Job Description: Assignments include: Booking and coordination of field trips, teacher trainings and other K-12 school programs for the Ward Museum. Creating and maintaining relationships with school system administrators including, principals, teachers, and parent associations. Coordinating outreach to regional schools, PTAs, and Board of Education events. Supporting grant reporting for major grants including, Maryland State Department of Education grants and other like funding sources for school aged programs. Providing general administrative and program support to the offerings of the education program. The assistant should have standard office computer skills, strong organizational and writing skills, public speaking skills, and attention to detail. The position involves contact with children as well as local, regional, and state partners and educators. The assistant may have the opportunity to work in the field to support various off-site educational offerings and/or write articles for the museum's publications and exhibits. The ability to handle phone calls and interact with the public is important. The candidate must have a valid driver's license, be able to lift 40lbs, and pass a background check. Work assignments will vary from week to week based on the specific needs of the department. Availability occasionally for evening or weekend assignments is required.
Job Description: The Office of Admissions is seeking a graduate assistant to support the marketing and communication efforts to support and enhance the recruitment, admission and enrollment of new students to the university. The GA will work 20 hours per week working directly with the Associate Director of Admissions. Responsibilities will include writing/editing communications to prospective students, testing communications to ensure html is working and if/then/else statements are correct, building communication plans, writing queries to target student populations and documenting communication plans. The Office of Admissions seeks an individual who possesses a strong work ethic, exceptional written communication skills, the ability to multi-task as well as strong attention to detail. The candidate should have experience in marketing and/or public relations, be proficient in Microsoft Office and have experience writing marketing copy and documenting processes. Working knowledge and/or familiarity with html is preferred. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for a second year.