Meet the Community Coaches

Garry Klein

Garry Klein

Senior Specialist, Inclusive Partnerships
(Career Coach)
Shelby Smith

Shelby Smith

Employer Outreach Specialist
(Career Coach)
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Careers in this community focus on composing, writing, designing, and performing.

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  • Music Manager
  • Photographer
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  • Technical Writer
  • TV/Film Actor

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Want to put your interests to good use? Join with other students who share them. Discover student organizations which relate to arts, media, and entertainment at the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership. You can browse the database by letter or search by keyword or name for locating student organizations. 

Some examples of organizations that may be of interest are:

  • American Advertising Federation
  • Art Hawks
  • Bijou Film Board
  • Campus Activity Board
  • Daily Iowan
  • Dance Marathon
  • EPX Studio
  • Film Club
  • Fine Arts Council
  • Fools Magazine
  • KRUI-FM
  • Nightingale
  • Scope Productions
  • Student Video Production
  • Voices of Soul
  • Wilder Things Magazine
     

If you don’t want to join a club or don’t have the time, you can find activities and events related to your interests via After Class
 

Also consider volunteering as a way to explore your interests, build your resume, and connect with the community!

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SEO & Content Analyst at Perfect Search Media

Saturday, June 25, 2022
Employer: Perfect Search Media Expires: 07/24/2022 WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT?Are you obsessed with helping clients improve their digital presence? Love the hands-on experience of helping clients with everything from strategy to implementation and beyond? Passionate about crafting flawless content? Ready to join a fun, supportive team? Look no further. Perfect Search is looking for an SEO & Content Analyst to join our team."If interested in applying, please visit our careers page at https://www.perfectsearchmedia.com/careers and apply directly on our site."WHAT YOU'LL DOPlanning and execution of search engine optimization campaignsProvide SEO testing roadmap and recommendationsOptimize websites to improve efficiencies and increase volume of conversionsAnalyze key metrics, discern key findings, and optimize to drive successful outcomes in accountsAdvanced data analysis in Microsoft ExcelCollaborate with clients to devise new and exciting marketing initiativesCreate weekly/monthly reports with analysis of performance along with recommendations for improvementsServe as point of contact and project manager for clients with client-facing communicationUnderstand client objectives and business goals to identify current client campaign optimization and expansion opportunitiesKeep up-to-date on emerging online marketing strategies, tools, and best practicesManage and prioritize multiple accounts simultaneouslyWork with fun people in a fun atmosphere; advanced ping pong skills are a plusWHAT YOU NEED·     1-3 years of experience in digital marketing·     The ability to quickly adapt and utilize tools to analyze, optimize, and communicate data·     Technical SEO knowledge and experience·     Highly analytical with strong critical thinking skills·     Experience crafting content for a variety of clients·     Data analysis experience·     Excel experience·     Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities·     Superb written and verbal communication skills·     Certified in Google Analytics·     Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment

Sports Reporter - Penn State Football at Advance Local

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Employer: Advance Local Expires: 07/31/2022 PennLive is looking for a versatile sports reporter to join its award-winning Penn State football coverage team. This position will provide the opportunity to join a major college football beat, writing for a passionate fanbase that really engages with our coverage. The candidate must have the ability to be flexible, reporting on everything from recruiting to game day coverage, breaking news to long-form features. The candidate should be self-motivated and able to generate ideas. When writing on breaking news, it will be important to not just get the post out, but find ways to further the story and provide analysis and depth. For this role, candidates must be able to identify trending and compelling stories that engage readers. The position requires the ability to work fast and write clean.  The ideal candidate should also be able to balance the day-to-day work of a beat writer with finding opportunities for in-depth pieces.Nights, weekends and ability to travel required. Job requirements include:Degree in journalism, communications, or related field or equivalent experienceProven talent in journalism reporting and writingExperience building, maintaining and engaging an active audienceAbility to work independently under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriatelySolid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structureDemonstrated capability in capitalizing on high-value topics by engaging audiences in frequency and urgencyMastery of social media and digital interactionSkills for utilizing a broad set of tools to tell stories and engage the audienceShare samples of your best work or a list of story links when you apply.

