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Media Specialist Needed at FSU Center for Intensive English Studies

Published July 30, 2018

Employee Information

20 hours per week

Position Number: OPS

Position Title: Media Support

Department: Center for Intensive English Studies

Summary of Position

This position is responsible for creating, producing, modifying, and maintaining the content of the Center for Intensive English Studies’ (CIES) website, publications, and social media accounts.

The Media Support position works closely with CIES administrators in each of its programs to advance the Center’s goals in recruiting, communication, and student satisfaction.

Position Qualifications

Education/Experience Required:

High school diploma or equivalent and 2 years of experience in web design or graphic design

Background Check

Required knowledge, skills, or abilities necessary for this position:

  • C004 Effective Communication- Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • C006 Training Preparation- Ability to compile print materials and visual aids for training
  • C019 Working Relationships- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • C024 Information Compilation- Ability to gather, interpret, report, and edit information.
  • C038 Attention to Detail- Ability to perform accurately in a detail oriented environment
  • C075 University Policy- Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related University policies and procedures
  • C076 Computer Application Knowledge- Knowledge of applicable computer applications and basic computer functions
  • C091 Media Technology & Trends- Knowledge of current media technology and trends.
  • C156 Web Design- Knowledge of web design and development.
  • C194 Graphic Design Layout- Knowledge of graphic layout techniques and art in digital form
  • C216 Student Interaction- Demonstrated ability to relate to students through the use of basic communication, helping, and problem-solving

Position Review

% of time per month Major or essential functions of the job
40 Create designs for promotion of CIES in print, web, and multimedia marketing. Manage, revise, and maintain the CIES website with up-to-date photos and content. Regularly compose content for promotion of CIES on multiple social media accounts.
15 Work with Director to develop a comprehensive, targeted marketing plan for CIES to increase enrollment for all programs. Perform research to target prospective new student populations. Develop and administer surveys to assess needs and satisfaction among current students and compile reports for CIES staff. Contribute to other reporting projects for the Director as needed, including annual reports, Open Doors Reports, and proposals.
15 Take high-quality photos and videos of CIES classes, events, and activities occasionally for use in publications, website, and social media. Maintain organized folders of photos on the CIES shared drive. Coordinate with other CIES faculty and staff to have their CIES-related photos shared on social media.
10 Assist CIES staff as needed with development and creation of visually appealing flyers, tutorials, and PowerPoint presentations for effective communication to CIES’ English-learning student population. Design and print student textbook covers each session.
10 Assist CIES faculty, staff, and students with “second tier” IT issues that front desk staff are unable to resolve. Refer to/liaise with FSU ITS Helpdesk if further assistance is needed.
5 Attend University trainings and meetings for webmasters and communicators and monitor relevant FSU websites and listservs to stay informed of relevant University policy and procedures. Ensure that CIES website, publications, and social media activities comply with the policies of the University as well as the organizations through which CIES is accredited.
5 Other duties as assigned


For more information email Patrick Kennell or call (850) 644-4797