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Current Openings on the SOA Team

Marketing and Social Media Coordinator (Undergraduate federal work-study position, part-time)


The Student Organizations & Activities (SOA) area of Campus Life is looking for a part-time staff member to assist with marketing and communication needs. SOA is responsible for serving as a central resource to 300+ recognized undergraduate student organizations as well as sponsoring free events. The marketing and social media coordinator will be responsible for working with full-time staff in managing SOA's social media plan and other advertising and outreach initiatives. 8-10 hrs/wk.

-Familiarity with Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and other social media platforms popular with Northwestern
undergraduates; experience managing an organizational social media voice preferred
-Strong written communication skills
-Creative approach to reaching broad audiences
-Digital graphic design experience preferred
-Track record of showing initiative and inventiveness in their work
-Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team in a professional setting
-Involved with student organizations

Starting at $12.00/hour

Please submit your interest and work-study eligibility documentation to


Student Organization Administrative Specialist (part-time graduate assistant)

 Student Organizations & Activities (SOA) is seeking a part-time graduate assistant to work 20 hours/wk during fall, winter, and spring terms. The role will be focused on the management and administrative needs of the department including review of the student activities assistance fund applications and management of the fund, advising the student activities finance committee, participating in the new student organization review committee, managing SOA's other student org grants programs, performing arts rights requests, and other documentation needs for the student organization community.

  • Oversee creation and management of social media, marketing, and websites for the department
  • Collaborate with professional staff as requested including, but not limited to, projects such as learning assessments and program development
  • Attend staff meetings and departmental/divisional meetings and offerings
  • Represent the office at signature Division of Student Affairs events
  • Participate on campus committees as a departmental representative
  • Additional projects assigned per conversations with supervisor



  • Enrolled in a related master’s level graduate program (i.e.- student affairs, higher education, college student personnel, psychology, counseling, leadership, etc)
  • Ability to accomplish goals and tasks in a fast-paced, teamwork environment
  • Communicates effectively one-to-one, in small groups, and in public speaking contexts
  • Creates an environment of understanding and inclusion
  • Effectively performs duties and responsibilities; displays attention to detail
  • Demonstrates ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to easily contact and develop working relationships with students and colleagues

Please submit your interest and work-study eligibility documentation to