Editor at Haymarket Media, Inc.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Employer: Haymarket Media, Inc. Expires: 07/29/2022 Haymarket Media, Inc. is seeking an Editor to join our growing Rare Disease Advisor (RDA) digital brand in the Medical Communications division. This is a hybrid position, with a modest weekly presence in our New York City office required.  Job Overview: The Editor is responsible for managing the daily production of clinician-facing content for several disease-specific sections on the RDA website. The Editor will execute all aspects of the RDA content strategy, manage internal and freelance editorial staff, and work collaboratively with other RDA and Haymarket teams. This position will report to RDA’s Senior Managing Editor (SME). Responsibilities: Manages all daily content production for assigned set of website sections and works with contributing writers to optimize performance. Researches, assigns, copy edits, and web produces daily news briefs for assigned sections. Works with writers on developing and approving evergreen content topics and delivery dates for assigned sections, as well as editing and web producing evergreen content. Manages content calendar for weekly section e-mail newsletters and sponsored campaigns. Conducts quality checks of newsletters and works with web production team as needed. Consults with SME on features and KOL article schedules, and Columns Editor for column article schedules. Manages and quality checks Resource Page topics and content for new section launches. Ensures adherence to RDA, Haymarket, and AMA style guidelines and SEO best practices. Assists with conference coverage planning, execution, and editing; occasional weekend work may be required. Meets with RDA editorial team (remotely and in person) as needed for planning and training purposes.  Skills and Requirements: Bachelor's degree in English/journalism/communications or related field required. 3+ years of professional journalism or communications experience, with demonstrated skill in writing and editing; experience working with clinician-facing products desirable. Experience with WordPress or another content management system required. Experience adhering to style guidelines; proficiency in AMA style desirable. Excellent ability to quickly edit and fact-check content written for a clinician audience.Excellent reading comprehension, listening, analytical, and oral and written communication skills. A successful record of handling multiple simultaneous projects and adhering to deadlines. Experience as a strong team player who can work independently and cross-functionally within an organization and independently follow through on assigned tasks. Experience in managing freelance writers and editors on a daily basis is a plus. Proficiency with Google suite (Gmail, Google Drive/Docs/Sheets) preferred. Working knowledge of SEO best practices and content promotion strategies.Understanding of the needs of medical professional audiences, or demonstrated ability to identify the needs of a highly specialized audience.  What We Offer:A competitive compensation packagePaid annual vacation, holiday and sick time offComprehensive health plans including medical, dental and visionCompetitive 401(k) investment options and generous company matching programLife insuranceCommuter benefitsEmployee referral awardsTuition reimbursementTraining opportunities through industry-recognized programsA creative and passionate workplace and a fun, collaborative team environment  About Rare Disease Advisor: Rare Disease Advisor is a leading online digital publisher of news, perspectives, and resources for supporting rare disease communities. The site offers comprehensive coverage of the latest research, drug development, and treatment insights for healthcare providers, researchers, patients, and their families.  About Haymarket: Haymarket has its heart and soul in publishing and media. Since the company was founded half a century ago, Haymarket has always prided itself on being a highly creative business, with an unrelenting focus on the quality of the products and the people. The philosophy has always been quite simple: only by having the highest quality individuals can you produce the highest quality products, combining the best in content, design, production and customer services. Globalization is opening up the world further and provides many opportunities for growth. Haymarket has offices around the world and many of the titles are now truly global brands. Haymarket serves a broad spread of business markets, from marketing to medicine to technology along with exhibitions and live events. Predicting the shape of the business in 3, 5, or 10 years is almost impossible; and the unpredictability is part of the appeal. Haymarket aims to be the perfect company to work with or for – we have the processes and attitude that ensure quality and consistency, and an entrepreneurial spirit that makes every day rewarding.  An equal opportunity employer, Haymarket Media does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other protected category recognized by state, federal, or local laws.

