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Undergraduate Administrative Staff

Deadline: 11:59pm, December 31, 2022

Job Description:

CIERA, Northwestern’s prestigious Astrophysics Center, has several exciting Work Study and Student Temp job opportunities. You may choose one or several of the functions listed below that are more suitable to you, based on your experience, qualifications, and interests:

  • Communications: create and distribute daily agenda and weekly bulletin emails; update announcements; maintain email lists; collect and organize data for CIERA reports.
  • Media & Promotion: write news stories; conduct interviews; write researcher biographies; assist with social media; take photos for news stories and website; develop promotional materials.
  • Events: assist with event preparation; onsite support for events and conferences; take photos at events.
  • Website Development & Maintenance: create simple websites using WordPress for faculty and CIERA programs; add news, media, and other information to website.
  • Information Technology: maintain laptops; perform basic computer repair and troubleshooting, perform video editing; maintain computer and accessories inventory.
  • Space Management: Maintain office space inventory; organize documents and office supplies; set up food for Center events and clean up after events; maintain general office cleanliness.
  • Data analysis and charts: using excel, create attractive charts and graphs to display CIERA’s data; analyze CIERA data for special projects.

While you work with us at CIERA, we will provide training and career advising, to help you become an effective worker in a highly professional environment.

General Qualifications:

Reliability; availability to work 4-10 hours per week; ability to interact professionally with researchers and staff. Ideal candidates will work with us for one or more years.

Prerequisites or Requirements:

Ideal candidates will have experience or ability to learn some of the following skills: web development/Wordpress; Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator; Excel; Canva; photography; writing; science background.

Hourly Wage: $14 and up, based on experience

To Apply:

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