News Media Intern Department Contact Department Contact Information Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position Department Contact Name Leslie Sanchez Department Contact Phone Department Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org Posting Details Posting Details Requisition Number 1901610S Classification Title Internship Position Job Title News Media Intern College/Division Chancellor Office Department 540210-Marketing and Communications Position Number 716936 Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.0 Reports To Position Title Dir, News Services Target Hourly/Salary Rate 10.10 Pay Level 03 Pay Base Hourly Recruitment Summary New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexicos Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the states NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment. Job Duties and Responsibilities The internship is a fixed term career-path position that will last typically one up to two years in duration. Participates in planning and development of communication strategies. Participates in the daily planning and execution of communication objectives and goals. Writes and reviews news materials and public relations materials for various publications. Shoots and edits video for social media channels and participates in units social media channels. Responds to inquiries and researches and resolves problems as appropriate. Represents the unit at various internal and external meetings; promotes existing and new programs and performs various job-related duties as assigned. Classification Summary Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for supporting communication needs of a department or unit. May participate in writing, communication planning, video and social media engagement. Classification Standard Duties Participates in planning and development of communication strategies. Participates in the daily planning and execution of communication objectives and goals. Writes and reviews news materials and public relations materials for various publications. Shoots and edits video for social media channels and participates in units social media channels. Responds to inquiries and researches and resolves problems as appropriate. Represents the unit at various internal and external meetings; promotes existing and new programs and performs various job-related duties as assigned. Knowledge Skills Skills in short- and long-range planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; public contact and relations; oral and written communication; literature reviews and compilation; material development for scientific and non-scientific audiences; grant writing and peer reviewed publications; modification of existing models or development of new models. The applicant may be responsible for, but not limited to, assisting in technical and outreach support in the department and organizing outreach events and conferences addressing activities associated with the research project. Abilities Ability to direct, evaluate, train and supervise the work of assigned personnel; develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities; analyze and evaluate information; make presentations; work as a member of a team; Required Education Bachelors degree in related field. Required Experience No Previous work experience required. Equivalency None Preferred Qualifications Recent communications graduate Required Certification/License Special Requirements Other Departmental Requirements Standard Work Schedule Standard (M-F, 8-5) If not a Standard Work Schedule, please describe Physical Work Location State NM-New Mexico Physical Work Location County, if in New Mexico DA-Dona Ana Work Site Contingent Upon Funding Contingent upon funding Bargaining Unit Eligible Posting Announcement Statement This is NOT a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Tenure Track Posting Date 05/03/2019 Closing Date 06/03/2019 Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional) Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional) Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants The electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application. Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/34791 Working Conditions and Physical Effort Environment Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. Physical Effort No or very limited physical effort required. Lifting Requirements Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking. Risk No or very limited exposure to physical risk.