Production Technician at Iowa PBS

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Employer: Iowa PBS Expires: 07/05/2022 Our Mission: Iowa PBS educates, informs, enriches and inspires Iowans.WHY Iowa PBS!Iowa PBS is Iowa's statewide public broadcasting network. Approximately 100 full and part-time employees work at Iowa PBS serving our audiences with local programs, broadcast services, and education and outreach initiatives that contribute to our mission. Our organization is made strong by highly-qualified, diverse and talented staff members who are vital to Iowa PBS's future. Working at Iowa PBS will provide you the opportunity for robust career development. We consider the employees at Iowa PBS to be our most valuable resource.Iowa PBS is seeking qualified applicants for a Production Technician - Videographer position. This position performs video and audio recording and acquisition of media utilizing professional camera, lighting, and audio recording equipment, both on-location and in studio. Duties include:• Perform on-location and in-studio video and audio recording, using appropriate lighting equipment and techniques• Operate various camera platforms and media capture devices• Provide general technical support for field and studio content acquisition, including operation of lighting & power systems, camera control units, intercom systems, field audio systems, and support equipment in use by Iowa PBS. • Perform basic maintenance of cameras, media capture devices, lighting instruments, teleprompter and support equipment.• Assist with technical aesthetic and content decisions of remote and studio production.Competencies Required:• Employee must have knowledge and expertise in the use of professional video camera platforms, microphones, media capture devices, and support equipment in use by Iowa PBS.• Experience lighting both on-location, EFP-style events, as well as in studio productions. • Requires sitting, standing, bending, reaching, climbing, lifting up to 40 pounds and the ability to work at heights. • Works and communicates with the public, as well as internal and external clients to meet their needs in a polite, courteous and cooperative manner.  • Displays a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently. Responds appropriately to supervision. Displays high standards of ethical conduct.  • Knowledge of English language: grammar, spelling and punctuation. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.Position requires frequent travel in and out of Iowa, with overnight stays. Applicant must be willing to work varied schedule, including nights and weekends. Other requirements include working on ladders and platforms up to 50 feet. Applicant must have valid driver’s license. Please provide a sample reel of work.  

Copy Desk Editor at Lee Enterprises

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Employer: Lee Enterprises Expires: 07/30/2022 Come join the action! The Action!Are you seeking a great journalism opportunity with a collaborative team?  The Kearney Hub, a Lee Enterprise, Inc. publication is seeking a full time talented copy editor who excels at editing local stories, wire copy and photo cutlines to join our news team to ensure a high quality paper is published.  Are You Ready?Are you skilled at writing captions and headlines that are specific, creative, accurate and captivating?  Are you able to work as a team to identify and correct copy errors with spelling, grammar and syntax?  Are you able to utilize strong judgment to rewrite or modify copy as needed in AP style and to pull wire stories and prepare them for publication? If so, this may be the role for you! The successful candidate will be digital savvy, detail oriented, precise, have the ability to meet deadlines and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with editors, peers and the Lee Design Center.  Experience with a daily paper and a Bachelor’s degree in journalism or English is preferred and new graduates are welcome to apply. InDesign experience is helpful. What is in it for you?Besides working with a dedicated and supportive team, Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages, a synergistic work environment and career growth opportunities.  We offer a comprehensive very affordable benefit program, which includes medical, dental, vision, LTD, STD, life insurance and a generous paid leave program including paid parental leave.  We also offer a 401K program with employer match. Kearney is a county seat and a rapidly growing community of over 30,000.  It is home to the University of Nebraska at Kearney and has I-80 access to Lincoln and Omaha, Denver, and Kansas City.  If YOU have the talent we are looking for, apply at https://lee.net/careers/ and search Kearney, NE.  Lee Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer, and candidates must successfully complete a post offer 4-panel drug screen, MVR check and background check. We participate in E-Verify and strive for an inclusive work environment.

