BCO: Digital Communications Assistant (S9603C)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

Our website, bates.edu, gets over 10 million page views per year and is maintained by over 200 campus WordPress users. The student in this position will take the lead on helping our campus web users work within WordPress optimally. They will also support the college’s communications efforts by assisting with various digital projects such as social media outreach and SEO). 6-20 hours/week. This position will be for the fall semester, with possible extension through the winter semester and/or Short Term.


Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

The Basics

Department: Communications
Supervisor: Nicholas O'Brien
Office Location: 145 Nichols Street, Room 104
Email: nobrien@bates.edu
Pay Grade: C
Hours: 6-20
Workers: 2

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


The student in this position should have experience with content management systems and customer service. S/he will meet regularly with the Supervisor and the team to collaborate and receive direction, but should also be self-motivated and capable of moving projects forward independently. Experience with WordPress, HTML, and Google Sheets is preferred.



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