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Digital Media Student Worker


  • Curate, organize, and schedule content for social media platforms via Hootsuite (i.e., Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
  • Assist with social media moderation (i.e., replies, comments, messages, etc.) 
  • Develop and coordinate social media campaigns (e.g., Step Up for State, 3MT Competition, Graduate Student Appreciation Week)
  • Create publicity/marketing materials for The Graduate College’s initiatives utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud and Canva
  • Assist with The Graduate College’s website maintenance and creative needs, such as videos
  • Assist with other digital communications-related projects (as needed)
    • GradBulletin, The Graduate College’s weekly newsletter
    • Grad Impact submissions (i.e., graduate student stories


  • Apply your education to real-world work and develop relevant skills and expertise
  • Practical experience in the creation of online presence, marketing, and other digital communications
  • Gain technical skills in Adobe Creative Suite, Hootsuite, web design, and more to demonstrate to future employers
  • Flexible scheduling to work around classes and commitments

Required Qualifications:

  • Regularly admitted to an undergraduate or graduate degree program at Texas State University
  • Enrolled in at least six hours during the Spring 2024 semester
  • Good academic standing
  • Interest in digital communications strategies and technologies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Impeccable proofreading skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in communications, digital media, public relations, marketing, advertising, journalism, electronic media, or related field
  • Experience with leading social media platforms (i.e., Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Linked In, etc.)
  • Experience with web design
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite

Terms of employment:

  • In-office position (San Marcos campus)
  • This position reports to the Publications Writer of The Graduate College.
  • The duration of this position is for the Spring 2024 semester and potentially renewable for the Fall 2024 semester based on performance.
  • The commitment for this position is 20-25 hours per week (flexible schedule between Monday and Friday).
  • When the university/office is closed on weekends/holidays, students will not be working.

Work Environment:

Physical requirements include the ability to lift/carry up to 10-15 pounds occasionally, and the ability to operate computers, telephones, and office equipment. Subject to sitting, client/customer contact, standing, walking, vision to monitor, repetitive motion, stooping/kneeling, squatting, bending, and reaching to perform essential functions.


To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and one writing sample.