Sports Reporter at Lee Enterprises

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Employer: Lee Enterprises Expires: 07/30/2022 New Pay ScaleJoin the Action with a winning team!The Lexington Clipper Herald, a Lee Enterprises publication, is seeking a flexible and dynamic reporter to cover all area high school, community, and local area sporting and  recreational events. The successful candidate will write and document compelling stories, which engage the community via traditional writing, social media platforms, photo galleries and videography.Are you Ready?Do you enjoy local and high school sports? Do you enjoy getting to know community members?  Do you enjoy covering sports via writing, video, and photos? Are you energetic with solid writing skills, have knowledge of AP style, have the ability to cultivate and establish solid sources, and able to take video and photos of events and engage in both written and digital journalism?  If so, this may be the role for you! A degree in journalism or a related field is preferred and new graduates are welcome to apply!What’s in it for you?Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a supportive work environment with career growth opportunities.  We also offer a competitive and affordable benefit program, which includes medical, dental, vision, LTD, STD, and life insurance.  We also offer generous time off including paid parental leave for new parents, and a 401K with employer contributions. Lexington is conveniently located just off I-80 and a short drive to Grand Island or Kearney, Nebraska. If you believe you are the successful candidate, apply at lee.net/careersand search for Lexington, NE. Lee Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer, and candidates must pass a post-offer 4-panel drug screen, driving record check, and background check.

Sound Technician at Royal Caribbean Group

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Employer: Royal Caribbean Group Expires: 08/31/2022 Position Description Position Title: Sound TechnicianPosition Code: SOUN POSITION SUMMARY Responsible for the operation and maintenance of all aspects of the sound system(s) in certain entertainment venues aboard the ship for a variety of events and activities.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Royal Caribbean International expects each shipboard team member to relentlessly exemplify the principles of the Anchored in Excellence Credo to all team members. In addition, all duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with Royal Caribbean International’s The Royal Way, SQM standards, USPH guidelines, and environmental, and safety policies. Each shipboard employee may be required to perform all functions in various service venues and throughout the ship. 1. In accordance with Royal Caribbean International’s philosophy of Anchored in Excellence, each employee conducts oneself in a professional and courteous manner at all times. This consists of physical and verbal interactions with guests or fellow shipboard employees and/or in the presence of guest contact and crew areas. 2. Operates and maintains all aspects of the sound system(s) in various entertainment venues for rehearsals, shows, special events, and other activities, including some group functions and charters. 3. This person is also responsible to assist with and oversee the setup, positioning, and strike of microphones, audio snakes and cables, headphone amplifiers, stage monitors, and other equipment for all applicable rehearsals, performances, events, and activities along with its care and storage. 4. Meet with guest entertainers and certain groups to find out what their audio-related requirements may be for upcoming rehearsals, shows, or activities. 5. Maintains the artistic standards and intentions of the Producer, Director, and Technical Designer for the production shows. Prior to making any edits to the audio or show control systems, the production studio should be contacted for approval. 6. See that all audio equipment is properly maintained and kept in good working order, and work with the head sound and light technician to see that any audio equipment that malfunctions or fails is repaired or replaced in a timely manner.  7. Sees that regular maintenance procedures are carried out in accordance with the scheduled maintenance in AMOS. 8. Creates backups of show files every 6 months and ensures masters are kept safely and labeled properly.9. Works with the head sound and light technician to ensure that there is a stock of spare speaker drivers onboard for any drivers that tend to fail on a regular basis. As speaker drivers fail, they should be replaced with a spare from this stock. 