First Year Programs

Student Coordinator: Digital Communications

First Year Programs is seeking an energetic, creative, and tech-savvy student who has a passion for impacting student success through communication and social media. The Student Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation and support of social media communications on Instagram through Meta Business Suite including photography and short video creation.

Summary of Work 

The Digital Communications Student Coordinator will:

  • Create and implement communication timelines for social media channels 
  • Create marketing materials for social media channels including short video and photography 
  • Manage photography needs for First Year Programs  
  • Co-design New Husky Communications including “Tips from Dubs” emails 
  • Capture the UW Seattle student perspective by attending in-person and online events, interview students, promote & develop online engagement with FYP social media accounts 

Dates & Hours

Start/End Date: 5/22/24 - 6/13/25

Hours Available: 

  • Spring Quarter: 10-15 hrs/week
  • Summer Quarter: 10-15 hrs/week
  • Dawg Daze: 39.5 hours from 9/18 - 9/27 (including weekend & evening work)
  • Autumn Quarter: 10-15 hrs/week
  • Winter Quarter: 10-15 hrs/week

Required Qualifications

  • Full-time, degree-seeking, undergraduate student on the Seattle campus with a graduation date no earlier than June of 2025
  • Good academic and conduct standing prior to and throughout the entire term of employment.
  • Ability to work (includes evening and weekend hours) Dawg Daze 2024 (9/18-9/28) - exact hours to be determined (approximately 39.5 hours total)  

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience planning, implementing, and evaluating social media communications 
  • Experience with video production 
  • Comfortable interacting in person with students and campus partners 
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently 

Application & Questions

Applications are now closed. 

Essay questions are listed below. Please be sure to answer all parts of the questions. We encourage you to compose your responses outside of the application first and then copy & paste them into the application text boxes. Your responses are limited to 250 words per question, so please double-check that your responses fit after you paste them into the application. 

  1. Why are you interested in the Digital Communications student position What strengths do you bring to the role? 
  2. This position works in collaboration with other UW offices to develop content and meet deadlines. How will you communicate with collaborators to create a social activation?  
  3. What are some social media channels that you think are effective in their marketing and why? 
  4. What steps would you take to develop a student-facing social media plan for @newhuskies24?

In addition to these questions, you will be asked to complete an attention to detail task, which will be submitted to