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Communications Assistant Part-Time Administrative University City No Particular Level
Communications Assistant Part-Time Administrative University City No Particular Level
Job Type

Part-Time

Minimum Education

No Particular Level

College/Unit

Administrative

Campus

University City

Job Description

Company Description:

The Expressive & Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center and Action for Early Learning (AFEL) seek a part-time Communications Assistant to promote and connect its programs, mission, goals, outcomes, events, and activities to a wide audience. ExCITe works to inspire transdisciplinary research which serves to further a relationship between technology and the community. ExCITe pursues innovative learning at the intersection of design, technology, and entrepreneurship, and houses faculty research labs, digital inclusion efforts, and multiple student groups. AFEL is a place-based collaboration of social service and education agencies and community stakeholders working to improve early childhood education outcomes for children and families in the West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood, a US Department of Education funded anti-poverty program. The AFEL office space is located in the ExCITe Center.​

Position Description:

ExCITe/AFEL are looking for an independent, motivated person who will rise to the challenge of promoting each program via a variety of communications strategies, including audio and visual media, press releases, and social media to attract and build community around the issues of transdisciplinary learning and innovation (ExCITe's mission) and the importance of quality early childhood education and education equity (AFEL's mission). This person will advance awareness of ExCITe/AFEL by helping to produce media and broadcasting news about our mission and work through social media with supervision from the Communications Manager. Experience with creating a cohesive narrative and expressing it through an audio-only format is helpful, as is experience with increasing understanding and amplifying messages via social media. This position has the opportunity to connect with University-wide initiatives as well as a variety of social service, education, tech and community programs and agencies, e.g. The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation, People's Emergency Center, The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, Academy of Natural Sciences and others.

Regular tasks will include:

  • Assist ExCITe/AFEL teams with overall communications strategy
  • Work with ExCITe/AFEL teams to brainstorm and implement creative awareness strategies aligned to each programs' mission and goals
  • Manage and contribute ideas to support ExCITe/AFEL social media
  • Identify opportunities to highlight components of each program
  • Research and develop podcast topics
  • Audio editing, social media planning and execution
  • Edit and organize images or video files
  • Assist at ExCITe and AFEL events 
  • Attend events for capturing photographs, connecting to community members, conducting grassroots interviews
  • Schedule and perform interviews and discussions of key people in ExCITe/AFEL programs
  • Compose press releases, media-related materials, promotional items, etc.

Qualifications

This position requires a diverse set of skills and attributes, including but not limited to: - Excellent writing and research skills - Fluency with various social media platforms, especially Twitter, Instagram - Interest in new technology - Graphic design experience - Experience or interest in photography and image editing - Self-motivated with excellent time and project management skills. - Demonstrates strong interest in ExCITe and AFEL missions, public sector and community work - Ability to travel/access public transportation in West Philadelphia neighborhoods - Ability to work some evenings and Saturdays Logistics/Schedule This position would be shared between the ExCITe Center and AFEL which is located at 3401 Market St., Suite 100, as well as require outreach in West Philadelphia neighborhoods. The position schedule is flexible with approximately 10 to 15 hours per week. Additional Application Instructions Submission of a resume and cover letter outlining how your interests and skills align with the position as well as a writing sample is encouraged.

Available Positions

1

Department

ExCITe Center & Action for Early Learning

Location

ExCITe Center - 3401 Market Street, Suite 100

Contact Information

Jillian Reilly
jmr548@drexel.edu

Research Assistants Research Asst College of Computing and Informatics University City Pre-Junior
Research Assistants Research Asst College of Computing and Informatics University City Pre-Junior
Job Type

Research Asst

Minimum Education

Pre-Junior

College/Unit

College of Computing and Informatics

Campus

University City

Job Description

Research assistants are sought to work 20 hours per week for the Winter (partial) and/or the Spring term in 2019-2020.

The students will work under the supervision of Professor Chen on scholarly studies as part of a multi-year project funded by the NSF. The overarching goal of the research is to develop a Visual Analytic Observatory of Scientific Knowledge[1]. The students will meet with the PI weekly as a group.​

[1] https://www.researchgate.net/project/Research-A-Visual-Analytic-Observatory-of-Scientific-Knowledge-VAO


Qualifications

The candidates should have good skills/experience for research in general, including communication skills, be able to conduct literature reviews, have strong skills for data analyses. Skills and experiences in the following areas will be desirable but not essential: • Cloud-computing, esp. database migrations, containerization processes, function-based apps • Natural language processing, unstructured full text, book-length documents, distributional semantics

Available Positions

3

Department

Information Science, CCI

Location

3675 Market Street

Contact Information

Chaomei Chen
cc345@drexel.edu

Web Developer Part-Time College of Arts and Sciences University City No Particular Level
Web Developer Part-Time College of Arts and Sciences University City No Particular Level
Job Type

Part-Time

Minimum Education

No Particular Level

College/Unit

College of Arts and Sciences

Campus

University City

Job Description

 The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking a Web Developer to assist with management of the College's website and digital assets.​

Job Duties

  • Post news articles
  • Make site content updates as assigned
  • Assist with image optimization
  • Implement naming standards across web pages
  • Maintain accuracy of the website
  • Adhere to University web standards and web accessibility standards​

Qualifications

Excellent attention to detail Working knowledge of HTML/CSS Basic image optimization skills Experience with a content management system preferred

Available Positions

1

Department

Marketing and Communications

Location

4020 MacAlister Hall

Contact Information

Kylie Gray
kag435@drexel.edu

Writer Part-Time College of Arts and Sciences University City No Particular Level
Writer Part-Time College of Arts and Sciences University City No Particular Level
Job Type

Part-Time

Minimum Education

No Particular Level

College/Unit

College of Arts and Sciences

Campus

University City

Job Description

The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking a writer to create content and build engagement in the College's digital presence. The ideal candidate will be creative, professional and empathetic with a willingness to contribute ideas and work independently. The position may also include marketing and recruitment-related tasks as assigned. Please submit a resume, two writing samples and a brief description of your interest in the position to Kylie Gray at kag435@drexel.edu. The position is available immediately.​

Qualifications

Excellent communication skills Excellent attention to detail Reliable Positive attitude Experience writing for a marketing purpose preferred Knowledge of AP Style preferred

Available Positions

1

Department

Marketing and Communications

Location

4020 MacAlister

Contact Information

Kylie Gray
kag435@drexel.edu