10. Work with the stage and production manager and the head sound and light technician to ensure that spare batteries are kept in stock for all applicable equipment that is used on a regular basis. 11. Should strive to ensure that the quality of all entertainment technical equipment is kept up to the ship’s original design standards or better. 12. Notify the head sound and light technician of any problems or issues with the sound system(s) so this information may be added to the technical report for the week. 13. Makes certain that all e-mail correspondence concerning shipboard matters is sent using the ship's Lotus Notes accounts. Should also see that the Cruise Director, SPMs, and the shoreside support team are copied and that the shoreside technical support team is copied on all e-mails sent from the ship regarding technical needs or equipment. 14. Consults with the shoreside Fleet Technical Operations Specialist before planning or undertaking any large sound or lighting equipment installations or projects, or before making any larger equipment purchases. 15. Work with the head sound and light technician to see that a complete set of updated schematics and drawings for the sound systems in each entertainment venue are readily accessible and updated and that all sound equipment racks are properly labeled as to which circuit breaker feeds each equipment rack, which speakers are powered by each amplifier and processor in the rack, etc. for maintenance and troubleshooting purposes. In all racks, all cables should be labeled as to where they connect.  16. Attend all training, meetings, classes, or courses as required. 17. Develop hand-over notes at the end of each contract to be approved by your manager as per SQM guidelines. Notes should be divided into 1) Systems operations by room 2) Activities cue by cue 3) Performs related duties as required. This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the shipboard employee occupying this position. Shipboard employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management. QUALIFICATIONS ·    Education from a technical school is preferred. ·    Have a minimum of two years of experience and a solid background in live sound reinforcement. Experience in musical theater is preferred. ·    Be proficient in programming and operation of digital mixers from Yamaha and DiGiCo. ·    Must be skilled at all aspects of live audio from microphone and monitor placement to the front of house and monitor mixing. ·    Must be able to do basic troubleshooting and basic, routine maintenance on many types of audio gear including amplifiers, consoles, and outboard audio gear, and be able to detect and replace blown speaker drivers. ·    Have a good working knowledge of “backline gear” such as guitar, keyboard, and bass guitar amplifiers. ·    Must be familiar with the proper use of processing including gain, eq, compression, delay, fx·     Eexperience with DSP units such as BSS London Architect, Soundweb, Media Matrix, and units by Rane.·     Experience in using linked systems such as DANTE·     Working knowledge of playback software such as QLAB, Logic X, Ableton Live, Protools ·     Must be able to work well with others. This is essential, as you will be working with a team of technicians, and you will be working with a cast of singers and dancers as well as featured entertainers on a regular basis. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS · Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly, and cordially with guests. · Ability to read and write English to understand and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from guests, supervisors, and co-workers. · Ability to speak additional languages such as Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, or German preferred. Language testing may be requested. · Should be able to read and interpret equipment manuals, operations manuals, memos, technical procedures, and necessary rules and regulations. Should be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from Royal Caribbean employees and guests. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS While performing the duties of this job, the shipboard employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. All shipboard employees must be physically able to participate in emergency life-saving procedures and drills. Full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal, and hearing abilities are required to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency including the lowering of lifeboats. Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Aquatic Stage Staff at Royal Caribbean Group

