouth State’s media channels. This position collaborates with our student Digital Media Evangelist, insuring that person has the images and designs for all of our digital communication campaigns.

Qualifications

  1. While mentorship is part of this opportunity, this is not a training program. You must already know how to shoot and edit digital photographs. You must have your own camera equipment (digital SLR preferred); Plymouth State will provide a workstation and software for editing. You must have solid graphic design skills and experience using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
  2. Previous photo samples (e.g., links to Smugmug, Instagram, YouTube, website) you’ve shot and edited required.
  3. Demonstrated experience using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign to edit digital photographs and for graphic design. Samples of your work are required.
  4. Strong sense for photo-based storytelling. Understanding of what makes for compelling online photos/video and ability to weave a story together from a collection of photos.
  5. A good eye for visual composition. Photo samples should demonstrate technical competence (e.g., exposure), strong editorial judgment (e.g., photo selection and crops), and emotional impact.
  6. Good communicator can help subjects, regardless of age/gender/ethnicity; feel comfortable in front of a camera. Ability to be an ambassador for Plymouth State while shooting.
  7. Active participation in online photo communities (e.g., Instagram, SmugMug) a plus.
  8. You must be a Plymouth State student. Members of the incoming class of 2019 are welcome to apply. Prospective and high school students will not be considered.

Hours and Compensation
This position requires a commitment of 7-10 hours per week, and includes opportunities to travel to events throughout New England on some pre-scheduled evenings, and as well as during Homecoming & Family Celebration. Compensation starts at $7.50/hour. Work-study is not a requirement for this position. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Briana Bradley in University Advancement at bdbradley@plymouth.edu


Lamson Library Tech Services Department – SUMMER

Lamson is looking for a student interested in working up to 15 hours per week over the Summer, with a possibility of continuing on in the fall in Shelving. This position would involve shelving Library Materials such as: Periodicals, Newspapers, books, etc. Sorting and Distributing Mail, and various other duties.

If interested please contact Jenny Reynolds- jlr2000@plymouth.edu, Tech Services to set up an interview.


Front Desk Student Worker
Summer & Fall 2015 Hours available:
10 + hours per week
Number of positions available:
2-3

The University Advancement Office is looking for bright, creative, problem solving students with office experience and who has work study to spare for the summer and new school year!

  • Are you a “go-getter” who is up to any challenge?
  • Do you enjoy working with people?
  • Do you think outside the box?
  • Are you comfortable on the phone (in an office environment)?
  • Are you a quick learner and only require minimal supervision?
  • Do you want great experience to add to your resume?

If this is you, please apply for the front office student worker position by picking up an application at Holmes House, completing it, and returning the application to Holmes House. Questions? Contact Briana Bradley at 535-3078 or bdbradley@plymouth.edu.


Student Web Technician Assistant – Marketing Communications and Creative Services

From building WordPress plug-in based Gravity Forms to populating approved content into web pages and sites, the Web Technician Assistant position will give you the opportunity for hands-on experience in fine-tuning presentation and functionality across the plymouth.edu website.

Job Description and Duties
As a Web Technician Assistant you’ll work on special projects, such as migrating all Wufoo forms into Gravity Forms, and be responsible for populating approved content into both new and redesigned pages. You’ll learn best practices in training site editors in how to use WordPress as a CMS, and occasionally assist your supervisor, the campus Web Content Designer, with some front-end development.

Minimum Qualifications

  • You must be efficient in using WordPress as CMS
  • You have basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • You have basic knowledge of WordPress theme structure and plugins
  • You have basic Photoshop skill a plus
  • Strong work ethic: Self-starter, willing to learn, and patient communicator? If you have these attributes we want you!
  • You have the focus: Must be highly attentive to detail, organized, and thorough.
  • You must be a Plymouth State undergraduate student who is eligible for work-study.

Hours and Compensation
This position requires a commitment of 8-10+ hours per week. Compensation starts at $7.25/hour.

Work Samples/Recommendations
Provide URLs to websites or pages that you’ve worked on. Two recommendations from a past employer or professor are required. Apply now!


University Advancement Student Employment Openings
Graphic Designer – Student Employment

From designing fundraising appeals to creating graphics for the web, the Graphic Designer position with PSU’s Advancement Office gives you the opportunity to expand your creative skills and build a solid portfolio.

Job Description & Duties

As a graphic designer, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a variety of print, digital, and interactive projects. You’ll be responsible for creating, revising, and producing Advancement print collateral, web and social media graphics, e-mail
graphics, direct mail pieces, and other marketing materials, working within PSU’s brand and design guidelines. You’ll collaborate with the Director of Alumni Relations to develop and design alumni-related merchandise and products. As part of the Advancement Communications team, you’ll support the videographers and photographers with graphics for digital and interactive
projects. You’ll gain valuable real-world experience in marketing, communications, and print production.

Qualifications

  1. You must be wildly enthusiastic about Plymouth State—its mission, achievements, people (e.g., students, faculty, staff, alumni), history, and place.
  2. You’ve got a creative flair: Strong design style and a portfolio to back it up.
  3. You’ve got the skills: Adobe Creative Suite is a must, especially Photoshop and InDesign. If you know Illustrator, too, that’s a plus. You understand there’s a difference between designing for print and designing for the web/mobile devices.
  4. You’ve got the focus: Must be highly attentive to detail, organized, and thorough.
  5. You’ve got the desire: Self-starter? Willing to learn? Good team player? We want you!
  6. You must be a Plymouth State undergraduate or graduate student. Members of the incoming class of 2018 are welcome to apply.

Hours and Compensation

This position requires a commitment of 8-10+ hours per week. Compensation starts at $7.50/hour. Work-study is not a requirement for this position.

Work Samples/Portfolio

Show off your design skills! Upload samples of your work that show you understand good design and how to connect with audiences through print, digital, and interactive communications.

Apply today!

For more information, stop by Holmes House Advancement and Alumni Office.


** STUDENT HOURLY **

Sodexho Food Services. Duties include dish room work and general foodservice help. Pay starts at $8.75 an hour.

Contact Sandy Marrotte in person at the dining hall.

 

April 7th, 2014 by Eric

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