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Social Media Coordinator (PT) - Office of Research

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs
Social Media Coordinator (PT) - Office of Research

Job ID: 249554
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's college . We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high- impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion!

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary
Responsible for creating, planning, and implementing an engaging and interactive social media content strategy that enhances the University's reputation. Engages in daily activity on the University's social media channels to advance the school brand, promote events/programs, recruit students, increase retention and community connection to the University. Ensures communications are aligned with the University's brand messaging and policies.

1. Creates and follows a communication plan aligning with departmental and University's deadlines and events

2. Generates, edits, publishes and shares content (original text, images, video or HTML) that encourages prospective, currently enrolled students and community engagement with the University

3. Assists Client Managers with moderating user-generated content (posts, tweets, comments, direct messaging, etc.)

4. Monitors conversations and responds to user-generated comments and questions posted on university accounts

5. Assists Client Managers with content planning and execution of communication plans

6. Optimizes pages within each platform to increase visibility of University's social content

7. Collaborates with Enrollment Services Division departments to manage reputation, coordinate University social event coverage, and content sharing/re-purposing through work performed

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
High School diploma or equivalent

Required Experience
On-the-job training provided

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from accredited institution of higher education in related field

Preferred Experience
Experience in communicating with prospective and current students to better facilitate their recruitment and experience in higher education
Exposure to social media platform use and processes

Proposed Salary
The budgeted salary range is $15.72 to $20.00 per hour. Offers are based on relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Able and willing to work at a fast pace
Able to quickly master new technologies
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Knowledge of social media platforms and influencer role

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Excellent content creation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., social media platforms and applications, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national, origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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