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Employer: Royal Caribbean Group Expires: 08/31/2022 POSITION SUMMARYThe Aquatic Stage Staff (STAA) is responsible for all the duties and responsibilities that are outlined in the Technical Stage Staff (STAT) Job Description. Moreover, the STAA is not only responsible for assisting with dive shows and underwater activities in the Aqua Theater, as requested by the Aqua Cast Support Divers, Entertainment Rigging Specialists, and/or the Aqua Theater Stage Production Manager, but also acts as a safety diver in the unlikely event of an Aqua Show related emergency. The below STAA Job Description must be read together with the relevant ship and entertainment venue specific SOP(s) and responsibility matrix. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with Royal Caribbean International’s The Royal Way, SQM standards, USPH guidelines, and environmental, and safety policies. Each shipboard employee may be required to perform all functions in various food and beverage service venues throughout the ship. In accordance with Royal Caribbean International’s philosophy of Anchored in Excellence, each employee always conducts oneself in a professional and courteous manner. This consists of physical and verbal interactions with guests or fellow shipboard employees and/or in the presence of guest contact and crew areas. In accordance with Royal Caribbean International’s philosophy of Anchored in Excellence, each employee always conducts oneself in a professional and courteous manner. This consists of physical and verbal interactions with guests or fellow shipboard employees and/or in the presence of guest contact and crew areas. Each shipboard employee may be required to perform all functions in various venues and throughout the ship.1.     Reporting Structure·      The STAA will report directly to the assigned entertainment venue’s Stage ProductionManager.·      The STAA’s direct supervisor is the Head Stage Staff (who provides a daily schedule for all shipboard duties). 2.     Aqua Show-Related DutiesIn the unlikely event of an Aqua Show-related emergency, the STAA acts as a safety diver and is the communication link between the Aqua Theater Stage Production Manager and Aqua Cast Support Diver.·      Participates in and assists with the presets and strike of equipment, props, and scenery for all shows, events, and activities that take place in the Aqua Theater.·      Assembles and disassembles all SCUBA gear required to perform his/her underwater duties, which must then be inspected by the Aqua Cast Support Diver.·      Assists the Aqua Cast Support Divers by securely storing and maintaining all SCUBA equipment used in the Aqua Theater shows. In the event, the STAA finds any damaged or malfunctioning equipment or has any concerns with any of the equipment, this must be communicated to the Aqua Cast Support Divers and Aqua Theater Stage Production Manager.·      Performs underwater show tracks for all rehearsals and performances in the Aqua Theater including, but not limited to the:Ø Sharing of air with performers.Ø The setting of flying points.Ø Calling clears for performer flying and/or lifting movements.Ø Moving of props underwater.Ø Communicating either verbally (over comms) or by way of approved hand signals.·      Participates in all scheduled rescue training. 3.     Maintenance·      Works with the Aqua Theater Stage Production Manager, Entertainment Rigging Specialist, and venue technicians to maintain all props and set pieces of all produced entertainment as it was originally designed and installed.·      Assists the Aqua Theater Stage Production Manager, Entertainment Rigging Specialist, and Support divers with underwater maintenance and safety inspections.·      Communicates any maintenance needs with the Aqua Theater Stage Production Manager, Head Stage Staff, and/or Aqua Cast Support Divers.·      Ensures that all props and set pieces in all entertainment venues onboard are secured, attached, and/or properly stored to prevent damage or equipment loss in cases of rough seas or high degrees of the list. 4.     Administrative Function·      Attends applicable entertainment-related meetings as required.·      Ensures that backstage underwater track sheets for produced entertainment are accurately updated, copies of which must be given to the Head Stage Staff for archiving.• Must understand and comply with all company policies and procedures. Performs related duties as required. This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the shipboard employee occupying this position. Shipboard employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management. QUALIFICATIONS·      2-3 years’ experience with the assembly and disassembly of stage equipment and props.·      Background in stage, technical theatre, and/or production.·      Completion of high school or basic education equivalency preferred.·      Minimum of one (1) full contract served as Technical Stage Staff.·      Open Water Diver certified by PADI, SSI, SDI, NAUI, or equivalent diving agency is required. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS·      Must have the ability to solely move heavy sets and/or props underwater.·      Ability to perform minor theatrical repair work (i.e., carpentry and painting)·      Keep up to date with advancements in the entertainment industry. PHYSICAL, VISION, AND HEARING REQUIREMENTS·      Physical: Must pass the company-required medical evaluation.·      Vision: Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.·      Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS·      Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly, and cordially.·      Ability to understand and apply the PADI-approved hand signals.·      Ability to read and write English to understand and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information to subordinates and colleagues. All shipboard employees must be physically able to participate in emergency life-saving procedures and drills. Full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal, and hearing abilities are required to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency including the lowering of lifeboats. Therefore, the ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds is necessary.

