University of Oregon Education Studies
Friday, September 29, 2017
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UOTeach Curriculum and Teaching / Licensure Program in the College of Education is seeking a University of Oregon student to assist with a variety of educational outreach and communications-related projects for the 2017-18 academic year. The student will contribute directly to developing alumni outreach, supporting equity work with K-12 partner teachers, and assist with program communications.

Key Outreach Projects
1. Fall roll out of TeachOUT DuckFunder (Oct 13)
2. Equity & Social Justice Teach-IN (Dec 2)
3. GSA Youth Leadership TeachOUT (May 24)
4. Alumni advocacy and communications
5. Assist with a variety of research, communications, and planning

These key projects represent opportunity for growth and responsibility. The student will be able to work professionally addressing a variety of research, communications, and planning needs.

Student Responsibilities:
• Support office team by greeting departmental visitors and maintaining an organized work space
• Gather teacher project grant, educational training, summer course, workshop, and teaching opportunity information for alumni communications via social media and targeted mailings
• Research teacher funding and advocacy opportunities
• Assist with production of video communications for online audience
• Enhance existing alumni Facebook and social media communications through promotion of job search tools, services, events and educational articles
• Support social media engagement with alumni, track growth and usage
• Run communications campaign focused on alumni teacher stories and testimonials
• Participate in various outreach events; on and off campus
• Respond to other duties as they arise

• Interest, enthusiasm, and knowledge for k-12 public education and teachers
• Experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with others from diverse backgrounds in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment
• Ability to synthesize information, tell a story, and share it via text and video
• Ability to manage a variable work flow throughout the term 
• Ability to interact with a wide variety of people tactfully, efficiently, and professionally, in person, via e-mail and/or social media
• Knack for design and layout in communications
• Tech savvy, with videotaping and learning new software and social media tools
• Proficient with Mac tools, such as Office 365 and Adobe Suite

Goals: What you will gain from the student job:
• Learn more about educational outreach partnerships and opportunities in our community
• Work with a cross section of variety of educational professionals striving to promote and improving k-12 public school education
• Provide valued input on branding and communication needs for career teachers
• Communicate clearly and creatively using a variety of channels including social media, blogging, website and emails.

If you have questions about the position, please feel free to call Amy at 541-346-1360.

Please send: short introduction, resume, sample design portfolio (if available), copy of work study award, and contact information of two references to Amy Harter at or brought to Lokey Education building, suite 124 by 5:00pm on Friday, September 29. Put "HireMe - UOTeach" in the subject line.

All positions are hourly (no GE opportunities); please include the number of hours you are available each week term and the earliest you can start working. Materials will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled. The position and projects are for the academic year.