Residence Communications Assistant

Compensation: hourly wage is currently being reviewed
Weekly Hours: 8 – 12

Job Description & Duties:

The Residence Communications Assistant will be responsible for assisting in telling the ongoing story of life in residence through pictures, videos, tweets and posts. The focus of the position will be to realize the profile and awareness of residence people, events and activities so that all students have a chance to become more connected, engaged and involved in residence life at Brock.

Duties Include:

  • Help create and maintain a digital residence community
  • Assist in maintaining  and monitoring Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts managed by the Department of Residences
  • Foster engagement across all social media channels
  • Keep detailed metrics and submit monthly reports to supervisor
  • Help run online promotions and contents
  • Attend residence events to take pictures to post on social media outlets as well as on the website
  • Attend a weekly meeting with supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Currently enrolled Brock student; residence experience preferred
  • computer proficient – experience with web design and graphics
  • Be available at a wide variety of times, including some weekends and evenings
  • Possess strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Be able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally
  • Be able to work independently, but thrive in a team environment
  • Be creative and have the ability to troubleshoot issues in a fast-paced setting
  • Be a self-starter that is full of creative ideas and is not afraid to take initiative
  • Must understand the Brock experience and be engaged in life on campus
  • Create and foster a sense of enthusiasm and pride in student and campus life
  • Must have extensive knowledge of social media platforms
  • Must be an active Twitter and Facebook user
  • Experience in using Instagram is a plus
  • Have photography experience
  • knowledge of Brock University residences and their facilities is an asset

Term of Appointment:

September 2, 2017 to April 26, 2018

Closing Date

Please submit a cover letter, resume and class schedule no later than noon on Friday, July 28, 2017.

Email applications to c/o Tammy Brown