West Virginia University
17 Jun

Graduate Assistant Job Description

The online Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) graduate program in the P.I. Reed
School of Journalism is looking for a graduate assistant. The GA will be responsible for assisting
team members with overall program communications and marketing duties for both the online
master’s degree, graduate certificate programs, annual INTEGRATE conference, local and
regional events, professional development courses and other special projects as needed.

Qualifications
Candidate should have a general knowledge of the WVU IMC graduate program and prior
experience working on an integrated marketing team. Preference will also be given to candidates
possessing skills in video shooting and editing as well as advanced knowledge of Microsoft
Excel. Candidate must be admitted to a degree program and registered as a full-time graduate
student (at least 9 credit hours per semester) in order to receive the assistantship. Graduate
students in Journalism, Communication Studies, Professional Writing and Editing, and related
disciplines may apply. Priority will be given to an Integrated Marketing Communications
student.

Duties and Responsibilities
The GA will assist with IMC marketing communications team tasks, including: assisting with the
development and audience targeting of marketing messages, supporting program events,
managing program data and reporting metrics and helping with additional marketing activities as
needed. Candidate should have a strong focus on detail and be able to see projects through from
initial idea to the reporting of results and recommendations for the future.

Benefits
The IMC GA will receive a stipend valued at $12,400 for 9 months. The award of an
assistantship also carries with it a waiver of University tuition for the academic year. Candidate
will be responsible for paying College tuition as well as University and other required fees.
Information about tuition and fee charges is available at http://financialservices.wvu.edu/. The
time commitment is 20 hours per week during typical University work hours. This position will
start the first day of WVU’s fall semester – Aug. 19, 2013.

Apply
A letter of application, resume, letter of acceptance to a graduate program and a list of three
references are required.

Submit application materials to Judy Clovis at judy.clovis@mail.wvu.edu. Applications must be
received by August 2, 2013.



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