Welcome to the Office of Health Advancement! If you are interested in joining a vibrant, thriving team with a focus for the well-being of our staff and our campus community, we currently have an opening for a graphic designer student position! Please see below. 

POSITION:                     Health Advancement Student Intern

DEPARTMENT:               Health Advancement, University Health Partners

WAGE and HOURS:        15-20 hrs/week, $8.50/hr (with an ability to work non-traditional hours)

 

Under the supervision of the Director of Health Advancement and the Health Educator, the student in this position is responsible for the development, implementation, and assessment of health education programs for the MSU community, including the responsibility of managing required online education programs. Duties may include but are not limited to:

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Administer online educational programs for all incoming students on alcohol, sexual assault, and financial education
  • Initiate and coordinate the distribution of Health Advancement resources throughout campus
  • Assist in planning, promoting, and coordinating events for students (Museum of the Rockies After Dark, Condom Fashion Show, etc.) relevant to student well-being
  • Develop, facilitate, and evaluate well-being programs tailored to MSU students
  • Perform research on relevant topics
  • Review Health Advancement materials for appropriateness to the student population and revise as necessary
  • Identify and collaborate with other campus and community organizations on Health Advancement initiatives
  • Conduct presentations as requested on a variety of health topics
  • Serve as a Health Advancement resource on campus

 

Experience / Requirements:

A successful candidate should:

 

  • Have working knowledge of Healthy Campus 2020, primary prevention, theory-based practice, program planning, and research/evaluation methods
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills and competence communicating information, directions and procedures to a variety of people both internal and external to the organization
  • Demonstrate conflict resolution skills and ability to deal with various personalities in a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to consistently exercise initiative, self-motivation, and good judgment
  • Perform tasks with a high degree of accuracy and close attention to detail
  • Handle multiple projects, manage time efficiently, prioritize tasks and balance shifting demands
  • Work effectively in a team oriented environment
  • Represent the Office of Health Advancement and its programs to others in a professional and courteous manner

 

Preferable:

Health Promotion/Community Health knowledge

Potential to focus on nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, body image, and/or ATOD prevention

 

Application Process

Currently enrolled full-time students pursuing a degree in any discipline are eligible to apply. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Danika Comey at danika.comey@montana.edu. Open until filled.

Start date:   June 4th or August 13th

Appointment – Academic Year – with a possibility of summer employment

POSITION:                     Student Graphic Designer

DEPARTMENT:               Health Advancement, University Health Partners

WAGE and HOURS:        15-20 hrs/ week, $8.50/hr

 

Under the direction of the Director of Health Advancement and the Health Educator, and in coordination with other offices and departments within University Health Partners, the Student Graphic Designer will:

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Update current publications and create new publications (including postcards, brochures,

advertisements, graphics, table tents, posters and web features) to serve the marketing needs of the Office of Health Advancement and University Health Partners 

  • In consultation with staff, identify appropriate photos, graphic elements, and videos to add

value to the program marketing on the website and social media platforms

  • Explore new ways of marketing Health Advancement programs in print and digital formats
  • Help facilitate OHA events and campaigns with an ability to work after-hour events

 

Experience / Requirements:

Successful candidate should:

 

  • Have extensive experience with graphic design software (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Have artistic sensibility, be creative, and willing to learn
  • Understand and independently carry out oral and written instructions while adhering to deadlines
  • Be detailed oriented and can prioritize tasks and complete several tasks simultaneously
  • Learn and successfully use new software programs as needed to fulfill job duties
  • Have basic knowledge of marketing principles and design aesthetics
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships including communication with OHA staff
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Knowledge of both Mac and PC operating systems
  • Knowledge of print and production processes
  • Communicate effectively with outside vendors for pricing, ordering of designs, etc.
  • Understand and adhere to copyright law and MSU’s graphic design policies

 

Preferable:

Health Promotion/Community Health knowledge

Photography and digital photo editing skills

Basic understanding of principles of marketing

 

Application Process:

 

Currently enrolled full-time students pursuing a degree in any discipline are eligible to apply. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, portfolio, and contact information for three references to Danika Comey at danika.comey@montana.edu. Open until filled.

 

Start date:   June 4th or August 13th

Appointment – Academic Year – with a possibility of summer employment