Assistant Director, Communications and Marketing at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign - Technology Services

Monday, June 20, 2022
Employer: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign - Technology Services Expires: 07/01/2022 Assistant Director, Communications and MarketingOffice of the CIOUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The Assistant Director will lead a creative team responsible for internal and external communications and marketing efforts. Your team has a variety of expertise including writing, graphics design, videography, social media, and event planning, which they use to turn technical or abstract concepts into content that is accessible for students, faculty, and staff. Technology Services provides campus-wide technology solutions that support the teaching, learning, and research missions of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. We partner with other departmental IT staff to serve nearly 60,000 faculty, staff, and students. We invest in our staff to enable them to do their best work and prepare for inevitable changes in the technology landscape. We encourage and provide opportunities for continuous learning and development. Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. Illinois is the place where we embrace difference. We embrace it because we value it. Illinois is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community. Why Work at Technology Services?Highlights of Employee Benefits (PDF) The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. Primary Position Function: Coordinate the creation and implementation of a comprehensive Office of the CIO communications plan, as well as provide direction and vision for the Technology Services’ websites, social media, marketing and publicity, and coordination of special events/projects. Major Duties and ResponsibilitiesLeadershipProvide leadership in creating, documenting, and following processes for organization- and university-wide communications regarding technology and IT services.Provide leadership in compiling, composing, and distributing organization- and university-wide communications including electronic newsletters, reports, social media, press releases, videos, and email.Supervise, mentor, and develop the skills of other Technology Services content creators including communications specialists and student communications interns.Manage and supervise staff including but not limited to the recruitment and selection of staff, setting goals, conducting performance appraisals, facilitating career development, succession planning, coaching, and mentoring.Lead employees with a focus on operational excellence, improving processes, accelerating process timelines, and be a change champion throughout the organization and university, providing for management analysis and recommendations on improvementsStrategic PlanningIdentify new and creative ideas for communicating key messages to various target audiences.Develop and direct content strategies for the Technology Services’ website, including editing website content created by other communicators, working with web-developers to identify and implement new functional needs on the website, and working with Technology Services leadership to make sure the values of the organization are reflected in the Technology Services’ web presence.Create data-driven content strategies that utilize analytics and data collection to maximize the effectiveness of current content strategies, goals, and campaigns.CommunicationsEdit content and create processes which establish an effective, consistent voice across Technology Services’ communications to internal and external audiences.Engage in or provide guidance with the drafting and review of communications to be sent by or on behalf of Technology Services leadership.Serve as an Office of the CIO representative for media inquiries, as well as coordinate outreach efforts to the media on behalf of the organization.Collaborate with content specialists, authors, writers, and editors to prepare publications according to processes and publication deadlines.Coordinate and review internal communications.Participate in the planning and implementation of the Office of the CIO’ programs, projects and special events such as meetings, receptions, conferences, workshops, annual events, lectures, staff and/or student appreciation events.Campus RelationshipsDevelop professional rapport with the university (IT Professionals, faculty, staff, and students) by both formal and informal networking.In the role of university CCO, represent the Office of the CIO as the primary liaison with the Office of Public Affairs and other university CCOs.Serve as a representative for the Office of the CIO in the university community and provide presentations on Technology Services’ services as necessary.Establish and maintain a broad range of university contacts and serve as a liaison to a wide variety of constituents such as deans, directors, department heads of academic and administrative units, faculty, academic and non-academic staff members, students, and the general public. QualificationsRequired QualificationsBachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration, communications, public relations, or a closely related field.Four years of professional experience in a communications-oriented position.Experience leading or managing staff.Demonstrated experience with content development and content strategies for web sites, electronic publications, and/or social media for a business or University environment.Experience with copy-editing to conform to style guides and identity standards.Experience with creating and implementing plans and strategies for communicating with large and varied audiences.Preferred QualificationsMaster’s degree in communication-oriented field like Communications, English, Advertising, Journalism or other related field.Four years of professional experience in a higher education communications-oriented position.Experience participating in a significant role/capacity in the deployment of at least one major IT implementation.Experience with measurement tools and strategies, including analytics, engagement, and SEO. Salary and Appointment InformationThis is a full-time, year-round Civil Service Marketing Associate position. The expected start date is as soon as possible after June 30, 2022. Salary is commensurate with experience. To Apply:Applications must be received by June 30, 2022. Apply for this position using the "Apply for Position" button on our website. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered.  The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. Other pre-employment assessments may be required, depending on the classification of Civil Service employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants. University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

