Communications Student Assistant, University Library

Available immediately.

The University Library seeks a Communications Student Assistant to provide graphic design services for library communications to PSU and external audiences. The Communications Student Assistant reports to the Communications and Outreach Librarian and will also assist with occasional events and administrative tasks.


Design communication pieces, including newsletters, postcards, flyers, and digital signage
Support social media (especially Facebook and Twitter) by providing photographs, ideas, posts, etc.
Provide support for Library events
Provide occasional administrative support and back-up to Office Specialist and Office Manager in Library Administration
Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Proficient in graphic design, preferably in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Must be conscientious, detail-oriented, and a creative problem solver
Interested in communications, marketing, development, alumni relations, social media, or similar
Photography skills or interest helpful


Must be PSU student
Maintain the minimum credit hours each term/be eligible to be a student employee
Prefer sophomore, junior, or senior standing or graduate student in graphic design or related program
Hours and Rate

Starting at $11.00 an hour (depending on experience), 10 hours a week

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume, and a list of two references, as well as graphic design samples, to keecha@pdx.edu noting “Communications Student Assistant Search” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until finalists are identified.