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C09 - Contract Employee -American Language and Culture Institute- Social Media Specialist and Spanish Language Outreach Assistant - AY 2024

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  • Job Description

      Req#: 2993
      General Statement of Duties

      The American Language and Culture Institute at Salem State University is seeking a dynamic and creative individual to join our team as a Graphic Designer, Social Media Specialist, and Spanish Language Outreach Assistant. This position requires a multi-faceted skill set to effectively communicate with our diverse audience, enhance the visual identity of the institute, manage social media platforms, and engage with Spanish-speaking communities to promote our programs.

      Salem State University values and appreciates diversity in all its forms and endeavors to create a space that reflects the campus community population which it serves. Our students come to Salem State University from 38 states and 48 countries and reflect the demographics of the greater Boston community in which we live. We are passionate about providing an experience for them and our fellow staff and faculty, where everyone can feel supported while they explore, learn, and celebrate their identities, similarities, and differences. We invite you to become a member of our community.

      Duties and Responsibilities

      1. Graphic Design:
        • Create visually appealing and cohesive designs for various promotional materials, including brochures, posters, banners, and digital assets.
        • Collaborate with the marketing and creative services team to develop graphics that align with the institute's branding guidelines.
        • Ensure consistency in design across all print and digital platforms.
      2. Social Media Management:
        • Develop and implement social media strategies to increase the institute's online presence.
        • Generate engaging content for various platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
        • Monitor social media trends, respond to inquiries, and manage online communities.
        • Analyze social media metrics to assess the effectiveness of campaigns and adjust strategies accordingly.
      3. Spanish Language Outreach:
        • Assist in the development and implementation of outreach strategies targeting Spanish-speaking communities.
        • Create content in Spanish to effectively communicate with our target audience.
        • Build relationships with local Spanish-speaking organizations, community leaders, and influencers to promote ALCI programs.
        • Translate written materials from English to Spanish and vice versa.


      Required Qualifications:
      • Proven experience in graphic design with a strong portfolio showcasing diverse design projects.
      • Proficiency in graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign).
      • Demonstrated expertise in managing social media platforms for organizations or brands.
      • Fluency in both English and Spanish, with strong written and verbal communication skills in both languages.
      • Knowledge of Spanish-speaking cultures and communities.
      • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team.

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree or higher in Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, or a related field.

      Application Instructions:

      Please apply online and attach a resume and cover letter. Application review will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is developed.

      Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university

      Working Conditions:

      This is a hybrid position with on-campus, in-person responsibilities which may require ocasional work on evenings and weekends.

      Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email

      Please note: Contracted positions are part-time and non-benefitted. All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Contracted positions are not eligible for H1B Visa sponsorship.

      EEO Statement:

      Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
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