Public Relations Coordinator/Entry Level at Fox Corporation

Monday, June 20, 2022
Employer: Fox Corporation Expires: 07/22/2022 We are looking for a highly motivated and driven Public Relations Coordinator to join the FOX News Media team. In this entry-level position, the Public Relations Coordinator will be responsible for all key PR administrative duties within the department. The position is a great opportunity for someone starting out in the PR industry!Please note the work week for this role is a Tuesday - Saturday OR Sunday - Thursday schedule. Flexibility/weekend and after-hours work are required.A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIESOversee all media monitoring for 8 linear, digital, and streaming platforms of FOX News Media Serve in an enterprising foundational “doer” role supporting the entire department in all administrative PR functionsWHAT YOU WILL NEEDPrior internship roles in public relations.Flexibility to work nights and weekendsExperience with administrative duties; able to meet rapid deadlines efficiently Must be able to adapt to change and possess situational awarenessConsistent attention to detailSuperior organizational & research skillsAbility to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment Excellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to uphold a strict level of confidentialityABOUT YOUProfessional, mature demeanor & a can-do, upbeat attitudeNICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKERBachelor’s degree (a concentration in Communications is a plus) 

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CLA Summer Experience – Cedar Rapids, IA

Friday, July 8, 2022 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Are you an accounting or finance student interested in career opportunities with a Top 8 public accounting firm? Are you thinking about internship opportunities for Spring 2023 and beyond? Come to our in-person event in Cedar Rapids for first-hand experience with our CLA family and an insider view to what a career at CLA is all about. Find out if the work we do and the diverse, innovative career opportunities available align with your personal passions. We will start the afternoon in our office...

Student Employment Job Fair

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 11:00am to 2:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This is an excellent opportunity for students to learn about the variety of student hourly and Work-Study jobs available on the UI campus & at qualified off-campus nonprofit Work-Study sites. The University is excited to have students consider campus employment. Research shows that students who are connected to campus are more successful and more likely to continue enrollment and do well academically. Many first-year students choose student employment as their Pick One. Typically more than 30...

All Majors Career Fair

Thursday, September 22, 2022 11:00am to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This job and internship fair will focus on recruiting students typically in ALL MAJORS! Typically about 100+ employers attend and 1,000+ students attend! Visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/all-majors-career-fair for more details.

Actuarial Science, Insurance and Risk Management Career Fair

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Wednesday, September 28 - 1-4 p.m.; Check-in at Second Floor Ballroom Lobby in Iowa Memorial Union. Employers are seeking to fill underwriting and actuary internship and full time roles. Bring your Student ID, copies of your resume and Dress for Success! *If you are in need of free professional attire, please visit the Clothing Closet at Iowa, 213 Iowa Memorial Union  

VIRTUAL All Majors Career Fair

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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Wednesday, October 12, 2022 : 12 - 4 p.m. - VIRTUAL FAIR This fair will focus on recruiting students pursuing any and all majors! All students are invited to attend! There will be a variety of industries of employers represented. Visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/virtual-career-fair for more details.

Science, Health & Sustainability Career Fair

Thursday, October 13, 2022 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Thursday, October 13, 2022 Students will Explore + Connect with: Life science, health science & sustainability companies Internship/full-time positions Graduate and service programs   Research and volunteer opportunities Check-in at Second Floor Ballroom Lobby in Iowa Memorial Union. Bring your Student ID, copies of your resume and Dress for Success! *If you are in need of free professional attire, please visit the Clothing Closet at Iowa, 213 Iowa Memorial Union. Parking will be busy...
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Hawkeye Spotlight

Michael Scheuerman

Iowa, Yemen, and an Oscar nod

Scheuerman, a 1988 University of Iowa graduate, retired from his longtime career in information technology in 2018 and co-produced Hunger Ward, a documentary about the humanitarian disaster and famine caused by the brutal six-year civil war in Yemen. The film is one of five nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony
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Hawkeye’s NFL gig is about more than a game

As the social content intern for the Denver Broncos, 2020 University of Iowa graduate Cole Cooper is combining his creative skills with his marketing education to help build the professional football team’s brand.
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Iowa: Nation’s next hotbed for jazz

Faculty are determined to establish the University of Iowa as a national powerhouse of jazz studies, preparing students for whatever they want to do next, from life as a working jazz musician to continuing on with academic study.