Undergraduate Student Jobs with AADS

Staff Assistant–Undergraduate (Federal Work-Study and Non-Work-Study Students)

March 2023

Duke’s Asian American & Diaspora Studies Program is looking for an undergraduate Staff Assistant to provide graphic design, marketing, and social media assistance. We are seeking someone who can help with a variety of tasks, such as create original graphics for events, courses, and programming for a variety of platforms (MailChimp, Duke Event Calendar, Duke TV screens, social media); regularly post events and news to the program’s social media (Facebook, and Instagram); and assist with the program newsletter. This person may on occasion be asked to write short written pieces for the program newsletter as well. Additionally, this person should have some familiarity with event/social media photography. The ideal candidate will have solid communication skills and work independently. Ability to juggle several projects with varying priorities at once is also desirable. We are seeking applicants who can begin at the start of the fall semester, but the start date is slightly flexible. Generally, AADS undergraduate student worker positions begin at the start of the semester, summer work is occasional. Priority deadline is March 20, 2023, and the position will be open until filled.

  • Approximately 5-7 hours/week.
  • A creative eye for publicity and media presentation
  • Knowledge of basic graphic design editing tools, especially Canva
  • Solid grasp of social media platforms
  • Creative problem solver and a willingness to contribute new ideas
  • Availability to attend staff meetings, and AADS sponsored events

This is a paid position. To be considered for this job, please email dukeaasp@duke.edu with a resume/CV and a brief cover letter sharing who you are and why you’re interested in this job.

Work study is a program that helps students get part-time jobs, primarily on Duke's campus.  When a work-study student finds a job, financial aid pays a portion of his/her wages. For more information on work study please visit https://financialaid.duke.edu/work-study