Monday, August 3, 2020


Job Description: The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland is seeking a motivated part-time writer/communications assistant to help generate content for the College’s website, contribute to the College’s social media presence and support the overall communications goals of the College throughout the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters (and possibly beyond). Applicants must be enrolled in classes at the University of Maryland in the fall 2020 semester. 

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Be available to work up to 15 hours per week (remotely)
  • Write copy that is crisp and to the point, simplifying sometimes complex ideas and terminology for a general audience
  • Be comfortable and experienced interviewing professionals across a wide array of subject matters (via phone or Zoom)
  • Manage multiple assignments, prioritize workloads and produce high-quality work within established deadlines
  • Work independently while maintaining regular contact with supervisors
  • Contribute to and manage social media platforms in a professional setting

Preferred experience or familiarity in the following areas:
  • Content management systems for websites (i.e. Drupal)
  • Zoom (or other online videoconferencing platforms)
  • PowerPoint 
  • Photoshop
  • Graphic Design

Salary & Benefit Information:

Number of Available Openings: 

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, up to three writing samples and a link to an online portfolio (if applicable) to

Position Closing Date:
August 31, 2020

Sara Gavin, Associate Director of Communications & Media Relations, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences