NCLC is seeking a part-time remote Communications Assistant to expand its social media presence and support its community-based initiatives. This is an hourly, paid position for a Rutgers student; up to 20 hours will be required weekly.

Position Duties

Social Media

  • Share relevant, engaging, attractive, and timely content on NCLC’s social media platforms several times a week (original text, photos, video, and reposting of relevant news/content)
  • Research and respond to all social media inquiries in a timely fashion, regularly communicate with NCLC partners and audience
  • Provide ideas and insight for ways to engage the audience, support the development of social media campaigns

Event Coordination

  • Assist Communications Manager and other staff to coordinate community-based college knowledge events and other events as needed
  • Prepare marketing materials (flyers, Facebook events), track and record RSVPs
  • Attend NCLC events and programs to assist with on-site and virtual coordination as well as obtain social media content, like photos and video (requires hours after 5pm, occasionally)


  • Writing tasks, including proofreading/editing
  • Other relevant tasks as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or related field
  • Graduate students pursuing a degree in related field are encouraged to apply
  • Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, including how to utilize analytics tools (familiarity with other platforms a plus)
  • Interest in and familiarity with education and Newark, ability to stay up-to-date on current events locally and nationally in education
  • Prior experience creating digital content a plus (e.g., video and photo editing, graphic design, and animated graphics development)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, must have good grammar in writing
  • Detail oriented, excellent time management skills
  • Creativity

Interested applicants should email Daphne Alva at daphne.alva@rutgers.edu.

To apply for this job email your details to daphne.alva@rutgers.edu

About Newark City of Learning Collaborative

The Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC), housed at the Cornwall Center at Rutgers UniversityNewark, works to ensure that all Newark residents have the opportunity, information, and access to postsecondary opportunities. Working with partners from around the City, NCLC’s ultimate goal is to build and sustain a college-going culture in Newark.