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Arts Initiative Program Assistant - Spring 2019

Organization
Arts Initiative at Columbia University
Working Time
Part Time
Remuneration
Paid

The Arts Initiative at Columbia University is a pioneering venture to make arts and culture a meaningful part of every Columbian's experience. Founded in 2004, our diverse programs encourage students, faculty, and staff to experience the creative life of the campus, engage the cultural riches of New York City and the wider world, and create arts and performance.

We are currently seeking part-time student employees to join our team of dedicated arts professionals. Must be an enrolled undergraduate or graduate student at Columbia University, with a strong interest in the arts. A high level of energy, initiative, and creativity is essential.

Start Date: January 2019

Wage/Salary: $15.50 per hour          

Schedule: 10-15 hours per week

How to Apply: Email resume, cover letter, and schedule availability to artsinitiative@columbia.edu

Responsibilities:

  • Update website, including researching and formatting events for online calendar
  • Draft social media posts
  • Write reviews, essays, and reflections for Student Perspectives
  • Assist with tracking and reporting
  • Assist with general office duties

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled undergraduate or graduate student at Columbia University
  • Strong interest in the arts, with a high level of energy, initiative, and creativity
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, social media, and internet research
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Comfortable interacting with a broad audience – students, faculty, and the public
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize competing assignments