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Open Graduate Assistant and Work-Study Positions

Fall 2016 – Spring 2017:  Office of Academic Affairs
The Office of Academic Affairs has an open position available for a graduate assistant.  The Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for all academic endeavors for the university.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  assist the Vice President for Academic Affairs with data collection, analyses, reporting, and the staff in maintaining data files.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:  candidates should possess experience in Microsoft Excel and Word, and exhibit good communication skills to interact with students, faculty, and staff, as well as represent the Office of Academic Affairs in a professional manner.

Send a completed graduate assistant application and three recommendation letter forms to Madelaine Lanham at lanham@ulm.edu

Summer 2016:  Office of Public Information

There is an immediate opening for a graduate assistant in media relations.  The Office of Public Information is responsible for marketing and communicating the university’s message through media relations, publications, graphic design, marketing services, digital and social media, and the ULM website.


* Create, deliver, edit, and optimize all public relations materials
* Research topics, including gathering appropriate documentation, source materials, and interviews
* Write press releases for media outlets
* Deliver university content via LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
* Help facilitate press conferences and ribbon cuttings
* Research media coverage and industry trends
* Work with faculty, staff, and students to develop fresh story ideas
* Provide creative writing skills to enhance marketing initiatives

A bachelor’s degree in a communications or related field is preferred, but candidates from other degree programs may also be considered. The applicant should have strong verbal and written communication skills, be proficient in AP style, ability to interact with students, faculty, and staff in a team environment. 

Send graduate assistant application, a writing sample, and 3 letters of recommendation to Dr. Brice Jones, Assistant Director of Media Relations, Office of Public Information, Library Suite 211.


Application Materials should be submitted directly to the hiring supervisor for the position you are applying for.

If you have any questions regarding the Graduate Assistant or Work-Study hiring process, please contact 318-342-1037.