Student Life Aide plays a direct role in office management for Student Life.
Student Life Graphic Designer
Salary: $8.00 per hour 5-20 hrs/wk
Assist with the development of various promotional materials such as Welcome Week publications, Homecoming posters, and Student Life brochures and fliers.
Work with Student Activities Committee (SAC) to design various promotional materials for upcoming events.
Communicate on a regular basis with Printing and Duplicating and submit duplicating requests.
Communicate on a weekly basis with the Journal business manager to ensure calendar of events is accurate and the insertion of ads is correct.
Attend monthly staff meeting and ongoing professional development/training programs.
Meet every other week with the Assistant Director of Student Life.
Qualifications: Must have graphic design experience, and knowlege of Adobe photoshop Must be able to work independently. Knowlege of Adobe Creative Suite and a completed graphic design class are preferred.
Student Life Program Assistant
Hours: 10-20/wk-Flexible-morning, afternoons, evenings and weekends as needed.
Hours 5-20 hours /week
Hours: 8 hours per week
Job Description: To develop and maintain a local advertising base for the UIS student newspaper. Help to write ads. Works with ad layout and keeps track of ad accounts.
Qualifications: Communication background, ability to meet people, persistence and organizational skills, good writing skills. Experience with sales, layout and design, and word processing desired. Previous sales experience and/or coursework in marketing and advertising preferred.
Job Description: Covers campus and local area arts and entertainment, including previews and reviews, profiles and other stories. .
Qualifications: Knowledge of , and interest in the Arts a must.
Job Description: Answer phones. Provide support for the staff of the student newspaper at UIS, The Journal, located in the Student Life Building. File, run errands, help create and distribute flyers/posters on campus and complete other projects as assigned. Directly assist editor-in-chief, business manager, advertising manager and adviser. Some distribution of newspaper on and off-campus may be involved from time to time.
Qualifications: Dependable. Good computer skills (Microsoft Word, Internet searching) and able to work independently and with little supervision. Ability to work with a variety of people and personalities, work well with the public and possess strong interpersonal skills. Valid driver’s license required.
Assistant Layout and Design Editor
20 hrs per week
Job Description: Works closely with Journal editors on layout and design of news, features, sports, arts and entertainment, and opinion pages. Assists the Journal business manager /graduate assistant with design of ads.
Qualifications: Academic background and/or experience in computer layout and design programs. publication production and digital photography required.
Job Description: Distributes the student newspaper on a weekly basis. Assists the business manager in obtaining and maintaining advertising.
Qualifications: Must have advertising experience as well as courses in business. Must be familiar with Excel. Must have good public relations skills.
Must be able to provide references from previous employment or internships.
5-10 hours per week
Job Description: Draw cartoons and do illustrations.
Qualifications: Art background helpful.
Job Description: Assists with editing stories and columns and proofreading of work for print and online editions of the Journal. Will work with other editors for the timely placement/updating of Journal online editions. May cover stories or write reviews.
Qualifications: Demonstrated strong writing skills and online publishing experience and./or coursework required.
Job Description: Distribute newspaper on and off-campus; transport page proofs to printer and pick up papers.
Directly assist editor-in-chief, business manager, managing editor and layout staff.
Qualifications: Dependable and able to work independently with little supervision. Available for distribution on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Must have a valid driver's license.
Works with a staff of about a dozen undergraduate and graduate students and the student publications adviser. Duties include assigning and editing stories, columns, photos and other items for online and print editions; upholding the Journal by-laws and procedures, convening and running meetings of the Editorial board as well as the Journal staff meetings. Assist in writing the editorials, and represent the newspaper at various campus and community events.
Should have excellent writing and speaking skills, demonstrated leadership and organizational skills, academic training and/or work experience in journalism or a related field, and experience with such computer programs as Word, Indesign, and PhotoShop.
5-10 hours per week
Job Description: Do feature stories about campus and the Springfield area.
Qualifications: Background in Communication
or English preferred.
General Assignment Reporters
Job Description: Covers one news, feature, or arts and entertainment story per week and writes one column per week.
Qualifications: Demonstrated strong writing skills and knowledge of current events and culture required. Background that includes work with publications and/or journalism coursework desired.
10-15 hours per week
Job Description: Cover Campus Senate, Board of
Trustees, and UIS Administration.
Qualifications: Knowledge of public affairs; interest in working in Higher Education and excellent
writing skills needed.
Job Description: Works with editor in layout of stories, photos, and advertisements, and paste-up of pages.
Qualifications: Knowledge and experience with computer design programs needed, as well as background in communication-related field. Experience with visual and graphic arts preferred.
Job Description: Assists the editor-in-chief with assigning and editing stories, columns, photos, and other items and in upholding the Journal by-laws and procedures. When the editor-in-chief is unable to be in attendance, the assistant or managing editor runs staff and editorial board meetings and helps with editorials.
Qualifications: Should have experience and /or successful completion of academic coursework in news gathering and writing, editing, journalism ethics and media law and demonstrated strong communication, leadership, and organizational skills.
Job Description: Take digital photos of various campus events and meet photo deadlines.
Qualifications: Demonstrated skills in digital photography. Successful completion of coursework in photography, layout and design desired.
Job Description: Covers Student Government Association, Campus Senate, Board of Trustees.
Qualifications: Strong writing skills and experience with and/or knowledge of campus governing groups, state government, and politics required.
Job Description: Cover a variety of features and news on UIS campus for the student newspaper including Student Senate meeting. Writes two stories per week.
Qualifications: Background in Communication/Journalism desired.
Job Description: Oversee editing, layout, and design of sports page. Some writing involved. Background in sports writing and editing helpful. Knowledge of WordPerfect and Pagemaker desired.
Qualifications: Experience in sports reporting is helpful.
Job Description: Covers UIS athletic events as assigned by the Sports Editor. May also write sports columns.
Qualifications: Demonstrated sports knowledge and interest required. Experience working with publications and/ or academic coursework in news gathering and writing desired.
Job Description: Covers student government meetings and related business.
Qualifications: Interest in student government. Background in English/
and /or communications preferred.
Job Description: Covers housing, student clubs and organizations, campus events and other stories as assigned.
Qualifications: Newspaper experience and/or academic coursework in journalism desired. Must have demonstrated strong writing and organizational skills, including the ability to report and write accurately and meet deadlines.
Web Site Manager/Online Editor
Help design, maintain Journal Web sites, including addition each week of stories, photos, ads and other materials.
Academic and work experience with Web site development required, as well as background in visual arts, graphics, communication or related field.