Part-Time Student Reporter, College Marketing and Communications at Indiana University

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Job Description:



Department Information

Our team is responsible for communications and marketing projects that advance the mission and strengthen the brand of the IU College of Arts & Sciences. We focus on College-wide initiatives, including brand development and management, user-focused website development for our departments and programs, and recruitment marketing strategy and products. The College values diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core strength and essential element in the success of its educational mission.

Job Summary

The College's Communications & Marketing office employs several student writers who generate 600-800 word news stories for the College's homepage and news page, and social media channels. Topics covered include: student experiences (in the classroom, with career preparation, service impacts, and awards), faculty scholarship and teaching (courses taught, groundbreaking articles and books published, service awards, achievements and awards), and spotlights of the College's departments, programs, centers and institutes.

Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Writes 600-800 word news and feature stories for the College.

  • Researches and fact checks information, including ensuring accuracy of quotes used in articles.

  • Complies with IU editorial guidelines, and meets Communications & Marketing's deadlines.

  • Exercises ability to identify, pitch, and tell compelling and authentic stories that showcase the College's vibrant intellectual community, and its impact.




  • Currently enrolled as a student at Indiana University (Preferably undergraduate or graduate student with junior or senior status)



  • Excellent writing and storytelling skills, with meticulous attention to detail

  • Organizational skills, with the ability to plan effectively and meet deadlines

  • Passion for higher education and research


  • Experience with news reporting, blogging, or other public-facing writing

Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana

Advertised Salary

$12.00 per hour

Benefits Overview

For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:

  • Multiple plan options for medical insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution

  • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options

  • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting

  • Additional supplemental retirement plan options

  • Tuition benefit for IU classes

  • 10 paid holidays per year

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.

Job Classification

Career Level: Part Time Employee

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Part Time Employee

Job Family: Part Time Student Employee
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Posting Disclaimer

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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